2011- Awards

Second Nature Climate Leadership Award
Honors distinguished American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment signatory institutions

6th Place among America’s “Coolest Schools”
Sierra magazine’s fifth annual ranking of the nation’s greenest colleges and universities

U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Platinum Awards for New Construction

  • Sue & Bill Gross Hall – A CIRM Institute
  • Humanities Gateway

Gold Awards for New Construction

  • Clinical Laboratory Building at UC Irvine Medical Center
  • Puerta del Sol student housing complex*
  • Camino del Sol student housing complex*
  • Anteater Recreation Center expansion

*Privately owned and managed by American Campus Communities

Tree Campus USA
Arbor Day Foundation program sponsored in partnership with Toyota

Platinum-level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association, second year in a row

Organizational Leadership Award for UC Irvine’s Sustainability Program
Urban Land Institute’s Orange County½Inland Empire “Best of the Best” Awards