Center for Community Engagement

Changing California

Center for Community Engagement

20 Years of Connection, Relationships, & Learning

The California State University, Center for Community Engagement provides opportunities for students to become change-agents in their communities. Our goal is to educate students to understand the connections between themselves and those around them​ through high-quality community programs and service learning.

For 20 years, California State University has partnered with local commu​nities for student placement and initiatives. Our vast community engagement network is composed of faculty, staff, students, community partners and campus leadership, who actively advance the CSU's commitment to inclusivity, equity, and diversity.


Passionate Advocates

We believe people matter. Through teaching, learning and service, we inspire and educate CSU students who advance basic human rights across all of California's diverse communities.

See What We Do
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20 Years of Community Engagement. The California State University has been partnering with their local communities since the v​ery beginning, in 1857. During the past 20 years, these partnerships have prepared one million CSU graduates to be change makers across California’s rich and diverse communities.

See Our Collective Impact

The CSU Center for Community Engagement creates and leads initiatives that serve the social and civic health of our state through teaching, learning and service.

Our Team

Meet the staff and consultants of the CSU Center for Community Engagement.

Who We Are

Our Reflections

Take a look at insights and experiences that elevate community engagement.

What We Care About

Our Network

Check out the campus Community Engagement offices.

Where We Impact

A recognized leader, the CSU supports millions of people each year by enhancing the quality of life across California, accelerating faculty research, and helping to strengthen students’ subject knowledge and develop their job ready skills.

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Engaged CSU Undergraduates

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​Service-Learning Courses

Our Reflections

What are we learning in com​munity with our campus and community partners?

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