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Women's Civic Institute Poster

Do you want to make a difference in the world?

Would you like to have a positive impact on the people who live in and around Carbondale?

Community service and service-learning are great ways to get the most out of your Saluki experience. You can make new friends, build skills, and have fun while serving others. Whether you are a first-year student or a seasoned graduate student the Center for Service-Learning and Volunteerism has a service opportunity for you!


The Center for Service-Learning and Volunteerism supports the university mission of service by preparing students to be engaged, aware and responsible citizens. Co-curricular and course-based opportunities for service and reflection allow students to be connect with peers, faculty, and the community as active learners and thus contribute to the service mission of the university. Students learn in a holistic environment that prepares them for leadership in a diverse society.