There are many ways to get involved in sustainability outside of the classroom. Explore student clubs and school-specific groups to find your community.


  • EarthMatters - NYU's premier campus-wide environmental club
    There are a number of national campaigns with NYU chapters functioning under or in partnership with EarthMatters
    • Take Back the Tap - focused on implementing hydration systems and phasing out the sale of bottled water on campus
    • Real Food Challenge - advocating for more sustainable and ethical food options in NYU's dining services
    • Citizens Climate Lobby - educating students on campaigning for climate-related policies
  • American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) - ensuring the input of African Americans and other minorities into the discussions and developments of energy policies regulations, R&D technologies, and environmental issues.
  • Animal Welfare Collective - bring awareness to and advocating for animal rights.
  • Community Agriculture Project - educating on urban agriculture and tending to the community garden in Washington Square Village.
  • Future Fashion Group - raising awareness and brodening the discussion around the social and environmental consequences of the maintain fashion industry.
  • New York Water Environment Association at NYU - increasing opportunities for young professionals and serving as a bridge for students to learn about the water environment industry.
  • Share Meals at NYU - eliminating food insecurity and social isolation at NYU.
  • SproutUp - providing free, youth-led environmental education program to 1st and 2nd grade students in NYC.
  • Stern Net Impact - a mission-driven community of students passionate about using their business background to generate positive social change.
  • Two Birds One Stone - delivering hot, edible food that is leftover from NYU dining halls to homeless shelters around NYC.



  • Green Shanghai
  • Sustainability Committee (as part of the Student Government in Abu Dhabi)
  • Green Pathway (at NYU DC)
  • NYU Florence Sustainability Coalition