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Welcome to Learning in Action – the front door to public service at the University of Virginia, dedicated to connecting students, faculty and community partners to social entrepreneurship, community engagement and co–curricular service opportunities.

Service Events and Opportunities



The Fall 2016 Learning in Action Course Listing is up! Browse our listing of courses that have a service-learning component or explore and discuss local, regional, or global issues to better engage with your community ...

Study at the Morven Summer Institute

Block A: May 16-27
Block B: May 31-June 11

The Morven Summer Institute is an innovative summer program hosted on UVA's 3,000-acre Morven Farm. At the institute, undergraduate and graduate students with interests in sustainability, design, food systems, and ecology will have the opportunity to escape traditional confines of the classroom. Students participating in the 2016 Summer Institute select one three-credit course from either (or both) of the 10-day summer blocks ...

Volunteer Medical Clinic Trip to Cusco Peru

June 4 through 12

Pre-med? Pre-health? Still looking for summer plans? Travel to Cusco, Peru, this summer for a volunteer trip and work with local doctors to set up mobile clinics in areas that don't normally have access to healthcare. Contact Cassidy if interested ...



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