USGBC Students-UIUC is a registered student organization, and a member society of Engineering Council of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Our goal is to advance USGBC’s mission to move towards a prosperous and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.

We are officially affiliated with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the governing committee for the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification program. USGBC is helping advance spaces that are better for the environment and healthier for us to live, work and play in and remains a key driving force in the green building sector.

With a community comprising 78 local affiliates, more than 20,000 member companies and organizations, and more than 140,000 LEED Professionals, USGBC is the driving force of the green building industry. USGBC leads a diverse constituency of builders and environmentalists, corporations and nonprofit organizations, elected officials and concerned citizens, and teachers and students.