Cool Campus Challenge

Are you up for the Challenge?

From April 1 – 26, take simple energy-saving, waste-reducing and other sustainability actions to lower your footprint and earn points.

Every UC campus will be competing to be crowned the “Coolest Campus.”

UC San Diego Campus Prizes

  • Weekly raffles for individuals who’ve earned the most points in that week’s Challenge theme!
    • Prizes include a reusable lunch kit, solar-powered mobile device charger, and a $75 VISA gift card!
  • Top point earning individual: An achievement certificate and a $500 voucher to UC San Diego Bike & Skate
  • Top point earning team: An achievement certificate and a Sustainable Kit suitable for the needs of the winning team (sustainable office supplies, Green Events, student-org activities, etc.)
  • Top point earning college: A sustainably-made and sourced trophy and a Green Event Kit (reusable dishware, utensils, cups, etc.) for its Student Council to host sustainable events.

UC System-wide Prizes

  • Top UC campus: UC Cool Campus Challenge Trophy and $2,000 to put towards an on-campus sustainability project
  • Two Runner Ups
    • Greatest percent participation
    • Health location with the highest points

Sign up at!

Sign up for the Cool Campus Challenge at