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Community Engagement for Students

Expand your experience while making an impact on your community. The Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning can help you find a place to volunteer or do a course-based service learning project. Check our Engage page or pursue your own independent service project by exploring the list of community agencies who we partner with.

Community Engagement for WCU Students

How To Get Connected

Interested in Volunteering?

Cullowhee Community Garden Workday - ASP


All service opportunities are posted on the CCESL Engage page AND highlights are sent out in the "Monthly Outreach Highlights" newsletter. Visit the CCESL Engage page and subscribe to the Monthly Outreach Highlights newsletter to stay connected!


Research and Service-Learning Courses

Service-learning environmental health Cherokee water testing.


Service-learning courses (SLC) are courses with organized community-based learning activities with a commnity partner to address and identified community need. These courses are listed with "SLC" in their title on the Schedule of Classes on myWCU. 

Civic Engagement

Student Democracy Coalition


CCESL provides civic education and resources to the WCU student body. The Student Democracy Coalition (SDC) is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to increasing civic engagement on WCU's campus that is managed by the CCESL office. They are focused on voting rights and educating the student body on political topics and issues. 

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