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Center for Civic Engagement

2024 Civic Engagement Awards nominations are open

The Center for Civic Engagement is accepting nominations for Illinois State University’s annual awards through the nomination form by Tuesday, March 12.

Learn more about the award categories and eligibility guidelines.

President Aondover Tarhule at the 2023 Civic Engagement Celebration.

Students working as volunteers on a Alternative Breaks trip.

Jumping into Alternative Breaks

Learn about the firsthand experience of student Ben Croft on his first Alternative Breaks trip.

Apply for Alternative Spring Break.

Apply for Alternative Summer Break.

Illinois State University recognized for student voting

Illinois State University has been recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge (ALL IN) as a 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting.

Explore voter resources for the 2024 primary election on March 19

Picture of line on election day.

Types of Civic Engagement

Discover the ways Illinois State practices civic engagement and some examples from actual projects.

Explore Types of Civic Engagement