Office of Community & Civic Engagement

The Office of Community and Civic Engagement at the University of Northern Colorado promotes and supports academic engagement with the university and community, facilitates connections amongst faculty, students, staff and community members, and encourages partnerships that are mutually beneficial to promote community and civic health.

The Community Engaged Scholars Symposium 2017

The 2017 Community Engaged Scholars Symposium will be held on Tuesday, October 24th in the University Center Panorama room. The event will include a faculty and community partners working luncheon (presentation information coming soon), an awards ceremony, and a poster session. 

Students, faculty, staff and community partners are all welcome to submit a proposal for a poster presentation. This is an opportunity for those across campus and the community to highlight community-engaged learning projects and opportunities. 

Please click here to submit a proposal.

Please click here to nominate yourself or someone else for an Engaged Scholar Award.


Core Functions

a teacher works with students in an outdoor river setting


The Office of Engagement recognizes and nurtures community engaged teaching and learning that affords students opportunities to apply content and disciplinary knowledge outside the classroom, thus enhancing their learning experience while also impacting our communities.

a student presents her research poster at an event


The Office of Engagement acknowledges and supports community engaged research, scholarship and creative works across disciplines among faculty and students that does so in collaboration with communities and for the public good.   

Dr. Tim Eatman gives a keynote address to an audience


The Office of Engagement facilitates and creates connections to develop and sustain for mutually beneficial community-campus partnerships for faculty, students and community enrichment.

Complete the UNC Civic Health and Equity Survey

Community Engagement at UNC