Grow your Knowledge with Education @USGBC

In support of UAB Sustainability’s commitment to increasing knowledge and providing professional development opportunities for the campus community, all UAB students, faculty, and staff now have access to the U.S. Green Building Council’s unlimited education platform.

Subscription access to Education @USGBC features more than 600 hours of green building and sustainability education, at no cost to you. This library highlights best-in-class courses and resources to establish a foundational knowledge of green building and sustainability concepts, as well as numerous resources to support those looking to attain and maintain LEED professional credentials.

Faculty & Professionals

UAB Faculty: Find content for your courses

Enhance your courses with discussion questions, tutorials on sustainability competencies and more! All materials with the subscription are free and available to UAB students. Want access? Email with the subject line: Request for USGBC subscription information.

Education @USGBC Campus Subscription: Design, Construct and Operate Your Campus

Learn how to how Education @USGBC can support your work on the design, construction, and operations of your campus and how to start using it today!

Education @USGBC Campus Subscription: Knowledge-Based Badges

Want to develop your resume and showcase your knowledge? Earn topic-based badges by taking a series of free courses available on Education@USGBC.


How to Maintain your LEED Credentials

Watch this video to learn how to how access free courses on Education @USGBC to maintain your LEED credentials.

Learn about Green Building and Sustainability

Interested in getting your LEED GA or other accreditation? Find free study guides, tests and courses to help prepare you for the test.

Here’s how to get started

  1. Sign up for your free subscription. In the top right corner click “Account,” then “create one” in the drop down menu.usgbc login page
  2. You will need UAB’s Member ID to complete your registration.
    • Please email with the subject line: Request for USGBC subscription information
    • The request for information MUST come from a email address
    • You will receive a response with the information you need.
  3. Once you receive a confirmation email, you will have access to hundreds of hours of educational and professional development material.