Be a leader – Be an EcoRep!


Want to be a part of a close-knit community of student leaders? As an EcoRep, you will move in early to participate in an amazing weekend retreat in Jamestown, Colorado, which will connect you to other first-year students and give you the skills to hit the ground running as a dedicated environmental advocate! Interested EcoReps may also participate in a fully-funded spring break service trip, as well as field trips and trainings in Denver, Boulder and more!

Get the on-campus family that you deserve in this unique yearlong leadership opportunity, and learn how to create change at CU Boulder! Receive training on recycling, sustainability and green living that will enable you to educate your in-hall community and engage in meaningful dialogue with your peers!

Apply Now!

If you have difficulty with the web application, you may print, fill out, scan, and email the PDF application to
Applications due July 15, 2017

Our Mission

By giving our EcoReps the skills and knowledge needed to promote sustainably responsible behavior in the residence halls, our program strives to create an engaged and environmentally active on-campus community. We help students to be leaders within their academic class through specialized training, programming, experimental learning opportunities and service work.

Important Information

  • Available for first- and second-year students living in residence halls only
  • Must be available three Tuesdays per month from 6:00-7:00pm
  • This is a full-year program, and requires dedication and a full year commitment

EcoRep Duties

Required Meetings

  • Training meetings (Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 pm)
  • Attend three hall council meetings a semester create sustainability related programs in your halls
  • Fall training: August 12-18
  • Spring training: Late January


  • Attend and plan approximately three events per semester with fellow EcoReps 
  • Training and support is provided to make this process easy and fun
  • EcoReps receive programming funds for supplies/food—whatever is needed for planned programs

Other Opportunities

  • Serve as a recycling advisor in regular student move-in
  • Spring Break Service Trip; provided at no additional cost, up to 12 spots available for EcoReps only
  • Maintain an eco-board for your building to get your message out there!

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at