Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this year the UCSC has developed and curated a set of programs to bring campus and community together for a variety of service events. From community-partne...
Fourth-year student in the College among recipients of University of Chicago 2022 Diversity Leadership Awards
University of Chicago Faculty, alumni, staff and student winners to recognized as part of MLK commemoration.
Fall 2021 at the University Community Service Center
Want to get involved with Chicago and the South Side this fall? Learn more about upcoming programming and available resources to kickstart your journey.
More than 2,200 incoming college students meet with and learn from nearly 100 community leaders during Engage Chicago orientation event
Nearly 100 community leaders met with small groups of all 2,200 incoming College students as part of the University’s annual Engage Chicago Orientation Week event hosted by the University’s Community Service Center within the Office of Civic Engagement.
Hyde Park Herald: Local hunger programs continue work amid steady demand
Food programs have continued to gain traction throughout the pandemic. This includes Hyde Park's very own Love Fridge, which arrived last August after a concerted effort by the University of Chicago Community Service Center and local residents.
Meet our 2021 UCSC awardees, the students who have impacted our world for the better
Each Year, the University Community Service Center honors between 4 and 5 students who significantly impact our community and our world through their work. We're pleased to introduce you to our 2021 winners.
Block Club Chicago: Another Love Fridge, ‘a piece of the puzzle’ to address food insecurity, now open around the clock in Hyde Park
UChicago's University Community Service Center partnered with Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park, Love Fridge, UChicago Medicine staff, and University of Chicago Laboratory Schools parents to get the fridge to this location.
After expanding from annual one-day event, MLK Jr. Week of Service brings campus and community together virtually
Students, faculty, and staff from more than 13 campus units participated in service projects including translation for local immigrant populations, resume reviews, and more.
2021 Summer Links Application Launches!
Summer Links is a 10-week summer internship program where students are hired by a community program or organization to work as a summer intern. The cohort is made up of students from a range of majors who are committed to public service, community building, and social change.
University of Chicago expanding annual MLK Day of Service to week-long virtual event
Virtual service projects from January 17 – 23 will bridge more than 1,000 students and 13 units across campus with neighboring communities through career and translation services, community workshops, and other events
Incoming College students connect with community leaders in virtual Engage Chicago event
During the University Community Service Center-led Engage Chicago Orientation Week event on October 1, more than 1,900 incoming UChicago students got a chance to hear from and speak to local community leaders directly about ways they can make an impact through civic engagement.