Center for Civic Engagement at Oregon State University

  • OR


2150 SW Jefferson Way
Snell 158
United States

About Us

Facilitating community engagement for a better self and world


The Center for Civic Engagement’s mission is to facilitate students' connection to the community via meaningful service experiences that inspire positive change in local and global issues.

About Us:

In partnership with community-based organizations, the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) is committed to providing service opportunities and programs that allow students, faculty, and staff to meet diverse community needs and learn and reflect about their roles as active citizens. By fostering a campus culture that inspires community engagement, civic leadership, and social responsibility, the CCE aspires for all OSU students and alumni to serve as catalysts for creating more livable, just, and sustainable communities.

We Provide:

  • Experiential learning through annual, one time, and ongoing co-curricular community service and service-learning opportunities
  • Individual service consultation to assist students in finding service opportunities and areas of passion
  • Consultation for service groups and student organizations related to community service programming, service-learning education, and reflection strategies
  • Networking between the OSU campus and surrounding community

OSU Annual Events and Programs:

  • Day of Caring
  • Make a Difference Day
  • Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
  • Non-Profit and Volunteering Expo
  • Alternative Spring Break Service Trips
  • Corvallis Earth Connect/Earth Day
  • PeaceJam
  • Students in Service AmeriCorps Program