serve-Akron – Civic Engagement Programs

Engaging in volunteering and service projects throughout campus and the greater-Akron area is a great way to immerse yourself in the community and meet new people. Not only does serveAkron connect students to service opportunities, serveAkron provides many educational and awareness events throughout the year. Join serveAkron on RooConnect and discover how you can give back to your community and engage as an active citizen in the greater-Akron area!

Our office is located within the Center for Service and Leadership in the Jean Hower Taber Student Union.
Want to learn more about or programs and events? Contact:

Adam Beverly
Coordinator, Student Involvement


Highlighted events include:

  • Make a Difference Day
  • National Volunteer Week
  • Alternative Spring Break
  • Super Service Saturday (monthly!)
  • 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
  • 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!