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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


Browse Fall 2015 Courses

Courses listed on Learning in Action have a service-learning component or explore local, national, or global issues and topics ...

Volunteer with twice is nice

Through July 7, Twice is Nice (923 Preston Plaza)

Twice Is Nice is a nonprofit upscale resale shop whose proceeds benefit the Jefferson Area Board for Aging (JABA)'s Mountainside Senior Living. We need volunteers to process donations. Shifts are flexible in two-hour increments and training is provided. For more information, please contact Maureen Breaud at 434-293-8319 or ...

Donate to Chuck It for Charity

Moving out of dorms? Donate your clothes, nonperishable food items, supplies, dorm furniture, and more to local charities. Each UVa residence has a drop-off location ...

Walk to Cure Arthritis

May 16, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bon Secours Redskins Training Camp Center (Richmond, VA)

Be a part of the Arthritis Foundation's mission to transform lives! Join the Richmond Walk to Cure Arthritis, the Arthritis Foundation's signature event to raise funds to prevent, control, and cure the nation's leading cause of disability. Participants will fundraise and bring a voice to the more than 50 million Americans living with arthritis. Funds raised through the Walk to Cure Arthritis will help create programs, research, and advocacy initiatives to remove the burden of this crippling disease, both locally and across the country ...


Featured Center

The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership

The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership was founded in 1993 to bring together diverse individuals with a passion for politics and public service. All have a wide variety of viewpoints and backgrounds but want to work together for the common good. Their non-partisan mission is to strengthen and enhance the quality of government at all levels throughout Virginia.