Campus Sustainability Tours
Join a free walking tour of North Campus and discover some of the features that make the University of Alberta a leader in campus sustainability and have earned the institution a STARS™ Silver rating.
- How our campus power utility delivers energy efficiency
- Which buildings save and recycle precious water
- How the sun's energy is harnessed for light and electricity
- Where thousands of pounds of food scraps end up every year
- And much more!
Many of our tour stops look quite ordinary, but they have unique sustainability features below the surface.
Take the tour
Regularly scheduled tours
Daily, hour-long walking tours will resume on October 1. Pre-registration will be required and one week's notice is preferred. Please revisit this page in mid-September for opportunities to register. To register with less than a week's notice, please email email@example.com.
Book a private tour
Requests for private tours can be made year-round for special events or larger groups. To make your request, please contact Lisa Dockman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 780-248-1924.
All of the stops on the Campus Sustainability Tour are outdoors or open to the public. With this handy downloadable guide, you can now arrange a custom tour at your convenience. Learn about the unique sustainability features of the university's buildings and grounds, on your own and at any time.
Join a tour
Presented daily, beginning May 26, 2014 and continuing all summer long.
Tours take just under one hour. Please wear comfortable footwear. Pre-registration is required.
Walking tours are delivered collaboratively between the Office of the Registrar and the Office of Sustainability. All tours will be guided by UAlberta Ambassadors.