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Sustaining Our Planet Earth (S.O.P.E.)

Sustaining Our Planet Earth (S.O.P.E.) is an Oakland University Housing student-staff-led initiative that promotes environmental awareness and supports sustainability projects at OU. Our goal is to make our campus as “green” as possible — but we cannot achieve this on our own. We need the help of students, faculty and staff.

Part of our mission is to involve and empower OU community members by giving them the tools they need to achieve sustainability in their lives and around OU.

You can get involved by subscribing to our emails and getting notifications of upcoming programs and events. Email [email protected] to get on the email list.

You can join S.O.P.E. when University Housing applications go live each spring.

For questions, please contact us at:

[email protected]
(248) 370-4104


  • Taking out all of the University Housing recycling bins on Thursdays so they can be picked up in the morning.


  • Planning and hosting events.
  • Making connections with other organizations that provide us with the tools we need to achieve sustainability.


  • Facilitating projects that help make our campus as green as possible.
  • Hosting events that promote environmental awareness.

University Housing

Hamlin Hall, Room 448
550 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-3570

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.