CEL celebrates two days of service each term as well as a variety of smaller service events throughout the year. Fall days of service are Fall Into Service and Make a Difference Day, winter days are Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and Animal Action Day, and spring days are Earth Day and Day of Caring. Read about these days below! Sign ups for service projects open two weeks before the day of service. To request accommodations related to disabilities for an event, please contact CEL at cel@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-3041.


Fall Into Service

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Start the year off right by engaging in your community! Join us to learn about and contribute to organizations that are doing great work to strengthen our local community while building connections with others at OSU. Bond, learn, serve!

Make a Difference Day

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Make a Difference Day is a nationally recognized day of service where thousands of people across the country work to improve their community. Join us in service on this great day!

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Saturday, January 18, 2020

This day of service kicks off the OSU Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and is the largest of the CEL's days of service. Join us in honor of MLK and then check out all the other great celebration events and awards taking place the following week.

Animal Action Day

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Part of Community Engagement Week, this day of service is all about supporting our animal friends! We hold service projects with local humane societies and other animal rescues. Get your pet therapy in with us in March.

Earth Day

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Celebrate our planet with us every spring through service! We hold a variety of environmentally-focused projects focusing on both conservation and restoration. We share our event data with SOLVE who report on the amazing Earth Day work completed across the state.

Day of Caring

Saturday, May 16, 2020

In partnership with the OSU Alumni Association's OSU Community Day of Service, we know that #BeaversGiveBack. Day of Caring was established by United Way in 1992 to promote the spirit and value of volunteerism.