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University Commitments

  • Climate Neutrality

    Santa Clara University is a Charter Signatory of the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment. We first developed a Climate Neutrality Action Plan in 2010, and have a goal to achieve Climate Neutrality by 2020. 

  • Justice & Well-being

    Our campus addresses the human needs of our community, including diversity, employee wellness, developing frugal innovation, ministry, community action, and connection to the outdoors.

  • Cultural Heritage

    The University values the deeply complex history of the land and aims to preserve and share the campus' diverse and cultural heritage.

  • Sustainability Policy

    As a Jesuit and Catholic University, SCU embraces sustainability through environmental stewardship, education, and service which furthers its mission to act as a voice of reason, conscience, and service to society.