"Our energy conservation is the best in the state, and compared to other campuses our size, we're one of the best in the country," - Gary Reed, director of EIU Facilities Planning and Management.
Eastern Illinois University is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to a well-known and highly respected education services company. learn more »
Eastern's old steam plant burned its last coal on Dec. 14, 2010, and the grand opening of the new facility was celebrated on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011. Tours of the facility are available for those interested. learn more »
EIU's environmentally friendly measures can be found all over campus, from using the Campus Pond to irrigate athletic fields to tapping geothermal energy to heat the Textbook Rental Service building. Click a pin on the map for details.
EIU is featured in "The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2012 Edition." Check out the details here!