»Student Opportunities

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!

Do Something Different.

Alternative Break Trips »

Do something different! Alternative Break trips provide students with an opportunity to work with community agencies, needs, and populations in a week-long service and immersion experience during spring and summer breaks.
Chapman Day of Service

Chapman Day of Service »

Make a difference in less than a day! The Chapman Day of Service is a community-wide event – don’t miss out on this great opportunity to work with other members of the Chapman family to address immediate needs in our local community!
Beyond the Booths

Beyond the Booths »

Beyond the Booths furthers awareness about political issues of local, national, and global importance beyond the election seasons to encourage voter registration, education, and civic engagement.
The Green Initiative Fund

The Green Initiative Fund »

TGIF is an opportunity for faculty, staff and students to take an active role in supporting campus sustainability. TGIF grants provide needed funding to support new efforts to enhance Chapman's sustainability performance.
Service Opportunity Database

Service Opportunity Database »

Browse through a variety of service opportunities at local public service agencies. Whether you’re interested in working to end poverty, address hunger and food insecurity, or advocate for animals, we’ve likely found an opportunity for you! Once you’ve logged in, click on “My Tools” and “Service Opportunities.”
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Want fresh, local, seasonal produce delivered to you? Subscribe to CSA! Community Supported Agriculture connects you to local farms and food.
LEAD 325B: New Orleans Travel Course

LEAD 325B: New Orleans Travel Course

This 4-credit leadership course explores leadership and civic responsibility through analysis of Hurricane Katrina and the impact that disaster continues to have on New Orleans. LEAD 325B includes a nine-day service-learning trip to New Orleans to work with Rebuilding Together on home rebuilding projects.
Roots Native Habitat Restoration

Roots Native Habitat Restoration

Roots is all about restoration: the restoration of habitat, wildlife, sustainability, and a connection to place through restoration work at Upper Newport Bay, one of California’s largest remaining coastal wetlands
Libreria Martinez Mentorship Program

Libreria Martinez Mentorship Program

This year-long mentorship program provides students with an opportunity to build a mentoring relationship with a local high school student, guide them through college and career exploration, and collaborate on a civic engagement project for the local community.
OC Watershed Education Ambassadors

OC Watershed Education Ambassadors

OC Watershed Education Ambassadors develop and facilitate presentations for local elementary students on the importance of water conservation and pollution prevention. All presentations meet CA state standards and provide a unique opportunity to foster sustainable living in future generations.
The Global Citizens Wall

The Global Citizens Wall

The Global Citizens Wall, located in the Student Union, encourages the development of well-informed and engaged students through critical thinking and civil discourse on civic ideas and issues. Use this space to deliberate with your peers on things that matter to you!
President’s Volunteer Service Awards

President’s Volunteer Service Awards

The PVSA and Martin Luther King Jr. Drum Major for Service Awards recognize members of the Chapman family who have made extraordinary commitments to service. Individuals and groups are eligible for different levels of Presidential recognition.
Be The Change

Be The Change

You say you want a revolution? Join students, faculty, staff, and community leaders coming together to learn about the best practices for impacting community and mobilizing social change.
Learn about disaster relief programs offered

Disaster Relief

Learn about disasters and crises and how you can help.