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Campus Sustainability Month

The SustainableUMD Network is celebrating Campus Sustainability Month this October. Follow us on Instagram @sustainableumd to learn more about global sustainability initiatives and UMD programs. Visit the SustainableUMD Progress Hub for updated metrics on UMD's sustainability initiatives. 

Are you interested in showing support for the sustainability community on campus? Join us for fun activities, lectures, and a chance to connect with your peers. See the list of events below.


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Staff Green Workspace Introduction

Learn more about our revamped program.
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Staff Sustainability Badge Launch

Starting in October, the Sustainability Badge provides an opportunity for staff and faculty to participate in campus sustainability efforts on an individual level.

Learn more
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October 6th Self-Care Fair

Join us in supporting Mental Health Awareness Week at Self-Care Fair. From 12-3pm on Friday, October 6th visit the Office of Sustainability on McKeldin Mall to make a DIY body scrub and find out ways to cope with climate anxiety.

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October 11th Farmers Market

Visit Tawes Plaza from 11am-1pm on Wednesday, October 11th to hear how staff can earn a new Sustainability Badge. Students can participate in an activity with the SustainableUMD Ambassadors.

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October 25th Staff/Faculty Lunch & Learn and Networking

Connect with your colleagues who are passionate about sustainability by attending our virtual session on October 25th from 12-1pm.

Link to RSVP
Campus Sustainability Month Celebration

October 27th Campus Sustainability Month Celebration

Join us on Friday, October 27th from 1-3pm to celebrate Campus Sustainability with the Department of Resident Life and the Department of Transportation Services. 

Event Information

Additional October Events

Safety Starts with you

Transportation Safety Month

Each October our campus celebrates safety month to promote safe transportation habits on and around campus. With the rise of micromobility vehicles on campus, it's important to know how to safely interact with others in traffic, ride predictably, and with care!

Learn more
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Mental Health Awareness Week

Join the UMD Mental Health Coalition for a week of fun, engaging programming to improve your mental health! 

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