The UCSC team helps students identify and navigate pathways to civic participation at UChicago, connecting them to programs and projects across campus and in the community through advising, student-led projects and initiative support, and Chicago-centered workshops designed to prepare students to engage with neighboring communities thoughtfully. UCSC staff also help students secure an array of civic-focused job and internship opportunities, whether it is connecting them to Office of Civic Engagement programs, campus career centers, or general employment guidance.
The UCSC team helps students identify and navigate pathways to civic participation at UChicago, connecting them to civic engagement programs and projects across campus and in the community through individual and group advising, and offering project-based support to develop and activate student-led projects and initiatives. To learn more about opportunities and get connected, schedule an appointment with a member of our UCSC team. Fill out the form linked below to let us know a little bit about your interests and what we should get in touch with you about.FILL OUT FORM
WORKSHOPS AND TRAININGS
UCSC leads Chicago-centered experiential learning workshops covering a range of civic engagement and social impact concepts designed to prepare students to engage with and enter neighboring communities thoughtfully. The trainings are scaled to strengthen students’ civic participation at multiple skill levels, preparing them for direct engagement with diverse stakeholders on and off campus. To request a training, email Nick Currie at email@example.comCHECK OUT CURRENT EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS
Find short- and long-term local volunteer opportunities with an array of community partners.VISIT PATHFINDER
UCSC staff support student efforts to launch and lead projects that help their peers engage with local community organizations and residents. This includes the Community Service Fund, a Student Government-led, UCSC-supported funding body that allocates part of the Student Activities Fee toward community service-focused events.LEARN MORE
UCSC RESOURCE LIBRARY: BOOKS, ARTICLES, PODCASTS, AND MORE
A curated list of readings and other resources from a variety of viewpoints that can provide additional context on historic and ongoing issues impacting Chicago’s South Side and the city more broadly, as well as more general background on several intersecting social justice topics.LEARN MORE