On Campus Action



A historic arboretum and over 400 acres of Ecological Preserve are just two examples of the campus commitment to sustainability.


Barn solar panels Vassar College

From on-site solar to geothermal heating and cooling, Vassar is committed to an emission-free future.

Food and Dining

Indoor farmers market at Vassar College

Local and sustainably-grown food is a core part of the campus dining experience.

Green Reinvestment Fund

Bicycles at Vassar College

An internal revolving loan fund for Vassar’s energy efficiency projects.

Student Organizations


Vassar offers a number of ways for students to get involved in sustainability.

Sustainability Governance

Library quad Vassar College

The Arboretum Committee and the Climate Action and Sustainability Committee are stewards of many of Vassar’s most important sustainability efforts.


Electric cars

Vassar supports numerous opportunities to get to, from, and around campus in a more environmentally friendly way.