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

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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.

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[LAYC] Lift As You Climb Leadership and Volunteer Conference
Sep 23, 2023, 10:00 am6:00 pm
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[LAYC] Volunteer 101: Meaningful Engagement Through Service
Sep 23, 2023, 10:00 am11:30 am
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[LAYC] Connecting with the Latin American Community Through Service
Sep 23, 2023, 10:00 am11:30 am
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[LAYC] Entering The Community
Sep 23, 2023, 10:00 am11:00 am
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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…

Grooving & Gratitude

At the Pace Center, the Sustained Community Engagement team works to connect undergraduate and graduate students to year-round service opportunities and develop long term relationships with community partners, families, and volunteers. 

This year, more than 600 Princeton University students participated in local service…

Making Music for Peace

How might music foster peace? Princeton University junior Carlos Cortez will explore this question as he brings together youth and community through music this summer in his family home of Zinaparo, Michoacán, Mexico. Cortez has received a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant to fund his music education project. 

By connecting with…


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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.

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