Fun Green Facts about JSU

Did You Know?

  •   JSU was designated a “Tree Campus” in 2006
  •   Installation of light motion sensors in all new constructions
  • Campus light efficiency project
  •   Use of solar panels for emergency call stations
  •   All academic building have recycling bins
  • Charging docks for hybrids at the Transportation Center building; and
  •   JSU – Payroll requires direct deposit to eliminate the printing of checks.


School of Engineering

  •   Was Mississippi’s first state-funded construction designated as a LEED certified project;
  •   Is environmental friendly and recycled materials were used in the construction;
  • Houses a storm water management system that captures rainwater in underground wells and recycles it for  landscaping uses;
  •   Maximizes the use of natural light in classrooms
  •    Uses light sensors
  • JSU has sponsored community gardens in the Washington Addition neighborhood since 2010 using staff and students to work with the community. Our efforts was recognized in the American Planning Association magazine in 2010