Students gardening in the community.

Learning, Growing, Giving Back

Individual engagement is a vital component of any healthy, thriving community. At UB, we encourage our students to use their talents to serve a community that has welcomed them for two, four, or possibly several years! It's also a chance to learn new skills and further professional development in their chosen field.

Service Learning Courses

Throughout this new service-learning course, students serve as mentors, tutor middle school students, and support science teachers in classrooms in the Buffalo Public Schools.

Through this service-learning course, students build language teaching experience either in a UB department (Linguistics, a language department, English Language Institute, etc.), in the Buffalo public schools, or at a public service agency (International Institute of Buffalo, Herman Badillo Institute, Literacy Volunteers, etc.). Open to majors and non-majors. For further information, please contact David Fertig, Associate Professor of Linguistics.  

Find Other Service Opportunities

Information on service opportunities is available through Student Engagement. Learn more about their volunteer and community service programs including: Saturday of Service, Alternative Spring Break, StayUpUB fundraiser, and more!