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Guide to Green Colleges

JMU has been named in the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges in 2009-2015. Read More >

Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards

JMU received Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards in 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Read More >

Virginia Sustainable Building Network

The Virginia Sustainable Building Network awarded JMU a 2012 Green Innovation Award for Wayland Hall. Read More >

Bicycle Friendly University

The League of American Bicyclists designated JMU as a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly University. Read More >

Virginia Recycling Association

The Virginia Recycling Association recognized JMU with an Outstanding University Award for Excellence in 2013. Read More >


JMU completed the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) in Fall 2013 and achieved a silver rating. Read More >

Greater Virginia Green Building Council

The Greater Virginia Green Building Council awarded JMU a 2014 Leadership Award for environmental stewardship efforts. Read More >

e College Finder

e College Finder identified JMU as the "Greenest College Campus in Virginia." Read More >

JMU's university-wide commitment to environmental stewardship continues to gain recognition. Read more