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Prospective Students

Oxford Dormitory

Participants in SLE can take advantage of:

  • A community of students interested in sustainability
  • Mentorship from returning students
  • Access to community kitchens
  • SLE programs, events, trips, and funding opportunities
  • A unique location in a  wooded residential area across the street from the Nichols Arboretum

Leadership opportunities with SLE include:

  • Developing sustainability pilots and projects
  • Increased ownership of their living space to make it more sustainable
  • Promoting the three pillars of sustainability: Environment, Equity/Ethics and Economics
  • Development of personal and civic responsibility in shaping a more vibrant planet and future
  • Exploration of the ways sustainability ties into academic and career interests
  • Returning as a Peer Mentor which is a paid position 

SLE requirements include:

  • Living in SLE designated halls at Oxford Houses
  • Taking the SLE seminar both fall and winter semesters which is a required 2 credit course each semester
  • Contribute to an inclusive community environment welcoming of all participants and their diverse identities

SLE students are also given the oppurtunity to:

  • Participate in community-wide welcome activities at the start of each semester.
  • Be an active member of the community by participating in SLE sponsored programs and events (once per month is the  minimum).
  • Design and plan SLE projects and activities
  • Play a role in building a sustainable community and sustainability projects at SLE.

SLE welcomes students regardless of their academic focus.

Questions about the program? Email us at, or read more about SLE here.