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The Green Office(G.O.) Certification program is a tool for offices to further the culture of sustainability at UNCG. It is designed to centralize sustainability guides, and be a vector of sustainability education and implementation so that offices can become the best, most sustainable offices they can be!

There are more than 60 credits and 3 levels of certification so LET’S G.O.!!!

Things to know: 

  • There are 10 mandatory credits to be a participant.
    • All credits can be seen listed in the Credit Worksheet below.
  • It is mandatory to have the participation of at least 75% of your office.
    • Smaller parts of offices that contain more than 25 employees may choose to participate in groups containing a minimum of 5 employees.
  • Certifications last for 3 years before re-certification is necessary.
  • This program is not meant to be out of reach for any office. Please send any concerns to uncgsus@uncg.edu.

The Program

First read the 10 steps!: Step by Step Instructions 
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Then have your office head and 75% of your office sign this: Participation Sheet

Next use this to complete credits!: Green Office Credit Sheet

The following links can be found in the appropriate field of the Credit Sheet, but they are also listed here for your convenience.

Email Templates

Participation Forms

Past Participating Offices:

Certification Complete:

  1. Office of the Chancellor – June 2011
  2. Office of Enterprise Risk ManagementOctober 2011
  3. Office of Housing & Residence Life – May 2012
  4. Facilities Design & ConstructionDecember 2012
  5. Division of Business AffairsMarch 2014
  6. Jackson Library ERIT DepartmentDecember 2014
  7. Jackson Library Digital Media CommonsFebruary 2015

Certification In Progress:

  1. Facilities Operations
  2. Career Services Center
  3. Student Success Center
  4. Student Health Services
  5. Weatherspoon Art Museum
  6. Department of Classical Studies

Signed Up To Begin:

  1. Office of the Provost
  2. Dean of Students Office
  3. University Registrar’s Office
  4. International Program Center
  5. Harold Schiffman Music Library
  6. Jackson Library – 9 Departments
  7. Department of Campus Recreation
  8. Office of Leadership & Service-Learning
  9. Department of Environmental Health & Safety