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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


Win a $50 Gift card to the Bookstore

Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and enter for your chance to win a $50 gift card to the University Bookstore! Get some new swag for the new semester. Enter here.

Student Activities Fair

August 25, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Amphitheater

Unsure what you want to get involved in? Want to do something new? This Fall Activities Fair is the best place to learn what student groups are on Grounds, find out what they do, meet some of their members, and sign up for more information ...

Madison House Registration Begins

August 26

Madison House offers 19 programs where University students can volunteer one to three hours per week for the semester (in some cases, for the academic year) throughout the Charlottesville community. Programs range from Medical Services to Adopt-a-Grandparent to Animal Welfare and more. Learn more and register online ...

Project SERVE

August 29, 2 to 6 p.m.

UVa's annual Project SERVE is a day of service for new incoming students. It's a great opportunity to jump right into service and meet other service-minded students and community partners. Sign up here.


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Outreach at Darden

Outreach is Darden's umbrella community service organization that organizes fun activities that leave a positive impact on the world outside of Darden.