Mount Royal University
Location: 4825 Mt Royal Gate SW, Calgary, AB T3E 6K6
Size of student body:  37,983 (2010)


Sustainability Office

The Sustainability office was formed in 2007 and focuses towards the environmental and social aspects of the campus. Its a multi-stakeholder committee and the funds are sponsored by Student Affairs and Campus Life. This office allows students to perform sustainable initiatives around the campus.


Environmental/Social Justice Student Clubs

Name of Club: Students Association of Mount Royal University (SAMRU)
Physical Address: Wyckham House, Z211 on Mount Royal campus.
Mailing Address (if different)
Type of Club:  A university-specific broad environmental student club
Model: student-managed organization

Funding: (if applicable)
Phone: (403) 440-8779
Email(s): contact Alana-Dawn Eirikson
Facebook (if applicable)
Twitter (if applicable)



Name of Initiative: Sustainability Centre

– Provides access to practical, sustainable alternatives for students
Physical Address
Mailing Address (if different)
Type of Initiative: Student run centre
Founded: (if known)
Funding: Student Union

Name of Initiative: Eco Store
– Sells environmentally friendly household supplies and personal care products
Location: Basement of Wyckham House, Mount Royal University

Name of Initiative: Eco- Residence Leader Programs
– Students living in residence can become an eco-residence leader

Name of Initiative: Cell phone and rechargeable battery recycling
– Bins are located in the Sustainability Centre and the Bookstore

Name of initiative: Sustainable Transportation
– Transit, U-Pass, Carpooling and cycling spots and services available at the Parking Office



Sustainability Office Funding, Student-Club Funding, Student-Union Funding,
fixed funding for student organizations (such as at Wilfred Laurier),
Student-levies (include amounts given to each applicable group/initiative; how to go about running a levy, what can levies fund, what restrictions are on levies [e.g. some universities forbid any funding going to external organizations], the varying amounts of levies, etc.)