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Last modified: July 15, 2014, 9:30 PM
Educating Citizens Building Communities
Utah Campus Compact is a statewide coalition of colleges and universities dedicated to engaging students in their communities. Through service-learning, co-curricular service, community-based research, and other civic engagement initiatives, more than 34,000 college students serve in Utah communities each year. We believe that community participation is one of the most effective ways to teach students to be engaged, informed, and dedicated citizens. Since 1996, Utah Campus Compact has worked with college and university presidents, faculty, students, staff, and community members to build and support civic engagement in higher education. We serve both private and public higher education institutions by researching and promoting best practices, providing statewide networking opportunities, delivering training and technical assistance, and offering resources that help institutions advance civic engagement on their campuses.
Utah Campus Compact is guided by the following principles: