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Student Organizations

Environmental Sustainability Club (ESC)

This club aims to create environmentally sustainable practices within the Nazareth College community, raise environmental awareness, and engage the student body in the environmental movement. With a focus of creating a more environmentally conscious atmosphere on campus, club events include environmental seminar presentations, public clean-ups, composting care, facility tours, and an Earth Day Expo.

Oak Tree Food Pantry
Bikes and outdoor equipment

Loaning bikes and other outdoor equipment: Bikes@Naz has more than 70 bikes, plus snowshoes and cross-country skis for free borrowing by the Naz community. Bicycle racks have been placed around campus.

Career Closet

Recycling and lending clothes to benefit students: The Career Closet — courtesy of the Leadership Program, Center for Life's Work, and the Undergraduate Association.

Employee and Student Transportation

Employee and Student Transportation

The Nazareth University Sustainability team is proud to offer car-charging stations on campus.


  • Parking Lot O (next to George Hall)
  • Lot A (Arts Center)

These stations provide plug-in hybrid and battery-electric vehicle users with a safe and manageable link between the power grid and the vehicle.

Charger station operation guide »



We recycle metal, plastic, paper, gift wrap, and all other items accepted in Monroe County. No need to separate items, since the county uses single-stream recycling. Bookmark this Monroe County guide for a quick and easy reference. 

Nazareth's Information Technology Services created an online IT project request system, which replaced a paper process and saves hundreds of sheets of paper each budget season.

The finance department's budget process went paperless in 2009.

Print management is enforced to reduce toner waste and improve the monitoring of paper use.

100% of landscaping materials are recycled right on Naz’s campus. 

The Dining Commons is tray-less and composts 100% of waste.