White Water Rafting with Campus Recreation*

Meet at the SRC at 9 am

Join Campus Rec to white water raft on the French Broad River! *Registration and payment required. Visit recreation.unca.edu


Careers in Climate Change

Highsmith Student Union Grotto

The Career Center presents a panel on climate change careers, bringing different professionals to speak on their experiences and answer questions.

Invasive Plant Removal – Work Day

Meet on Zeis patio at 2

Join Environmental Studies and Campus Operations to remove invasives along Reed Creek Greenway.

Sustainability Fair

Quad 1 University Heights, Asheville

Come kick off Greenfest! Join us for activities, tabling, and more. Affiliates include the Bike Shop, Campus Rec, ASHE, Divest, Sunrise, Sierra Club, SEC, Office of Sustainability, and the Fair Trade Club.

Free Food Distribution

Quad 1 University Heights, Asheville

FEI is a student-run organization devoted to providing free food, hygiene products, and non-perishable goods to the UNC Asheville community. Weekly distributions are held every Tuesday from 12-2pm on the Quad, and 5 pm - 7pm at Hyannis House. For more information, email the FEI at foodequity@unca.edu, or contact us on Instagram @foodequityunca.

Local Lunch*

Brown Dining Hall Brown Hall, Founders Dr, Asheville

Come enjoy lunch at Brown, highlighting our local produce providers Mountain Foods and Hickory Nut Gap. *Must purchase with a regular meal swipe or payment.

On-Campus Workday

Reed Plaza

Join the semi-annual work day to beautify campus with Campus Operations! *Register every hour at table on Reed Plaza.

Electrify Your Ride*

Reuter Center: charging stations on upper parking lot

In conjunction with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville, Greenfest presents an EV show and panel discussion to deep-dive into the world of EVs. Both events are free and open to the public. *Registration is required for the panel discussion, which will take place 11:30 am - 1:30 pm in room 102 of […]

Natural Dying – Part One

RRO 131

Come learn how to naturally dye fabric with locally collected materials. Part one: learn about plants and prepare your dye.


Reed Plaza

Join ACE and Outdoor Programs to learn how to Eco-Print using found natural materials to print images on canvas.

Film Screening – The River Runs On

Humanities Lecture Hall

The River Runs On which follows conservationists throughout southern Appalachia as they struggle to manage two of the most important national forests in America - the Pisgah and Nantahala. The film revolves around the Pisgah-Nantahala Forest Plan, a plan the US Forest Service is finalizing that will dictate how these two national forests are managed for the […]

Everything Monarch

Ramsey Library Steps

Join us to release monarchs on campus! Stay for a plant giveaway and cool monarch merch. *Official date to be determined due to monarchs being ready. Check back for updates and announcement of the date and time.

National Coffee Day

Reed Plaza

Celebrate with free Dynamite Coffee, our local coffee purveyor who supplies fair trade coffee to campus.

Natural Dying – Part Two

RRO 131

Learn how to naturally dye fabric with locally collected materials. Part Two: Dye a silk scarf! Drop in during the times above.

Feed Me Foam – Styrofoam Recycling

Campus Parking Lot P34 281 Edgewood Rd, Asheville, NC

Bring your clean packing styrofoam for densifying and recycling! White styrofoam only.

Canoeing with Environmental Studies

Meet at the SRC at 9 am

Join Campus Rec and Environmental studies on a canoeing trip! *Registration and payment required. Visit recreation.unca.edu.

Volunteer Workday at Root Cause Farm

Root Cause Farm 26 Joe Jenkins Rd, Fairview

Join Sunrise UNCA for a volunteer workday at Root Cause Farm (26 Joe Jenkins Rd, Fairview, NC 28730), where we will help out around the gardens! Root Cause Farm is a nonprofit food-justice-oriented farm that donates everything it grows. You must register via the link below to attend this event.