Our Programs & Initiatives

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

Alumni and parents are invited to join us for thought-provoking group discussions on Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie.


Reserve a car by the hour for community service. Submit a request and receive and approval code.

Civic Engagement Fund

Receive support for your civic and community engagement initiatives.


A two year program of intensive leadership training and mentorship to prepare for a life dedicated to public service.

Community Counts Inventory

An ongoing effort to capture the breadth of civic engagement and community service initiatives undertaken by WashU.

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Community-engaged teaching, or service-learning, includes course content and assignments led by faculty.


Tutoring services for St. Louis K-12 students providing helping hands and mentors.


Engage Democracy is a university-wide initiative that aims to educate the campus community about the processes and civic skills needed to participate in a thriving democracy.


Annual service award recognizing community members who exemplify a character of service & giving to the St. Louis region.

Goldman Fellows Program

A program providing $5000 summer stipends for community-based internships in the St. Louis region.


Provides tutoring and enrichment experiences for young women.


One credit courses within the Political Science Department that show how to turn passion into action.


Engage with community and school organizations in hopes of transforming the lives of St. Louis youth.


Volunteer opportunities involving high-needs urban school districts through classroom field trips to WashU for enrichment experiences and exposure to college life.

Leadership Through Services

LTS is one of the university’s annual pre-orientation programs for new students.

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Discover the richness of your new home through an excursion experience of service and engagement.


Community Engagement Fellow Professor Bob Hansman leads eye-opening tours of St. Louis.


Student-led service trips provide transformative experience through deeper understanding of social issues.

Blood Drives WUSTL

Donate blood or volunteer at four university-wide blood drives.

Voter Registration

Civic engagement on campus.

Alumni Community Service

Alumni gather in cities across the United States for community engagement and reflection.