Volunteer Opportunities/Student Organizations

On Campus Student Organizations

onCampusOrg Volunteers with the student group ESSO standing in front of two one-ton bales of recycled NMSU material and holding a cube of 600 recycled aluminum cans, while promoting the 2012 RecycleMania Competition Environmental Science Student Organization (ESSO) advances environmental knowledge and awareness at NMSU and in the community.

  • RecycleMania, February 5–March 31
  • Composting program in HRTM 100 West Café
  • Great American Cleanup Day, April 14






Science Alliance is a joint organization combining the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) and an education program of the Ecological Society of America: Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity, and Sustainability (SEEDS).

  • “Expanding Your Horizons”
  • Science Film Club
  • River Cleanup with SWEC, March 10
Orgainzation of Aggie Students Inspiring Sustainability (OASIS) generates awareness regarding sustainable practices and engages with the community to promote green ethics.

    • Earth Day Festival at Young Park, April 22
    • Arbor Day event, April 27
    • Fall film series


Horticulture Forum helps the student body become familiar with horticulture and floriculture procedures on all levels including turf, xeric, and ornamental landscape plants.

  • Organic vs. non-organic growing experiment
  • Seeding vegetables, flowers, and herbs at the horticulture greenhouse
  • Plant Sale, April 26-April 27
Associated Students at NMSU is the student government at NMSU who provides programs, services, and opportunities by utilizing money from student fees.

    • Earth Week, April 23-April 27
    • The FEED “Green Tip of the Week”
    • Collaboration with student organizations


If you know of a green student organization that would like to be listed on this page, please contact newcomer@nmsu.edu