From service-learning classes and internships to volunteer clubs and local community organizations - UVM's Leadership & Civic Engagement Programs (LCE) aims to grow a culture of involvement, leadership, and learning through hands-on civic engagement that'll create friendships and skills that last well beyond your UVM career.

WAYS TO GET INVOLVED:

WHEN IN DOUBT, HELP OUT.

Last year UVM student service organizations clocked over 144,000 hours of service work.  From Volunteers in Action to CUPS and everything in between - there's no shortage of way to sport your commitment to service at UVM.

Learn more about Service Opportunities →

LEAD THE WAY

Make the most out of your UVM experience by refining your leadership skills.  Serve as a club executive, lead a trip, be a student government representative, and more.  Our campus full of opportunities that can help you lead the way while working with other students in exciting, experiential, and sometimes non-traditional ways.

Find Your Leadership Opportunities →

UVM TREK Service

GET TO KNOW SERVICE TREK

TREK Offers brand-new incoming students a chance to participate in an experiential learning experience while making connections with future classmates on a 5-day Vermont service adventure that takes place just prior to the start of the fall semester.

Learn more about Service TREK 

Alternative spring Break

ADVENTURE ON ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK

A student-run organization, ASB coordinates volunteer trips that engage in service work across the country every Spring Break. Lead the way by helping build (and rebuild) communities, expand your social network, and learn about a number of social issues facing the world today while exploring the nation.

Get involved with Alternative Spring Break 

TAKE THAT 'NEXT STEP'

For over 15 years, UVM students have been learning about diversity, identity, and social justice as part of Next Step, a 3-day annual social justice retreat that occurs every January. Learn how you can become a better change agent against a number of socially constructed oppressions by exploring your own identities and how you can create positive change in our world.

Explore New Possibilities at Next Step 

Check the UVM BORED calendar to see upcoming community events!

UVM Student Life Leadership and Civic Engagement

144k+

# of service hours completed
by UVM students every year.

300+

students in leadership positions
in Student Government.

RELATED CLUBS / ORGS

Seeking a service connection? UVM has a number of student-run outdoor and wilderness themed clubs and organizations - ranging from FeelGood to Volunteers in Action.

Learn More about Service-themed Clubs

Tanaisha Coleman(She / Her)

Assistant Director
Service Programs

Tanaisha.Coleman@uvm.edu

 

Fonda Heenehan(She / Her)

Graduate Assistant
Service 

Fonda.Heenehan@uvm.edu

 

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