Celebrate Earth Month 2016 at Georgetown

About Earth Month at Georgetown

In honor of Earth Day each April, Georgetown University makes a special effort to engage our campus community in a variety of lectures, events and service opportunities throughout the month that reflect our university-wide commitment to the environment and sustainability. The calendar below displays the broad range of environment-focused activities that you can join in at Georgetown this Earth Month: from volunteering with local organizations, to attending a lecture or film, and more. Join your fellow Hoyas in reflection, celebration and service to our common home!

Calendar of Events

Please explore the 2016 Earth Month calendar below to find out how you can get involved. Click the event titles for more information about the event and to add it to your calendar. Events in blue are sponsored by Georgetown University students, faculty and staff, while starred events in brown are external events in the greater Washington D.C. community. 

If you have an event to add to the calendar, please email the information to sustainability@georgetown.edu.

Attending one of these events? Use #HoyaGreen and #EarthDay2016 to share your story! 

*Starred events are external events hosted by members of the greater Washington D.C. community.

More Information and Resources

About Earth Day:  Originally created in 1970 as a platform to give voice to an emerging national environmental consciousness, Earth Day remains a powerful reminder of our ability to take action to protect our common home.

Explore Georgetown's sustainability website and the resources below to learn more about the history and current-day significance of global Earth Day, sustainability resources at Georgetown, and approaches to ecology and the environment in Catholic Teaching.