Student Civic Engagement offers a variety of programs, events, opportunities and experiences designed specifically for Chapman students. These opportunities will enhance your understanding about, and engagement within, our community, help you develop skills, and increase your awareness about social issues – they also provide enjoyable learning experiences to share with your peers!
Alternative Break Program
Feel like an educational adventure? Take part in a travel experience focused on service or sustainability. Alternative Break Trips are offered during spring break, interterm, and summer; they include domestic and international destinations and vary in length. Enjoy leadership roles? Apply to be a Trip Coordinator. Applications are due Friday, September 28th.
Community Supported Agriculture
Want fresh produce delivered to you on campus? For a monthly fee, the Community Supported Agriculture program connects you with a local farm, delivering fresh fruits and vegetables for pick-up in the Student Union. It’s good for you and good for the community!
Creating a Climate for Change
Join this discussion circle to explore the concept of sustainability on a variety of levels! Talk with peers about ideas, concepts, and questions related to sustainability and making an impact!
Day of Service
The Chapman Day of Service and Greek Day of Service are designed to engage large groups of students in service within our local community.
The Green Initiative Fund
Do you have a great idea for campus sustainability? Is your organization looking for funding to support a new campus sustainability initiative? The Green Initiative Fund offers grants for sustainable ingenuity designed to enhance the Chapman community or campus!
New Orleans Travel Course
Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, as well as our country. Rebuilding efforts are ongoing and the lessons to be learned from this disaster continue to grow; the New Orleans Travel Course will involve you in both as we explore leadership through this national catastrophe and engage in a week of service in New Orleans.
PVSA / MLK Drum Major
Get recognized by the White House for engaging in service as an individual or member of a group!
Roots Native Habitat Restoration
How much do you know about wetlands and watersheds? Have you been to the Upper Newport Bay? The Roots program is an opportunity to spend a day outdoors while restoring one of Southern California’s largest coastal wetlands!