Civic Engagement

You can make a difference in your community through service and sustainability.

Serve your community


Community Service (civic engagement) is an important part of life at Lamar University. We empower students to be active citizens through volunteering and service learning.

We partner with local non-profit organizations to provide opportunities for growth and giving in the Cardinal Nation.

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Cardinals Breakaway

Cardinals Breakaway, our Alternative Spring Break program, takes LU students on a service learning adventure each spring. → MORE

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Service Partners

Browse our directory of local Service Partners and find the perfect opportunity to give back to the Southeast Texas community. → GO

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Opportunity Calendar

See all upcoming opportunities to volunteer on the Service Opportunity Calendar, powered by OrgSync. → GO

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OrgSync Portal

Connect with service partners and find opportunities for volunteerism. Create your OrgSync account today! → GO




At Lamar University, sustainability means making wise use of energy and other natural resources to minimize our environmental impact while still accomplishing the educational goals of our institution.

Check out the many things we are doing to reach our goals: