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Illustration by: Matilda Luk, Princeton University Office of Communications

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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I am grateful that Princeton is creating more opportunities and spaces for students to work alongside communities and fight for racial justice, while also learning about themselves and the world in the process.

- Natalie Tung ’18

co-founder and executive director of HomeWorks




Just Food: Food Access, Equity, and Justice

Princeton University staff, faculty, and students are invited to come together for Month of Service 2022. We are excited to be partnering with our local community leaders to return to this tradition of service safely.

Pace Center Welcomes New Team Member

This fall, the John H. Pace, Jr. ’39 Center for Civic Engagement welcomed Emily Sharples as the Class of 1969 Princeton Internships in Civic Service (PICS) Program Director.

Responding to the Needs of the World

Each year, the John H. Pace, Jr. ’39 Center for Civic Engagement honors students and community members for their commitment, dedication, and…

Exploring Food Access Through Community Connections

How does the production of our daily meals influence the environment? Are communities fighting to steer food access towards a more equitable direction? During this semester's Breakout Princeton experience: "At Our Table: The Roots of Food Access and Sustainability," Princeton students delved into these inquiries and explored sustainable and equitable access to food.

Tropical Storm Ida: Ways to Help

In the wake of Tropical Storm Ida, recovery continues for many communities in the Princeton region. Here are a few ways you can help at this time. 


Month of Service: Closing Reflection and Celebration
Jan 28, 2022, 4:00 pm5:30 pm
Online Event

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