School of Environmental Sustainability
Advancing Sustainability Knowledge and Education
At Loyola University Chicago, you can be a part of the solution. The School of Environmental Sustainability is training the next generation of environmental leaders.
Answer your calling
Addressing critical environmental issues
Our students are part academic and part activist as we search together for creative and workable solutions.
Our research seeks to better understand crises of ecological destruction and social injustice and build more sustainable societies.
From your community to the global village, we ease the search for solutions with a hands-on, locally-engaged approach.
Our students and faculty are making a difference in building equitable and resilient food systems that empower communities.
We work to advance energy policy and administration systems that shift away from fossil fuels and mitigate climate change.
Fall 2023 Progress Report
It has been a year of growth and renewal at the School of Environmental Sustainability. Read about new academic programs, impactful research, student accomplishments, alumni careers, and more in the Fall 2023 Progress Report.Read more
Sustainable Food Systems
Urban Agriculture Program Celebrates 10 Years
The School of Environmental Sustainability's Urban Agriculture Program is celebrating 10 years since its founding. The program provides food for local farmers' markets and restaurants and serves the community through donations to local food pantries.Learn More
New Major Connects Sustainability, Business, and Economics
This year, SES expanded its academic offerings by adding a new bachelor’s degree program in environmental economics and sustainability.Learn More
Prospective Students, Current Students, & Alumni
Keep up with students, faculty, alumni and staff from SES.
Sustainability at Loyola
While our School of Environmental Sustainability leads the way in training students for lifelong, rewarding careers across fields and industries—every campus at Loyola is dedicated to bringing green-thinking to the forefront. Discover why we're one of the nation's greenest.