Community Service Learning Center

The Community Service Learning Center prepares students to become active, global citizens who are committed to a life of community engagement and democratic participation.


Looking for Summer Service Opportunities?

Check out our Community Engagement Opportunities page to find service opportunities that fit your interests and your schedule!

Don't forget to log your hours in Laker Link to participate in our Summer of Service and to keep track of the hard work you put into serving your community!

For more information on how to log your hours, visit our Track Your Service Hours page.


"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."

 -Margaret Mead


Upcoming Events

Democracy 101: Doing Democracy Through Advocacy

October 27, 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This session focuses on affordable housing on a local, state, and federal level. Join us as we discuss what it looks like to create affordable housing, and how that process is impacted by gentrification...

Blood Drive with Versiti Blood Center of Michigan

November 2, 2021 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Sign up to donate blood and give back to your community! RSVP on LakerLink

Blood Drive with Versiti Blood Center of Michigan

November 16, 2021 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Sign up to donate blood and give back to your community! RSVP on LakerLink

Democracy 101: Doing Democracy Through Activism

December 1, 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn about immigration policy, the experience of immigrants in our community and the issues that community organizers are addressing through immigration activism. This event is INT 100/201...

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Recognition

NASPA 2019 CLDE Knowledge Community Collaborative Program Award

2019 NASPA Civic Learning Democratic

Engagement Collaborative Program Award 

Voter Friendly Campus: We Empower Students to Engage with Democracy

2020-2021

Voter Friendly Campus!

NASPA 2019 gold Excellence Award for Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement

2019 NASPA Gold Excellence Award

GVSU Votes! 

2018 Midterm Election "Gold Campus"

2018 Midterm Election "Gold Campus"

Excellence in Student Voter Engagement


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The Community Service Learning Center is a part of the Office of Student Life, which is a department of the Division of Student Affairs of Grand Valley State University.