Welcome to the NIU Community!
Join the ENVS team to get involved with the Green Office Certification program, campus clean-ups, liaison with the environmental student groups, and work on special projects in the ENVS office.
The Green Living Community offers opportunities for students to live with students who have similar interests. The floor is advised by Melissa Burlingame, Program Coordinator for Environmental Studies. The Community Advisor and House Leader for the floor are also Environmental Studies majors.
Living Learning Community
The Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning has several opportunities for students to get engaged in active research with NIU Faculty.
Committee for the Preservation of Wildlife - prairie volunteering and plant sale
Green Paws Environmental Alliance - advocacy
The Student Subunit of the Illinois Lakes Management Association - campus clean up and water issues
There are numerous volunteer opportunities offered through the Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability & Energy (ESE Institute).
Make an Impact!
Our students jump at the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the community.
The ESE Institute integrates perspectives and methods from the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, technology, and engineering.