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Learning in Action

Public Service at the University of Virginia
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    On display through Dec. 31, Rotunda

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Service Opportunities

Spring 2019 Civic and Community Engagement Courses

Have you explored the Spring 2019 Civic and Community Engagement course listing on Lou's List? These courses have a service-learning component, provide valuable context for service work, or focus on important...

Usability Testing Volunteer

Are you interested in helping to shape a new website for students? We want to hear from you! Learning in Action is looking for volunteers to participate in usability testing for a new public service and engagement...

Office of Citizen Scholar Development Fellowship Series

January 14, 2019 to April 29, 2019

Every Monday from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Rotunda Multipurpose Room, join us for the Spring 2019 Fellowships Series. There are awards for students at all states (undergraduate, graduate, professional), and even alumni. It...

Hoos Serving

Volunteer of the Week: Vikram Seshadri

Vikram Seshadri is a third-year in the School of Engineering and Applied Science majoring in biomedical engineering. Vikram is the program director for Madison House's new program, "The Gym," a member of HELPline's outreach committee, and also works as a mentor for Autism Allies. He's also an Eagle Scout!

Public Service Resources

Student Council Community Service Committee

Helps students connect to public service within the University and Charlottesville communities.

Public Service & Government Career Community

Provides information and inspiration about industries like nonprofits, government, policy, international development, humanitarianism, diplomacy, intelligence and security, religious/spiritual organizations, and more.

Madison House

The University's student volunteer center.

Jefferson Public Citizens

An academic research-service program for all UVA undergraduates.


A weekly newsletter committed to connecting students, faculty, staff, and community members with opportunities for active engagement within and beyond the University. Event Submission.

Center for Undergraduate Research

Grant and fellowship opportunities in public service.