Community service

Leadership students in Detroit

Finding a greater sense of purpose is easy at CMU.

Each year, more than 12,000 students start at the Vol​unteer Center to join efforts ranging from helping the elderly to aiding in hurricane relief.

  • Lunch Buddies matches you and other mentors with area school children to promote education, fitness and well-being.
  • The David Garcia Project inspires students to advocate for others with physical limitations.
  • In an Alternative Break, you help communities in need during holiday breaks, summer vacation or between semesters.

Other opportunities include Adopt-A-Grandparent, America Reads, Habitat for Humanity and Public Service Residential Community. Search our online database, and mark Issue Day, Valentines for Veterans and Be My Neighbor Day on your calendar.

Make a difference. Build character. Be a leader. Volunteer through CMU.