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In alignment with the mission and values around sustainability expressed by San Diego State University and its associated organizations, the housing enterprise including Housing Administration (OHA), Residential Education (REO), Housing Facilities Services (HFS) and student leadership of the Residence Hall Association (RHA) endeavor to provide leadership for the sustainability initiatives within the on-campus residential facilities.

OHA/REO/HFS/RHA Sustainability Initiative provides leadership in reviewing, recommending, implementing and promoting our sustainability practices while addressing areas of education, operations and physical assets. 

Interested in joining our sustainability initiative? Sign up to hear more information, make a difference or even volunteer with us.

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Green Building Certifications

We incorporate sustainability principles in the placement, design and construction or renovation of our residential buildings using the internationally recognized Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program through the U.S. Green Building Council. 

  • The Office of Housing Administration maintains a minimum standard of LEED Silver equivalency for new construction and major renovations
  • The housing enterprise has five LEED-certified professionals on staff
  • Three Residential Buildings are LEED-certified

              Zura Hall            

South Campus Plaza North

South Campus Plaza South

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The LEED® certification trademark is owned by the U.S. Green Building Council® and is used with permission.

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