Sustainability is an ever-growing collaboration on campus to build healthy, fair, and resilient systems that help everyone thrive. By working together, USD aims to grow and become a more sustainable university.
Coyotes are dedicated to sustainability
Faculty, staff, and students can support the environment by minimizing their impact on campus and within the community. You have the opportunity to be involved and contribute to many sustainability initiatives on campus.
Dining/Buildings & Grounds
Coyote Dining strives for sustainability through responsible sourcing, plant-based options, waste reduction, and more. Learn more about dining commitments here.
Our Facilities Management staff maintain water bottle refill stations in every building, use green cleaning practices, and continually work to improve energy efficiency. We are a certified Tree Campus, and our landscaping includes attractive and drought-tolerant native prairie plants.