Sustainable isn't just a buzzword in Dining Services. All of our sustainable efforts have contributed to the rankings that place UConn,
year after year, in the top ten lists of most sustainable universities. See rankings & certifications below.
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RANKINGS & CERTIFICATIONS
GreenMetric World University rankings list - In 2022, UConn was ranked #8 in the world and #2 in the US.
The GreenMetric survey focuses on the environmental aspects of sustainability.
All eight of our dining halls have been four-star certified by the Green Restaurant Association.
UConn is the only campus in the U.S. to have all dining halls achieve the highest level of certification from the GRA.
UConn has gone platinum — as one of the world’s most sustainable campuses. UConn rates sixth out of over 1,000 universities in 40 countries in the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) 2020 Sustainable Campus Index.
UConn is one of only seven institutions meriting platinum status.