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Sustainable Living Center: The Sustainable Living Center, founded in 2008, is designed for students interested in learning about sustainability, including topics like environmental justice, ecological stewardship, food, community building, climate action, innovation, policy, and more.
Students living in the Sustainable Living Center (SLC) will learn how to reduce their environmental impact by minimizing energy inputs and waste outputs, grow food in the house's vegetable garden, and learn about sustainability through participation in the mandatory food co-op program. The community offers academic and social programs including communal dinners, discussion groups, workshops, and access to sustainability events and resources on campus.
At the SLC, we welcome both residents who are new to sustainability and eager to learn more as well as residents with lots of sustainability experience. Residents bring a wide variety of interests and backgrounds to the program. We expect all residents to be passionate, open, and willing to participate and learn. At the SLC we strive to create a place where residents are enthusiastically engaged, excited to meet new people, and committed to building an inclusive home on campus.
SLC residents are expected to:
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To apply to live in the SLC, go to your DartHub star portal and select Living Learning when you apply for housing.
The Sustainable Living Center is located in North Hall, a free-standing building on Choate Road near the intersection of North Main Street. View floor plans on the website of the Office of Residential Life.