a student kneeling on ground doing science work on a cliff overlooking water

We help undergraduate and graduate students make meaningful connections through learning, experience, and reflection in service and civic engagement.

Get Involved

Service and civic engagement are a central part of the Princeton University student experience. Discover how you can respond to the needs of the world in responsible ways.

what I care about
Hunger and Homelessness Choice
Group of three students walking with a staff person and a professor in front of Whig Hall


No content available to show.


Celebrating Service & Community


Written by: Sophie Steidle ‘25, Pace Center Student Correspondent; Elsie M. Sheidler, Senior Associate Director 

Photography: Dan Komoda

John H. Pace, Jr. ’39 Center for Civic Engagement honored two students with the A. James Fisher Jr. ‘36 Memorial Award and one community partner and one…

Find funded summer service & social impact internships with LENS

Every Princeton undergraduate has the opportunity to participate in a funded social impactor service internship over the summer through the Learning and Education through Service (LENS) initiative. 

Internships give Princeton students an opportunity to explore, to grow and to learn more…

Juneteenth Celebrations & Events

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, marks the day when news of emancipation reached the enslaved people of Texas, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was issued. We've curated a number of events happening with groups on campus and in the local community as ways to celebrate, learn, and connect…

Senior Gisell Curbelo honored with Glickman Prize

For Princeton University senior Gisell Curbelo, finding and building community has been foundational for her educational journey. In recognition of her steadfast commitment to human rights, immigrant rights, and the Latin American and transfer student communities, the Pace Center for Civic Engagement has honored Curbelo with the…

Focus on Education Access

What does belonging mean for first-generation, low-income students at Princeton University? What is the experience of rural students at Princeton, and at colleges and universities across the country? Over the past academic year, seniors Annie Phun and Madison Mellinger examined these questions as they sought to develop projects to address…


Partner with Pace Center

Service is about building relationships with others rooted in empathy, humility, and respect. We collaborate with people, communities, and organizations on and off Princeton University’s campus. Learn how you can partner with us.

Learn More