We prepare students to become active, global citizens who are committed to a life of community engagement and democratic participation.


Upcoming Events

Coffee and Conversations

October 19, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join us for this student-led series of conversations aimed to promote community building and public dialogue! Enjoy free coffee while you explore the big question "What is your American Dream?"...

Democracy 101: Laker Candidates Forum

October 24, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

A series of bi-weekly co-curricular lectures, panel discussions and workshops that will focus on themes of democratic values, systems, and structures. We welcome faculty, staff, and students from all...

Coffee and Conversations

October 26, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join us for this student-led series of conversations aimed to promote community building and public dialogue! Enjoy free coffee while you explore the big question "What is your American Dream?"...

Make a Difference Day (LIB 100/201 Approved!)

October 27, 2018 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

This is a national day of service and GVSU's Community Service Learning Center is proud to provide this as a service opportunity for the GVSU community for over 15 years! We look forward to having...

Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot

November 2, 2018 All Day

Voted before and need an absentee ballot for the 2018 midterm elections? Stop by the Community Service Learning Center to fill out an absentee ballot request form before Friday, November 2 at 2:00pm! We...

Coffee and Conversations

November 2, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join us for this student-led series of conversations aimed to promote community building and public dialogue! Enjoy free coffee while you explore the big question "What is your American Dream?"...

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Voter Friendly Campus: We Empower Students to Engage with Democracy

GVSU is a Voter Friendly Campus!

Grand Valley has been selected as one of 83 universities in the country to receive a Voter Friendly Campus designation. 

The designation was awarded by Campus Vote Project and National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) to universities and colleges that planned and implemented practices that encouraged students to register and vote in the 2016 General Election. Grand Valley is one of only three institutions in Michigan to receive the designation. 


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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 Services of Grand Valley State University.



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