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Apply to the Women’s Leadership Development Program

Applications due Nov. 27

Are you a first- or second-year woman at UVA interested in learning about leadership? If so, consider applying to the Women’s Leadership Development Program. The program is designed to encourage first- and second-...

CKI Blanket-Making Marathon

November 29, 2017 - 10:00am to November 30, 2017 - 2:00pm

Come help us make Thanksgiving special for kids spending the holiday at UVA Children’s hospital. Circle K International is holding a tie-blanket-making marathon. Stop in and tie a few rungs and help spread smiles...

Serving Society Conference

December 1, 2017 -
9:00am to 2:30pm

Serving Society Conference is an annual, day-long career conference for students who are interested in pursuing public service careers. Join local professionals to learn more about careers in nonprofits, social...

Hoos Serving

Taylor Shuford

Taylor is a third-year economics and psychology double-major in the College. Currently, he is the Philanthropy Chair for Beta Theta Pi and involved in the Holiday Sharing program at Madison House. During his first and second years at UVA, he also volunteered through the Madison House Albemarle Housing Improvement Program (AHIP) and the Creating Assets, Savings & Hope (CASH) program.

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.