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Ongoing Programs

Improve yourself and your community by volunteering. Read about these ongoing local, national, and international community service related programs:

Two UC San Diego students working at a recycle / trash area for Volunteer50, UCSD's volunteer program - photo by Erik Jepsen, UC San Diego Publications

Alternative Breaks

These national or international service and learning trips (during summer or spring break) will have a lasting impact on you and the communities in which you work.

Take an Alternative Break

Clinton Global Initiative University

Apply in spring for this fall event where more than 1,000 innovative student leaders gather to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

More about CGI U

UC San Diego student at CGI U - holding up sign with her commitment to action - EDUCATION
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Community Health Project

Work with community partners throughout the academic year, focusing on topics including immigrant, women’s, indigent, and geriatric health, just to name a few.

Learn About CHP

Education Corps

Improve education equity in San Diego by supporting underserved K-12 schools. Apply in fall for a service commitment that continues through the academic year.

Check out EducationCorps

UC San Diego students in the EducationCorps program
UC San Diego and other San Diego JusticeCorps students pose for a group photo in a local courtroom


JusticeCorps members help to provide legal information to self-represented community members. Apply in spring for participation the following academic year.

Read about JusticeCorps