detail of grapes on the vine at UNH Woodman Farm


STARS Platinum - the highest
rating for sustainability


Main campus powered by 100% renewable electricity



State's only 3-star green certified
restaurant (we have 3)

A top-rated sustainability institution.

Sustainability at UNH is a university-wide endeavor.  We're all stewards of sustainability through our collective
action.  We can balance the values of environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and economic vitality to
meet our present needs and ensure the ability of future generations will meet their needs. 
Engage with UNH's sustainable learning community today.

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Student in beer brewing class
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student at UNH Woodman Farm

Stars Platinum Status

UNH holds a STARS Platinum rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability
in Higher Education (AASHE).  This recognition places us at the highest level of sustainability
performance among colleges and universities.  UNH's Platinum rating was made possible through
a long-term, concerted, and university-wide effort that engaged faculty, staff, and students.

Learn more 

Sustainability News & Headlines


Tops In Sustainability

Tops In Sustainability

Tops In Sustainability

UNH named to Green College Honor Roll

Nesmith Hall

Virtual Realities

Virtual Realities

Students continue sustainability projects during pandemic

aerial of mountains and lake

UNH Honors 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

UNH Honors 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

President Dean signs Climate Leadership Call to Action

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Sustainability Events

  • October

    Semester in the City OPEN HOUSE (virtual)

    Semester in the City OPEN HOUSE (virtual) 1:00pm - 2:30pm,  1:00-2:30 PM OPEN HOUSE | Register to attend. 2:30-3:00 PM Virtual Apartment Tour and/or 1:1 coaching breakout sessions! Learn more about the Semester in the City program (Live & intern in Boston!), a fully-credited fellowship program that gives you the opportunity to spend a semester learning hands-on through well-supported internships. Hear from current Semester in the City students about this transformative 15-week program that allows them to address current social is...
  • October

    Webinar: Accountable Business Leaders: On a Mission for Justice and Equity

    Webinar: Accountable Business Leaders: On a Mission for Justice and Equity 12:30pm - 2:00pm, 12:40-2:00 PM REGISTERA part of the Changemaker Speaker Series, this timely panel will explore how certified B Corps and other pioneering businesses are building an inclusive  economic system that addresses fundamental injustice and inequity.  This is an i2passport event. Thank you to our Lead Co-Host: Responsible Governance & Sustainable Citizenship Project/College of Liberal ArtsThank you to our Co-Hosts: Carsey School of Public Policy, Peter T. Paul College of Busines...
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    Sustainability Virtual Tour

    UNH is a leader in sustainability. Learn how we infuse sustainability in the daily operations of our campus and how we inspire, train and support the next generation of changemakers.

    Watch the Video


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    Working for Justice.

    We stand in solidarity with the Black community, with peaceful protesters, and individuals all over the world working for racial justice.

    Read our Statement


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