Get Involved

Get Involved

If you're passionate about going green and maximizing sustainability efforts for yourself, your campus, and your community, you should like someone we want to get to know! If you're looking for a way to get involved with the Office of Sustainability at Indiana University Kokomo, look no further! Check out the opportunities to help out in campus and community sustainability efforts. You can also follow us on Facebook to see what we're up to next.

Have an upcoming event people need to know about? You can submit a request to add your event to our calendar here.

Student Organizations

Leaders in Environmental and Agricultural Preparation

LEAP's mission is to restore, and preserve the natural environment in our community and campus while educating students, staff, and community about science and sustainability.

Visit LEAP at IUKLife

Entrepreneur club is a not-for-profit campus group comprised of two components: club and class (for credit). Entrepreneur club uses an entrepreneurial approach in creating projects to address needs on campus and in the community.

Visit Entrepreneur club at IUKLife

Sustainability Steering Committee

  • The sustainability steering committee is a diverse group of faculty staff and students that support the efforts of the Office of Sustainability.
  • The steering committee is divided into small sub-committees, focusing on each of the office's areas of interest: research, partnership, curriculum & facilities.
  • If you are interested in becoming a part of this team, please email one of the office coordinators


Student internships are an important aspect of the Office of Sustainability. The office employs at least one intern each semester. Student interns work on a variety projects that help promote sustainability in the campus and community.

A paid internship through the Office of Sustainability provides students from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines with the opportunity to build their resume while working a flexible on-campus job. For more information regarding current internship opportunities, please contact the Office of Sustainability Campus Coordinator (link to people page) and/or the IU Kokomo Career and Accessibility Center.

Funding Opportunities

  • Funding for sustainability-related undergraduate research, service projects, and curriculum efforts is available on an annual basis. Students, faculty and staff are eligible to apply.
  • Grant Application

  • The Office of Sustainability holds an annual Sustainability Showcase Competition every spring. The competition is open to all campus students, student organizations, faculty, offices, schools, and departments that completed a sustainability related project during the academic year. Sustainability Grant recipients are required to enter the showcase.
  • For more information, contact the Office of Sustainability Community Engagement

Cougar Cupboard

Part of our mission in the Office of Sustainability is to make the world a better place for all. To accomplish this, we support the Cougar Cupboard and have plans to sustain the Cupboard with the harvest of the ever-growing campus garden. If you'd like to find a way to get involved, you can contact the student organization Enactus.

Our goal is big: make the world a better place to live. If this sounds like a mission you can get behind, we would love to hear from you. Together, we can make a more sustainable world for generations to come.