Center for Service and Community Engagement

Center for Service and Community Engagement

    • The Center for Service and Community Engagement (CSCE) connects classroom, campus and community to promote a more just and humane world.  Whether you are a student, staff, or faculty, the CSCE is here to help you find opportunities to serve and learn in the community.  The Center sustains partnerships with a wide variety of community-based organizations and nonprofits throughout the Seattle area that are always seeking volunteers.  The CSCE also serves as the headquarters for the Seattle University Youth Initiative.  Get to know your neighborhood and put down roots through service.   

      Happening Now:

      Register for Spring Break Immersions

      Actively explore social justice in Seattle and greater Washington! Register today

      Get Involved in Pre-K Programs

       Support 3-5 year old children before they enter kindergarten by getting involved in our CSCE preschool programs.


      Get Involved in the Youth Initiative K-12 Program

      Support kids and teens by becoming a mentor, becoming a tutor or by helping out in a classroom in one of our Seattle University Youth Initiative (SUYI) K-12 Partner Elementary, Middle and High Schools.

      Join Serve Local

      Ready to work for social justice? Make a consistent, long term commitment to serve and join Serve Local! Learn more.  Join us for our Serve Local Kickoff and Volunteer Fair on October 16th from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, Student Center Hearth. Connect with an organizaton, sign the pledge, and celebrate with us!

    • When the heart is touched by direct experience, the mind may be challenged to change.

      Peter Hans Kolvenbach, S.J.