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Short-Term Opportunities

There are many short-term community service opportunities that happen on or near the UC San Diego campus.

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Here are a few service programs that UCSD's Center for Student Involvement hosts every year:

Virtual Short-Term Opportunities

Many non-profit organizations offer opportunities to use your skills and talents to volunteer virtually during COVID-19! While the campus is not recommending in-person community service at this time, you can still make a difference!

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Join UC San Diego's Chancellor, students, staff, faculty, and alumni as we march in the annual San Diego Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and participate in a day of service.

Join us in January

Martin Luther King Jr Parade marchers from UC San Diego

Volunteer 50

Volunteer50 connects students and other campus members with volunteer opportunities at UC San Diego and in the local community.

Volunteer with Us

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

Submit volunteer / community service opportunities here:

CSI: Community Service

Phone: (858) 534-0501
Fax: (858) 534-4482

Contact Community Service staff members

Location: Price Center East, level 3 (map)
Mailing Address: 9500 Gilman Drive #0078
La Jolla, CA 92093-0078