Annual Service Events

Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility hosts service events throughout the year on-campus. Check our events page for the most current details on each of the below and more.

TU Serves

  • TU Serves provides students the opportunity to volunteer at various organizations throughout the greater Baltimore region. Transportation is provided from campus to the service site and back to campus at the end of the event.  TU Serves run from September through May.  Register through Events at Towson University by searching Civic Engagement.

The Big Event

  • One day, hundreds of students, a world of difference.  This annual campus-wide community service event is our biggest of the year and takes place in April.  Additional information is available on The Big Event page.

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

  • National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week is an annual program to draw attention to the problems of hunger and homelessness in the United States. Previous programs have included a Hunger Banquet, advocacy & awareness events, movie nights, discussion panels, and off-campus service events. 
  • Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week 2018 will be November 10-18, 2018.

National Volunteer Week

  • National Volunteer Weekis an international initiative to celebrate and thank volunteers who dedicate their time and talents to serve their community. Towson University hosts events throughout the week to provide service opportunities and recognize students, faculty, and staff volunteers.
  • National Volunteer Week 2019 will be April 15th – 21st. 

Town and Gown

  • “Town and Gown” is a day of service in October sponsored by the SGA, where students assist local homeowners and businesses by cleaning up Uptown Towson. 
  • Town & Gown 2018 will take place on October 27 from 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Register by October 25th
  • Please contact for questions.

Campus Clean-Ups

  • In partnership with the Office of Sustainability, campus clean-ups are designed to prevent trash from ending up in our waterways.  Student groups and organizations are able to schedule a clean-up for a date and time that works for their members.  Contact Lisa Hill () to schedule your event.

Campus Stream Clean-Ups

Stuff-A-Bus

  • TU's Annual Stuff-A-Bus Campaign collects toys for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots initiative as well as non-perishable food for the Towson University FoodShare Program. 
  • Donation boxes can be found around campus and donations will be accepted at the bus under the bridge on Osler Dr. from late November to mid-December.

Relay for Life

  • Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and 27 countries. Volunteers give of their time and effort because they believe it's time to take action against cancer.
  • TU Relay For Life occurs in April each year. Additional information can be found at the TU Relay For Life page.