• Green Tip

    Burn calories, not energy! Skip the elevator and TAKE THE STAIRS.

  • Trees and Shrubs Saved

    Operations and maintenance moved trees, shrubs, and grasses endangered by construction.

    Read the full Elm story.

  • Cut Your Carbon Emissions

    How can you reduce your carbon emissions? UMB Go Green has a few ideas.

  • Take Public Transportation

    Want to start taking public transit? UMB Go Green can help!


The University of Maryland, Baltimore is working toward a sustainable future.


Bruce Jarrell, MD, FACS

The President's Climate Commitment

We're committed to preserving the world's natural resources through careful campus stewardship.

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Climate Action Plan

We want our impact on the natural environment to be the lowest of any comparable university.

Wind Turbines

Greenhouse Gas Reduction

At UMB, we're making progress toward our 2050 carbon neutrality goal.

LED Bulbs

Current Initiatives

Energy conservation initiatives include using more efficient bulbs, occupancy sensors, daylight sensors, and smart breakers.