In the fall of 2009, the Student Government Association (SGA) established the Student Sustainability Committee (SSC). SSC is an external committee of SGA that is comprised of four voting members from SGA, five voting members from the student body at large including one from the Association of Residence Halls (ARH) and is chaired by SGA's Secretary of Sustainability.
The purpose of the committee is to:
Alternative Breaks gives you the chance to do something that is both memorable and rewarding. Their goal "is to move enthusiastic, giving students from being heartfelt volunteers toward becoming active, lifelong, participatory citizens and agents for social change, committed to social justice."
Association of Residence Halls (ARH) serves as the voice of the students living in the residence halls and has student sustainability coordinators in each hall.
Horticulture Club is open to all students with an interest in horticulture including landscaping, ornamental horticulture, turf grass management, fruit, vegetable, and floriculture production.
Campus Recreation develops frequent hiking trips and activities from within Illinois and through out the country for students and faculty to participate in.
Renewable Energy Society is comprised of students, faculty and community members who see renewable energy solutions as the key to a sustainable future, functioning economy, and elevating our communities and our country to a position of leadership in a global crisis. To find out more, get on their listserv, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC) is a registered student organization "that works to protect the environment and our future." They strive to educate campus and the local community about the environmental problems created by modern society.
Student Environmental Health Association (SEHA) "is an official chapter of the National Environmental Health Association and the Illinois Environmental Health Association. SEHA takes an active role in providing students opportunity for involvement with club-sponsored events as well as professional meetings throughout Illinois."
Student Government Association is "committed to proactively effecting change in the best interests of the student body; furthering the cultural and social growth of the student body; and generally advocating the interests of the student body to the University and community."
Students Today, Leaders Forever is a registered student organization whose mission is "To reveal leadership through service, relationships, and action."