Annual Events

Civic Engagement Center
Markim Hall, Third Floor
651-696-6040
651-696-6030 (fax)

Academic-Year Hours
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.-noon

The Civic Engagement Center sponsors annual events to encourage and help students become involved in the community.

Into the Streets

This orientation event is for first-year students introduces them to the Twin Cities and civic engagement with various community organizations.

Taste of Service

Volunteer fair held in the fall and spring that brings nonprofit organizations to campus. Students meet representatives from the organizations and learn about service opportunities.

International Kidsfest

The Civic Engagement Center, along with Maction and International Student Programs, hosts International Kidsfest every spring.  This free event is open to the public and children ages 4-10 spend the afternoon playing, learning and participating in cultural activities from countries around the world.

Community-based learning

Each year, civic engagement is incorporated into the curriculum in a wide variety of disciplines, ranging from introductory to advanced courses and also through research and honors programs.

Civic leadership programs

Participate with others in one the Civic Engagement Center to develop and practice the skills of global citizenship.

Individual or group service opportunities

Experiences consistent with your interests or coursework

Lilly Project for Vocation and Ethical Leadership

Seek out one of the programs offered through the (co-sponsored with the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life).

Opportunities Abound

Participate in our college access program which encourages college awareness and preparation for k-12 students who will be first generation college students.