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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


College Mentors For Kids Online Auction

Auction: April 18-30

College Mentors For Kids will be hosting an online auction featuring wine tasting tours, restaurant gift certificates, workout class passes, a Tony Bennett-signed basketball, and more.    All proceeds will go towards helping College Mentors For Kids continue to help underprivileged elementary school kids in the Charlottesville area ...

Apply to be a Big Brother

Deadline: May 1

Apply to be a Big Brother with the Men's Leadership Project, a mentoring program for local middle school boys. We pair little brothers with big brothers here at UVA, and together they build strong, respectful relationships, helping each other grow as leaders in their community and beyond ...

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 ...



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