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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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Winter Wellness Walk
Mar 3, 2024, 12:30 pm3:00 pm
Dunwald Farms, Hopewell
Volunteer 101
Mar 18, 2024, 5:30 pm7:00 pm
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Civic Love Reflection Lunch
Mar 22, 2024, 12:00 pm1:30 pm
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Social Change Roles Workshop
Mar 27, 2024, 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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What’s your Service Focus? Career Stories in the Service of Community


Career Stories in the Service of Community

Community and relationship building was a central theme discussed by Krystal Cohen ‘21, Madison Mellinger ‘23, and Chitra Parikh ‘21 as they engaged in dialogue with moderator Rob Falk ‘85, about living a life of meaning in the service of others. They gathered with an audience…

It takes a village: Projects for Peace winner Carlos Cortez ’24 and the people of Zináparo bring music and soccer to their youth


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Carlos Cortez ’24 straddles two worlds.

His family is from Zináparo, a small rural village in Michoácan, Mexico, where few people have ever heard of Princeton University. 

He’s a senior at Princeton University, where few people…

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…


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.

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