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Villanova works to reduce our water consumtion by using water efficient fixtures that use on average 20% less water. To learn more check out the buildings tab.

We also minimize our need for irrigation through the use of Integrative Plant Management. To learn more check out the grounds tab.

Stormwater is managed through over 25 stormwater control measures found around campus. To learn more check out the stormwater tab.

In an effort to reduce disposable water bottle use on campus, over 90 hydration stations have been installed around campus. Use our GIS map of hydration stations to find a station near you.


Villanova University, as a community of learned and learning scholars, respecting the sacredness of all creation, accepts its responsibility to the integrity of Earth and its biodiversity, to the heritage of future generations, and to the security of nations. By utilizing the Augustinian values of Unitas, Veritas, and Caritas, meaning love thy neighbor, promote community unity, and live life in moderation through our curriculum, work environment, and operations, Villanova’s approach to sustainability exemplifies an emphasis on social justice and community service.

For questions regarding campus sustainability email