Student Projects

Need an idea for your next class project, student org event, or want an opportunity to lead an initiative on campus? You've come to the right place. The Office of Sustainability has LOTS of projects in mind that would move progress forward at UMD and we need your help!

Project Ideas List

Interested in working on a GIS honors project or independent study with the Office of Sustainability? Fill out the form below to get started.

 GIS Project Interest Form

Completed Projects List (by category)

These projects are another source for ideas OR could be updated, improved, or built upon with your new ideas. Check them out! If you have a completed project to add to this list, please email it to [email protected] (all formats accepted/encouraged!).

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Waste & Recycling

Buildings & Grounds



Have you done a project about healthy eating, sustainable agriculture, food deserts, food access/insecurity, etc? We'd love to feature it! Just email us at [email protected]


UMD Office of Sustainability is always looking for great projects that showcase or could help make our campus more sustainable. If you have any great research ideas send it to us at [email protected]


Campus Sustainability Surveys & Assessments

How has UMD integrated sustainability across campus? What areas are we doing well in? What do we need to work on?

Campus Sustainability Outreach