The Office of Community Engagement supports CSUN’s mission to cultivate civic responsibility among students, faculty and staff, and it enhances academic experiences by facilitating community-based (service) learning classes, promoting co-curricular engagement activities, implementing community-based research and creative activities, and fostering sustainable community partnerships within the San Fernando Valley, the greater Los Angeles area and beyond.

The Office of Community Engagement provides the following support to engaged faculty:

  • Pedagogical development
  • Risk management support
  • Additional services, including pre- and post-service evaluations and a competitive grant process to support the development of new community-based (service learning) courses, community-engaged research or creative activity projects, and community-based (service learning) course projects

The Office of Community Engagement promotes voter education and empowerment, and it collaborates across the University to encourage voter registration and participation in the democratic process.

Visit the Community Engagement website for more information.


Community Engagement
Director: Danielle Spratt
Staff: Pamela Palacios
Valera Hall (VH) 280
(818) 677-7395