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RA Incentive Program

Its as easy as 1, 2, 3…

  1. Win points by scheduling events with the Econauts!
  2. The college with the most points at the end of each quarter wins.
  3. Each RA in the winning college gets a VISA giftcard

Here’s some more info on the RA Incentive program:


Points are awarded to each residential area (6 colleges and the Village) based on RA collaboration and resident attendance at RA scheduled Econaut programs. VISA gift cards are awarded to all RAs in the residential area that has the most points by week 10 during Fall and Winter quarter and week 8 during Spring quarter. The college with the most overall points by week 8 Spring quarter will receive the HDH Sustainability Award at the Rezzies! To participate, schedule one of the events below— or work with us to create your own sustainable-minded event! Email econauts@ucsd.edu to find out more.

Event Menu

Focus: Learn how to properly dispose and recycle through a fun game!

Includes: Game board and cards

Time: 20 minutes full, 5 minutes express

Focus: Reduce the amount of single use bags students bring onto campus

Includes: Canvas bags, fabric paint, and fabric markers

Time: 5 minutes

Focus: Learn how your day to day activities can impact your water usage, and how you can reduce your water usage!

Includes: National Geographic's interactive water use calculator *projector required

Time: 10 minutes

Focus: Test your knowledge on water conservation and learn some new fun facts and ways to help conserve water!

Includes: Game board and question cards

Time: 20 minutes full, 5 minutes express

Focus: Learn about how to conserve resources and reduce waste by changing your eating habits and choices!

Includes: Sustainable foods jeopardy, fair trade chocolate tasting, fair trade coffee tasting

Time: 20 minutes full, 5 minutes express

Focus: Learn how to reduce your carbon foot print and make your way around San Diego by way of the MTS!

Includes: Interactive game and map of San Diego *great for incoming students!

Time: 3 minutes per student

Focus: Learn about how to conserve resources and reduce waste by changing your day to day actions and choices!

Includes: Sustainable Lifestyle Bingo, Sustainable Crafts Activity

Time: 20 minutes full, 5 minutes express

*EcoGrounds Fair Trade Coffee & Tea may be provided at any program upon request (will be provided at Sustainable Eats by default)


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