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Registration is now open for the Community Engaged Scholars Symposium! We have extended the deadline for Engaged Scholar Award Nominations until Oct. 16, and poster proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis until Oct. 23.

Office of Community & Civic Engagement

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

Core Functions

a teacher works with students in an outdoor river setting

Engage

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

Enquire

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

Enrich

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

Community Engagement at UNC