Green Fee Board

Since 2013, 91Թ˵ijԹ's Green Fee has funded students' sustainable initiatives. Ranging from a recycling competition to a bike share, projects supported by the Green Fee Fund enrich the university community, advance sustainability, and develop students' skills.

 

Apply for Green Fee Funds

Any student at 91Թ˵ijԹ who has paid the green fee is eligible to apply for a green fee fund grant. 

About the Green Fee

The Green Fee was first approved by the student body in a 2011 referendum. US91Թ˵ijԹ later established the Green Fee Board, a team of community members - including three students-at-large, two members of student government, a faculty representative, and 91Թ˵ijԹ's Director of Sustainability - tasked with evaluating proposals for Green Fee funding. The Board has developed a rigorous proposal process, ensuring that the Green Fee will only support projects demonstrating social responsibility, economic pragmatism, and environmental wisdom.

The Green Fee Board is composed of 91Թ˵ijԹ students, faculty, and/or staff, and is tasked with ensuring responsible disbursement of Green Fee funds. Five of seven student seats are elected during US91Թ˵ijԹ General Elections in the fall and spring semesters. The two remaining seats are reserved for appointees of the US91Թ˵ijԹ Assembly. Additionally, two non-voting faculty or staff advisors serve on the board. To be considered on this board, please visit the US91Թ˵ijԹ Presidential Appointments webpage.

The Green Fee is paid by students attending the 91Թ˵ijԹ (91Թ˵ijԹ). The fee promotes sustainability efforts throughout the campus community by funding initiatives defined by environmental stewardship, economic pragmatism, and social responsibility. See detailed student fees and costs for specific fee amounts.

To be considered on this board, please visit US91Թ˵ijԹ Presidential Appointments.

Contact the Board

Get Involved with the Green Fee Board!

Reach out to Zac Clark 907-786-1371 to learn more.

 

Submit an Idea for the Board

Have a great idea for sustainability at 91Թ˵ijԹ, but no time to work on it? Write out a quick summary of the idea and submit it to the Green Fee staff. Within a few days, staff will post the idea anonymously so that eager volunteers in search of a good idea can run with it.

Fill this to request the board for project funding.