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Learning in Action

Public Service at the University of Virginia
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Fun Fair

October 20, 2018 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

Come spend a couple hours running a carnival style game for a local school! We are looking for volunteers to help out from 3:30-5 p.m. or 4:45-6:15 p.m. Or show up early and/or stay late to help us set up/clean up....

Public Service Photo Exhibit

September 17, 2018 to December 31, 2018

Last spring, we invited students and community partners to submit photographs depicting public service activities, projects, and events in the community. These photos are an exciting way to gather and display...

Monday Fellowships Series

August 27, 2018 - 4:00pm to September 24, 2018 - 5:00pm

Every Monday at 4 p.m. in the Rotunda Multipurpose Room, we host an information session, workshop, or other fellowships-related event. There are awards for students at all stages (undergraduates, graduate,...

Hoos Serving

Volunteer of the Week: Rachel Newman

Rachel Newman is a fourth-year in the School of Engineering, majoring in biomedical engineering. She is the head program director for the Madison House recreational therapy program. Through the recreational therapy program, volunteers interact with individuals with physical or mental disabilities, helping others learn and develop essential life skills.

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.