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.


Community Service Learning Center presents 2021 Summer of Service

June 1 - August 15

Log your hours in LakerLink to participate!

Student Organizations that have 100+ hours logged will also receive a certificate

Chart with Gold: 50+ hours Silver: 35-49 hours Bronze: 20-34 hours


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&#x3b; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
"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

Beach Clean Up

August 28, 2021 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Join fellow GVSU students for a fun and meaningful day at Grand Haven State Park! Students who participate in the Beach Clean Up will learn more about the importance of conservation and will spend...

Blood Drive with Versiti Blood Center of Michigan

September 21, 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

September 22, 2021 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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

Democracy 101 - Community Policing

September 29, 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for presentations, panels, and discussions! RSVP on LakerLink

Blood Drive with Versiti Blood Center of Michigan

October 12, 2021 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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

Make a Difference Day

October 14, 2021 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Join the Office of Student Life Community Service Learning Center and hundreds of GVSU students to give back to our community on this national day of service. GVSU has recognized and participated in...

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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.