Career Opportunities

Looking to start, invigorate, or switch your career to focus exclusively or more on sustainability? Start here to find jobs, internships, scholarships, and more.

Get Active

The Student Office of Sustainability (SOOS) supports the potential of students to to infuse sustainability into the culture, values, and decision-making at Pitt. With a physical collaboration space in the William Pitt Union (510) , SOOS  supports 25+…


Explore News & Stories Stay updated on all sustainability happenings on campus! Read featured news; learn about activities, achievements, and awards; and find out who is making a big splash in sustainability on campus and off.  Interested in…

Education & Research

Engaging Students & Faculty in Academic Sustainability Through the integration of a creative, multidisciplinary curriculum, groundbreaking research, and social engagement, the University of Pittsburgh is working to educate every member of its faculty, staff, and student communities on…

Campus Initiatives

No matter where you go on campus, there is a sustainable campus initiative to join or learn more about. Pitt takes pride in its vibrant sustainability culture. Check out some of these great initiatives!

Sustainability Impact Areas

Established in 2018, the Pitt Sustainability Plan identifies 15 impact areas that help focus the University’s 60+ sustainability goals and key performance indicators for tracking progress over time. These impact areas are organized into the 3 themes below.

Calendar of Events

Search for upcoming sustainability events, tours, lectures, sales, films, and celebrations, at the University of Pittsburgh and around the city! Read our land acknowledgment.

Sustainability Week

The University of Pittsburgh is pleased to host a wide assortment of activities to celebrate Sustainability Week. Check out the full schedule here. We hope you will join us!

Tom Heidkamp

Tom Heidkamp, called Pitt’s “Father of Sustainability” by some, made a sizable impact on campus. Retired in March 2019, Tom served as the manager of Surplus Property, which handles the sale, receipt, storage, distribution, and disposal of all surplus equipment,…

Pitt Home

The University of Pittsburgh defines “sustainability” as balancing equity, environment, & economics so current and future generations can thrive.  Keeping this in focus, Pitt is actively involved in sustainability initiatives and practices across disciplines, domains, and scales —…