EP related Student Organizations
The following is a list of UVM Student Organizations that are related
to the environment. A list of all SGA clubs can be found here.
Club explores student interest in the human experience, including
biological and cultural way of both past and the present. The anthropology
club delves into cultures, both primitive and modern. Discussions,
movies, dinners, and trips to cultural hotspots and collections are
all part of the experience. We welcome everyone to come in and talk
about their experiences with culture, sub-cultures and even about
life itself. After all, we're all part of a culture, one way or another!
Bike Users Group (BUG)
of the University of Vermont strives to increase bike accessibility, knowledge, and infrastructure for the shared benefit of our physical and environmental health. BUG aims to provide a bike sharing program and student run bike shop where everyone from bike enthusiasts to beginners can find education on bike maintenance, safety, and the benefits of emission-free transportation.
Clean Energy Fund (CEF) The mission of the Clean Energy Fund is to finance new clean energy projects on the UVM campus and beyond. The source of the fund is a student fee dedicated to clean energy projects; this dedicated fee is part of a comprehensive fee that UVM collects each semester from full-time undergraduate and graduate students.
Common Ground Student Run Educational Farm increases the avenues for UVM students and to create positive
links to the Burlington community for the benefit of both students and
Participate in dairy related activities with students from other Universities,
go on trips and have a good time while learning about the dairy industry.
Eco-Reps are undergraduate leaders who foster environmental responsibility on campus. They educate their hall mates about sustaianbility issues, distribute information, and create, coordinate and host activities in their residence halls, operating on the philosophy that we can improve our relationship with the environment by making simple changes in our lifestyles.
UVM Fly Fishing The purpose of the UVM Fly Fishing Club is to educate students on the wonderful sport of fly fishing. Our goal is to help students learn the basics of fly fishing and aquatic ecology. We will also impart upon students a sense of concern for the conservation of fish species and their habitats. Through membership, we hope to expose students to the outdoors and build connections between students and their environment. No previous fly fishing experience is necessary, and all students are welcome.
The UVM Horticulture
Club was founded to bring together students interested in horticulture
to increase knowledge for themselves and others in the community through
volunteer and extracurricular activities.
International Socialist Organization
To provide a forum for politically active students to gather and discuss
contemporary issues. We are an outlet for students who want to use their
energies to organize, plan, and share ideas about upcoming protests
and other socially conscious events. We would also add to the educational
atmosphere on campus by providing an array of information to students
interested in political science, sociology, and cultural diversity.
The UVM Outing Club The University
of Vermont Outing Club, founded in 1932, is run by students. Membership
is open to the entire university community. Our purpose is to promote
the enjoyment of our natural environment, make friends, and to have
a lot of fun in the outdoors. We offer trips of all types, at levels
from beginner to expert. We provide all the equipment and instruction
you need. It's fun! It's cheap!! So stop by the house, sign up for a
trip, or stay for a meeting. You'll be glad you did!
The Slade Gardening
Club aims to promote healthy living and environmental stewardship through
organic gardening. The Slade Environmental Coorperative is a UVM residence hall and an environmental food cooperative emphasizing sustainable community living.
The Society of
American Foresters gives UVM students the chance to become part
of the largest forestry society in the world and to promote good will
and fellowship among foresters in Vermont and around the world.
Students for Peace
and Global Justice is the umbrella organization under which several activist/advocacy campaigns operate. These groups all strive to work toward socioeconomic and environmental justice.
The Vermont Student
Environmental Program (VSTEP) works as part of a collective whole
in the campus and community to further awareness and action on environmental
issues, and to increase communication and efforts on these issues at
regional, national, and global levels.
Volunteers in Action (VIA) is a student-run
organization that promotes and supports student-run volunteer programs
at UVM. VIA programs provide valuable help to people living in the Burlington
Area. They also educate students about volunteering and provide volunteers
with interesting and positive experiences outside the normal run of
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