Student Life Community Service


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Get Involved, Make a Difference!

UCR students are dedicated to serving their communities — as shown by our #2 ranking for contribution to the public good and #3 ranking for community service participation and hours served by Washington Monthly magazine.

  • Gain valuable skills that will benefit you in your future career.
  • Build your professional network.
  • Strengthen relationships within the campus community and beyond.
  • Help make a lasting difference on campus and in your community.

Service Groups

UCR is home to dozens of groups with a service mission. To find a great opportunity for you, search HighlanderLink and select Service under the Categories filter.

Service Learning

Your coursework can provide you with the chance to serve your community. For academic opportunities with a service component, connect with Undergraduate Education or email

Service Events

Held each spring, the Highlander Day of Service is just one opportunity for you to serve your community. Learn about the various service projects planned — or even organize your own!  





Organizations: Log Your Service Hours

Learn how to report your student organization's service hours via HighlanderLink in this video.


Students: Create a Co-Curricular Transcript

Learn how to create a Co-Curricular Transcript to record your community service involvement in this video.

Contact Us

If you have questions about getting involved, or would like to launch a service project of your own, email or call Student Life at (951) 827-7344 or stop by HUB 229.

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Seeking student volunteers?

Community partners and campus departments — share your community service opportunities so they can be posted here!

  • Visit
  • Click the Employers button under SCOTLink.
  • First-time users, click "Sign Up and Post Job."
  • Be sure to mark the position type as "Community Service/Volunteer."
  • Complete the form then click "Done."

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