We strive to ensure a sustainable, healthy community for future generations of students.

Harper College is committed to reducing environmental impact across campus. Through campus up-grades, student coursework, community outreach and individual action, Harper is striving towards carbon neutrality to ensure a healthy, sustainable future at Harper and beyond.

Campus Sustainability Highlight

Students with Monarch ButterflyStart Seeing Monarchs!  Did you know that the Monarch butterfly is considered an endangered species? Wouldn't it be something if we could join forces and change the outcome for this incredible invertebrate? Join Monarch researcher and enthusiast, Kim Savino, on Tuesday, April 14th, 6:00pm at Harper College for an informative presentation filled with amazing facts about this royal beauty, and learn what you can do to be part of the solution!  Please RSVP to Amy Bandman by March 31st if you plan to attend.  Learn more at

Main Campus Utility Usage

Water Usage Chart      Electricity Usage Chart       Gas Usage Chart

Check back every month for a utility usage update.  Learn about Harper's carbon footprint and how to help reduce environmental impact on campus.  

Going Green

Follow the links below to find out how Harper is going green and reducing environmental impact on campus.

Sustainability Resources