Student Resources

Interprofessional Student Climate Leadership Network

The Office of Sustainability is developing an Interprofessional Student Climate Leadership Network for students with a passion for the environment. The office has connected with UMB student sustainability groups, UMB interprofessional programs, and student affairs and services offices at each of the 7 schools to provide resources for students who are currently in a student sustainabilty group, or looking to start one.

How-To Guide for Starting an Environmental Student Group 

Are you a student and want to start an environmentally-focused student group, but aren’t sure where to start? This guide aims to break down the process, lay out a general framework for group creation, and provide additional resources and ideas as you move through the process. This guide also has information on school-specific guides on student group creation (Appendix A). 

How-To Guide for Starting an Environmental Student Group

Communications Guide for Organizers at UMB 

Whether you are an environmental student group or not, use this guide as a reference for university-wide communications, to find school-specific communications channels, or for contacts within the various student groups on campus. 

Communications Guide for Organizers at UMB

Environmental Organizations List 

Is your group looking to volunteer or engage with environmental organizations in Maryland or in the Baltimore area? Our list breaks it down for you and highlights each environmental organization’s area(s) of focus, activities and programming, and indicates whether there has been a UMB partnership in the past. 

Environmental Organizations List

Do you have any edits or additions for this list? Please let our office know at sustainability@umaryland.edu with subject line: ISCLN Environmental Organizations.

Student Sustainability Organizations

ECO - Environmental Justice in Action 

ECO - Environmental Justice in Action (ECO) is dedicated to amplifying the value of environmental-justice work and fostering greater knowledge and awareness of the interconnections between climate change, health equity, and the UMB professional disciplines. For more information, please contact ECO at this link.

Medical Students for a Sustainable Future (MS4SF) 

The School of Medicine has started a UMB chapter of Medical Students for a Sustainable Future. For more information and to get involved, please contact Olivia Babick, Richa Beher, Lillianna Pedersen, Ethan McCaslin, or Leena Khoury.

Maryland Environmental Law Society (MELS) 

The Maryland Environmental Law Society is the longest-standing environmental law student organization in the country. MELS is dedicated to preserving the integrity of our planet through community service, awareness, and legal education. For more information, visit the MELS website. To subscribe to the MELS listserv, send an email to mels@law.umaryland.edu.

The Green Committee at UMSOD 

The Green Committee at UMSOD welcomes students, staff, and faculty at the School of Dentistry who are interested in sustainability. Learn more on their Instagram page, and contact Nikita Tchoumak or Madison Whybrew to get involved.