Conserving energy is a major part of USA's Sustainability Program. Presently, the University reduces its energy use through the following:
- Conserving electricity through minimizing use of its central heating and cooling plants.
- Decreasing energy use by replacing incandescent lighting with LED and fluorescent lights both inside buildings and outside.
- Replacing a number of gasoline-powered University vehicles for Campus Police and the Safety Department with electric golf carts.
- Implementing an awareness campaign to encourage energy conservation, such as turning off lights and reducing heating and cooling usage.