Office of Community Engagement and Service

Students pose for photo at Gives Day
students perform Dr. Seuss
Student interacts with Life Enrichment Center
Student pets a dog

When our university and community connect, we all benefit. 

We collaborate with community partners to address mutually identified needs while advancing students’ academic and civic learning in crafting informed, global citizens ready to serve the public good. In our community engagement and service, we aim to recognize current community resources and enhance those opportunities, foster reciprocal and mutually beneficial partnerships, practice humility by approaching with an open mind, seek to address the root causes of problems, and embed intentional opportunities for reflection before, during, and after service.


Community Engagement & Service by the numbers. In the last 25 years… 


Current Students

Find volunteer opportunities, join or start a service organization, explore resources to support your service.

Students at GC Gives Day

Community Partners

Become an active community partner, find resources curated for local community members, mentor students, host workshops, support our mission.

community partner table

Faculty and Staff

Start a Community-based Engaged Learning course or program, learn about support for your course or program, explore service opportunities, collaborate on events.

faculty service

Alumni and Friends

Explore service opportunities, support student projects, mentor students, host workshops and presentations, support our mission.

students pose for graduation picture