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.

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.


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

Join our Mailing List

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

Local non-profits and community partners can post volunteer opportunities to the listserv and Volunteer Opportunties webpage by submitting them at 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.



Office of 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






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