Our Student Organizations

Several Purdue University student organizations actively participate in different areas related to sustainability. If you want to help make the campus and the world more sustainable, check them out:

Agriculture Student Council

The mission of the Purdue Agriculture Student Council is to unite and direct students and clubs in the College of Agriculture, providing educational enrichment and social interaction. The council is composed of 20 members from a variety of majors and backgrounds. Visit their Facebook Page

Boiler Green Initiative

Boiler Green Initiative is a multidisciplinary, campus-wide student organization that focuses on the evaluation and continued enhancement of sustainability at Purdue University and its surrounding communities. Visit their Facebook Page

Center for the Environment

The Center for the Environment (C4E) serves to better connect faculty and students across departments and disciplines, strengthen support for innovative projects, and increase the impact of Purdue's work on important environmental issues.


Students in Eco-Reps at Purdue University serve as student ambassadors to promote sustainability and environmental stewardship in University Residences (a unit of Purdue Housing & Food Services).

Electric Vehicle Club

The Purdue Electric Vehicle Club encourages the development, knowledge-base, and enthusiasm towards electric vehicles by students and the community by hosting electric vehicle events, cruises and aiding it's members in converting their own vehicles to electric.

Engineers for a Sustainable World

Engineers for a Sustainable World at Purdue University is committed to forging innovative, lasting solutions to local and global sustainability challenges by partnering technical resources to develop sustainable solutions for community demands, promoting sustainability awareness, and forming dynamic partnerships between students, academia, professionals, and the greater Lafayette community. Visit their Facebook Page

Engineers without Borders

The mission of Engineers Without Borders is to build a better world through engineering projects that empower communities to meet their basic human needs and equip leaders to solve the world’s most pressing challenges.

Environmental Science Club

The Environmental Science Club is a student organization looking to increase the education, awareness, and community involvement of its members, while fostering a positive social setting. It organizes relevant faculty lectures and discussion sessions, community-based projects, and service/volunteering opportunities. Visit their Facebook Page

Environmental Science and Engineering GSO

The Ecological Sciences and Engineering Interdisciplinary Graduate Program Graduate Student Organization is an organization that consists of all students engaging in research or pursuing an advanced degree in the Ecological Sciences and Engineering Interdisciplinary Graduate Program at Purdue University.

Heifer International, Purdue Chapter

The mission of Purdue Heifer International Chapter is to work with communities local and globally to end hunger, poverty and to care for the earth through education, volunteer work and fundraising. Visit their Facebook Page

Net Impact (Undergraduate)

The Purdue chapter of Net Impact (Undergraduate) taps into an international network of more than 13,000 new-generation leaders who are committed to using the power of business to improve the world. Visit their Facebook Page

Net Impact (Graduate)

The mission of Net Impact (Graduate Students) at Purdue is to raise awareness of and participation in socially, economically, and environmentally responsible activities that inspire and challenge Purdue MBAs to incorporate sustainable values into business decisions and practice.

Purdue Energy Forum

The Purdue Energy Forum is comprised of student members interested in finding solutions for the energy challenges found in society; focusing on any aspect of energy generation, transportation, and usage. Visit their Facebook Page

Purdue Engineering Student Council

The purpose of the Purdue Engineering Student Council, is to promote communication and cooperation among students in the College of Engineering, to serve Purdue Engineering Students at the campus, regional, and national levels, to provide youth with the opportunity to explore engineering, and to promote professional growth among engineers. Visit their Facebook Page

Purdue Science Student Council

The goal of the Purdue Science Student Council is to provide academically oriented services in the College of Science, and promote professional growth amongst Science students and the community, through community service and outreach programs. Visit their Facebook Page

Purdue Student Farm Club

The mission of Full Circle Agriculture at Purdue is to support the Purdue Student Farm in such ways as: to plan the utilization of the land, to gain and organize members to tend to the farm, to publicize the farm, and to elect student representatives for the joint faculty student farm Management Committee. Visit their Facebook Page

Purdue Student Government

Purdue Student Government is a student-run and operated organization that serves the student body by advocating student concerns to students, faculty, community members, administration and alumni. Visit their Facebook Page

Purdue Student Sustainability Council

The Purdue Student Sustainability Council is composed of representatives from various Purdue University student organizations active in the sustainability arena. Its mission is to promote the ideal of a living laboratory, further communication, cooperation and collaboration between member organizations and others, and advise the University Sustainability Council and Purdue University. Visit their Facebook Page

Society of Environmental and Ecological Engineers

The purpose of the Society of Environmental and Ecological Engineers is to provide a link between students, faculty, administrators and alumni in efforts to increase awareness and growth of environmental engineering.

Students Growing Sustainable Communities

Students Growing Sustainable Communities is an organization expanding sustainability in communities through hands-on service projects. A multidisciplinary, project-oriented approach allows participants to drive sustainability forward.

US Green Building Council Student Group

USGBC Stduent Group is a group of students dedicated to promoting environmentally sustainable building practices across the Purdue University community. 

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