Vote Yes Green Fund

Vote Yes Green Fund

Vote Yes, during the Campus Elections, April 4th and 5th

from 9am - 6pm at the UC Art Gallery (room 106)

Proposal- A $5 tuition allocation per student per regular semester, $2.50 per summer semester, to be designated toward Green Fund for University-wide Sustainability Initiatives

The Green Fund provides resources to further the Sustainability Initiative on campus with awards to students, staff, and faculty for projects that model environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable practices in the campus community.  

The Fund also provides the unique opportunity for students to have a direct impact on campus sustainability and obtain experience implementing and leading campus projects.


Possible Projects and programs funded by this Fund

  1. Recycling including electronic waste recycling for students
  2. Expanding the composting program for pre and post waste food waste
  3. Shoes Recycling
  4. Reducing the use pf plastic bags and Styrofoam
  5. Bee Campus USA certification
  6. Sustainable dining including an Urban Farm on campus
  7. Climate Action Plan
  8. Biking infrastructure including bike racks, Bike Barn and more bike repair stations on campus
  9. Water filling stations
  10. Travel and Speaker Grants for students and faculty
  11. Student Internships with the Office of Sustainability 

How Will The Fund Work?

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Establish a Campus Sustainability Green Fund Committee which includes students, faculty, staff
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Project Application- Eligible project proposals are diverse and advance the University's sustainability goals.
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The Campus Sustainability Fund Committee will be responsible for reviewing, selecting, and facilitating project proposals
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Allows us to award Grants for project proposals etc.
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As an area of Focus in UT Arlington’s Strategic plan, the Office of Sustainability’s mission is to advance the principles of sustainability (Social, Environmental, Economic) by educating and empowering faculty, students, staff, and community.

Reach Out

Office of Sustainability


call  Phone: 817-272-9299


News and Events

03/01/2022 | The Shorthorn | Student Senate passes resolutions relating to green fund

During a general body meeting Tuesday, the Student Senate passed three resolutions, including the potential creation of a green fund and fee. -- Read More --


02/23/2022 | The Shorthorn | How UTA’s proposed green fund could expand the campus’ sustainability efforts

Student Senate recently introduced a resolution to poll the student body on implementing a green fund that could bolster existing sustainability initiatives and help fund new ones. -- Read More --