Students participate in various types of community service.

Student Activities coordinates community service events and volunteer activities for students, faculty, and staff. We also serve as a resource for community partners seeking TU volunteers. During the 2013 -2014 school year, 14,081 students completed 850,658 hours of community service. See below for how you can volunteer in the Baltimore and Towson community.


Students can participate in a variety of volunteer opportuntites on and off campus throughout the year.

Community Service vs. Philanthropy

What counts as community service?

  • Completed at a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, or serves a community or skill in need,
  • Without receiving payment or remuneration for services completed.

What counts as philanthropy?

  • The desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money or gifts in kind to good causes.
  • Donated to a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, TU Foundation, public school, religious organization, or a community in need.
  • Without receiving payment or remuneration for donation.


Join our Mailing List

Learn about upcoming on-campus, off-campus, one time, and long term volunteer opportunities with our weekly email newsletter sent out every Wednesday. To join the mailing list, just go to our sign-up form.

Post to our Mailing List

Local non-profits and community partners can post volunteer opportunities to the weekly newsletter and the Volunteer Opportunties webpage by submitting them through the Community Service Post Submission Form.

Why do Community Service?

The top ten reasons why YOU should participate in community service are:

  1. It's an opportunity to impact an area you care about.
  2. You'll meet great new people who share your interests.
  3. You can use your talents in new and interesting ways.
  4. You'll improve the quality of life for those around you.
  5. It's a great way to decide on a career path.
  6. Receive valid experience in your future field of work.
  7. Volunteering looks excellent on your resume .
  8. It makes you eligible for scholarships.
  9. You'll develop new insights about yourself.
  10. Volunteering gives you a feeling of accomplishment and fulfillment, knowing that you made a real and often lasting difference in someone else's life.

Student Activities
University Union, Room 217
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-3307
Fax: 410-704-2219






Students participate in Adopt-A-Campus


Volunteer to help clean up campus streams through the Adopt-A-Campus program.



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