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Campus Community Service Directory

It is widely recognized that U.S. research universities conduct cutting-edge research that fuels national innovation and educates the technical leaders of tomorrow, but it may not be as widely appreciated that major research universities also support a broad array of public service activities in their communities. Faculty members and staff - and especially students - around the country are helping improve the quality of life in their communities, often in support of the most disadvantaged residents.

In October 1996, under the leadership of Tulane University, the Association of American Universities (AAU) began compiling a directory of community service and outreach programs at its member universities. The 2010 directory marks the 15th edition of this annual on-line publication.

Each university listing here includes one or more university Web sites that can provide detailed information about each school's activities.

White House "United We Serve" Initiative:


Brandeis University    

The Waltham Group


Brown University

Howard R. Swearer Center for Public Service


California Institute of Technology

Campus Outreach

Carnegie Mellon UniversityCommunity Service
Case Western Reserve UniversityCenter for Community Partnerships
Columbia UniversityCommunity Impact at Columbia University
Cornell UniversityPublic Service Center
Duke UniversityStudent Activities and Facilities

Learning through Experience, Action, Partnership, and Service (LEAPS)

The Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership Initiative

Hart Leadership Program

Community Health
Emory UniversityEmory University University-Community Partnerships
Georgia Institute of TechnologyOffice of Community Service
Harvard UniversityHarvard in the Community
Indiana UniversityOffice of Community Partnerships in Service-Learning
Iowa State UniversityVolunteering at Iowa State
The Johns Hopkins UniversityCenter for Social Concern
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyPublic Service Center
McGill UniversityMcGill in the Community
Michigan State UniversityService-Learning Center
New York UniversityOffice of Civic Engagement
Northwestern UniversityCenter for Student Involvement
The Ohio State UniversityOutreach & Engagement
The Pennsylvania State UniversityPenn State Outreach Programs
Princeton UniversityThe Pace Center Civic Engagement Network
Purdue UniversityEngineering Projects in Community Service

Office of Engagement
Rice UniversityCenter for Civic Engagement
Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyCivic Engagement and Service Education Partnership Program
Stanford UniversityHaas Center for Public Service
Stony Brook University-State University of New YorkFor Our Neighbors
Texas A&M UniversityLeadership and Service Center
Tulane UniversityCenter for Public Service
The University of ArizonaCommunity Outreach
The University at Buffalo, The State University of New York         Your UB
University of California, BerkeleyCal Corps Public Service Center
University of California, DavisCenter for Student Involvement
University of California, IrvineCenter for Service in Action
University of California, Los AngelesCommunity Service
University of California, San DiegoVolunteer Connection
University of California, Santa BarbaraUCSB Community Service
The University of ChicagoUniversity Community Service Center
University of Colorado BoulderOutreach & Engagement
 University of FloridaCenter for Leadership & Service
University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignOffice of Volunteer Programs
University of IowaIowa Nonprofit Research Center
The University of KansasCenter for Community Outreach
University of Maryland, College ParkCommunity Service-Learning
University of MichiganArts of Citizenship Program

The Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning
University of Minnesota, Twin CitiesOffice of Community Involvement and Service Learning
University of Missouri-ColumbiaCenter for Leadership Development and Community Involvement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillCarolina Center for Public Service
University of OregonCommunity Service Center of Oregon
University of PennsylvaniaCivic House

Center for Community Partnerships
University of PittsburghStudent Volunteer Outreach
University of Rochester

Community Service Network

Rochester Center for Community Leadership

University of Southern CaliforniaVolunteer Center
The University of Texas at AustinUniversity Volunteer and Service Learning Center
University of TorontoCenter for Community Partnerships
University of VirginiaOutreachVirginia
University of WashingtonCarlson Leadership and Public Service Center

Center for Communication & Civic Engagement
The University of Wisconsin-MadisonMorgridge Center for Public Service
Vanderbilt UniversityOffice of Active Citizenship and Service
Washington University in St. LouisCommunity Service Office
Yale UniversityDwight Center