2012 – Awards

9th Place among America’s “Coolest Schools”
Sierra magazine’s sixth 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

  • Engineering Hall
  • Medical Education Building

Inaugural APPA Sustainability Award for Public Institutions
APPA is the world’s largest trade association for facilities management professionals in higher education

Southern California Edison Energy Management Award

California Resource Recovery Association’s Zero Waste Achievement Award

Tree Campus USA, second year in a row
Arbor Day Foundation program sponsored in partnership with Toyota

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