Bemidji State University’s mission for sustainability is to promote awareness and instill passion for the Earth through research, projects, and leadership.

Colorful Wellness Model

Here at BSU, we have a unique understanding of and commitment to sustainability in which we emphasizes personal wellness along with social equity, economic feasibility and environmental responsibility. Our perspective has been greatly influenced by the Ojibwe culture and we work with the recognition that we are a part of the earth and are dependent on it for our survival.

Quick Features


BSU Nice Ride

Nice Ride Bikes available to rent for $40/Semester. Bring your bike back on time and get $20 back! Reserve yours online today or email:


Service Learning

Do you need service learning hours for a class? Are you interested in volunteering in our community?  Here are some contacts for some great service learning opportunities.


Free Store

The store where everything is FREE! Stop by M-F from 10:00–3:00 during the school year! And donate gently used goods you no longer need. Located in the Sustainability Office right across from the Bookstore.