One-Time Projects and Initiatives
One-time Projects and Initiatives provide UConn students with the perfect opportunity to get exposure to major change-makers in our local communities through supporting the missions of these impactful organizations. Student participants should expect on and off-campus events with trained event leaders committed to facilitation and service impact. Learn more about our monthly opportunities using the tabs at the top of this page!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding One-Time Projects and Initiatives.
We invite you to come share your perspective and learn about hot topics of today! Dialogues Initiatives provides exposure to the experiences and perspectives of people on both sides of an issue through careful education and interactive deliberation. Each of our dialogues will attempt to educate on topical issue that affect our society. In the past we have tackled issues diverse as consent laws, child poverty, transgender identities, sexual assault on campus, homelessness, and psychological health. For more information regarding upcoming topics of discussion or how to get involved within this organization, please visit here.
Campus Wide Service Initiatives
Campus Wide Service Initiatives are large-scale events hosted in partnership with community partners, such as, Day of Caring, MLK Day of Service, and Give and Go. These events allow for large numbers of participants and may contain a variety of different volunteers tasks. The first event of the 2019-2020 school year is known as Day of Caring, on October 5th. This is a collaborative service event between Eastern Connecticut State University, the United Way, and the University of Connecticut that is an exciting opportunity for students to come together and engage in a variety of service and community beautification efforts. You can find more information regarding upcoming events and potential leadership positions here!
Community Service Days
Community Service Days (CSDs) are one-time volunteer opportunities that are coordinated in partnership with many surrounding community organizations. CSD events occur on weekends throughout the semester, all transportation provided. Event pick-ups and drop-offs occur outside of People’s United Bank on the side of the UConn Bookstore. If you would like to reserve an event for your organization, fill out the request form here. Please note that there is limited availability for event reservations and that requests are filled on a first come first served basis. If you are looking to become more involved with CSD, consider applying to be a Team Leader! Applications can be found here.
You can locate upcoming CSD opportunities at the top of this web page or by visiting our UConntact page.
If you require an accommodation to participate in any Community Outreach event, please contact Jazmyn Matos at email@example.com at least five days prior to the event.