Our Programs

Learn through theory and practical experience to build a more just and peaceful world.
Design a major that weaves together courses from a field that you care deeply about and courses from 5 Civic Engagement content areas.
Experience leadership and social change, connecting real experiences in the community to coursework.
Live with like-minded classmates and learn how to make a positive impact on your community!
Student-led program that partners with 11 community programs for people with disabilities!
Connect thought and actions through an alternative spring break and a student-facilitated course focusing on community organizing.

Announcements

The 2015 CESL Faculty Fellows Request for Proposals has been released. Proposals are due by...
The Holyoke CESL bus runs Monday-Thursday afternoons! Detailed bus information for Holyoke...
Tuesday, November 4th, 4:00pm – 6:00pmGoodell Bldg, room 406AFall Info Session for the For...
The Faculty Assessment Toolbox was compiled by a group of faculty from UMass Amherst and...

Opportunities

Did you know that a number of the study abroad programs now include community-based service...
Construct your own individualized major through the Bachelor’s Degree with Individual...
A Certificate in Civic Engagement and Public Service is available to UMass undergraduates...