USGBC Students | U.S. Green Building Council
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The global USGBC Students community is working together to sustain our future.

The global USGBC Students community is the most wide-ranging group of students — of all ages — working together to sustain our future. USGBC Students have access to the largest network of sustainability professionals around the world, as well as opportunities to network and volunteer with local community groups.

  • Create an account: Create a user profile on usgbc.org. Log into your account and navigate to "Account > Settings." Under the "About" section, indicate that you are a student and provide the following information: your school, student ID number, and graduation date. You will also be asked to provide this information each time you complete a purchase in order to receive discounts on USGBC products.
  • Gather!: Students are everywhere! Anybody with a usgbc.org user profile can search for and contact other students through the USGBC Students directory. Connect with and learn from industry professionals eager to mentor students. Get involved with your local USGBC community — volunteer and advocacy opportunities abound! To find your local USGBC Community check out the USGBC Directory.
  • Get Educated on Green Building!: Watch the courses Green Building for Everyone and LEED 101: Green Building Basics & LEED v4.
  • Obtain a Professional Credential to show your green building expertise: Prepare for the LEED Green Associate Exam by using this Study Plan and purchase the LEED Green Associate Study Bundle at the special student price of $109.
  • Advocate for your institution to launch a LEED Lab: This multidisciplinary immersion course utilizes the built environment to educate and prepare students to become green building leaders and sustainability focused citizens. Share information on LEED Lab with faculty to get interest.
  • Take advantage of student discounts: Students receive discounts on USGBC products, including the LEED v4 web-based reference guide ($50), Education @USGBC subscription ($99), USGBC publications (USGBC member price) and the LEED Green Associate exam ($100).