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Civic Engagement Programs

Engaging in volunteering and service projects across campus and throughout the Akron area is something many UA students choose to do. There are many ways to connect with volunteer opportunities and agencies both on and off campus. serveAkron helps bring students and volunteering opportunities together!

Our office is located within the Center for Service and Leadership in the Student Union. Give us a call at 330.972.3923 or email us at about our programs and events.

Highlighted events include:

  • Make a Difference Day
  • National Volunteer Week
  • Alternative Spring Break
  • Super Service Saturday (monthly!)
  • Cuts for a Cause
  • Winter Wishes Donation Drive
  • Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
  • MLK Day of Service
  • National Coming Out Day
  • 9/11 Day of Remembrance and Service

Here  is a short list of the types of programs we offer:

  • Meal Packaging Events
  • Speakers
  • Hands-On Community Service Projects
  • Donation Drives
  • Drop-In Service Events on Campus

Civic Engagement Programs has a variety of events and opportunities to meet your needs!  Click the “Service Opportunities” tab to learn more about all of our events and programs. Use the navigation buttons on the right to view our calendar, RSVP for events, or to follow us on social media!

We look forward to enhancing your time here at UA through service to the community and others, please let us know how we can help find a service opportunity that fits your needs, hobbies, or interests!

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Quick Links

Civic Engagement Calendar of Events

Student RSVP for a Civic Engagement Event

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Contact Us

Alison Doehring
Assistant Director, Student Life


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