Students discuss campus sustainability practices

Students gather for sustainability symposium

Dining Services introduces compostable tableware

Speakers discuss recycling, composting practices

Univ. to add more LED lights on campus

University begins using ‘recycled content’ paper

Facilities staff shares impact of Turn It Off day program

SCC brighter and more energy efficient after $200,000 lighting project

Brandeis Sustainability Ambassadors act as student resource

Graduate students create campaign for compost

14 ways Brandeis became more sustainable in 2017

New Solar Panels on Library Double Solar Power Generated at Brandeis University

Brandeis commutes green with RideAmigos

Students compete in sustainability contest to learn, improve habits and win prizes

deiSic fosters green ideas

Sustainability Committee Asks University to Continue Efforts

President Liebowitz joins leaders in supporting Paris climate accord

Brandeis University to Install 1.3 MW Solar Array to Save up to $2M in Energy Costs Over 20 Years

Brandeis launches new carpooling program for faculty, staff and students

Brandeis reaches campus sustainability milestone as initiatives continue

Barbecue for 700: just one bag of trash

Composting Rate Rises Nine Percent as Univ. Implements Campus-Wide Initiatives

Presentation Highlights Sustainability Efforts

Tapping into Local Food Sources, Turning off Power and Tuning into Sustainability 

University Uses 30% more Energy than Peers

Food Tank Offers Food for Thought

Students, Faculty and Staff to Compete in Upcoming Sustainability Contest

EV charging

Brandeis has 10 EV charging stations on campus across four parking lots: Admissions, Athletics, Theater and Tower lots. The fee for charging is $0.20 per kwh. Please see the instructions below on how to use the stations.

Drivers are allowed to park at the stations only when their vehicles are charging. 

Chargepoint stations

Admissions lot and Athletics lot

How do I obtain or activate a ChargePoint card?

You can sign up for a free ChargePoint card online or via our ChargePoint mobile app. After signup you will receive a free card within 7-10 business days. Once it arrives, you must log in to your account and activate your card. Go to My Account and select Manage ChargePoint Cards. Make sure you have your ChargePoint card on hand to enter the serial number and select save.

More Chargepoint support

BTC/Greenlots stations

Tower lot, Theater lot and Athletics lot

How do I obtain or activate a card for the SKY network?

Please follow instructions here.

What if a station is not working?

Please contact Greenlots or Chargepoint via their apps. Otherwise, requests for service to the stations can be made to Facilities Services via an online service request or via 6-8500. 

What's the benefit of electric cars?

This study by the Union of Concerned Scientists explains the benefits of EVs - fewer climate emissions than almost all comparable gasoline and gasoline hybrid cars. You can also use this tool to see how your EV compares to a conventional car.