Elon Volunteers! (EV!) is the umbrella organization for service at Elon and is a great way to get involved in service opportunities. EV! offers a variety of programs, events, and alternative break trips as great ways to get involved in service—visit our EV! page for more information.
Want to do service at Elon but don’t have a car? Elon University offers a route as part of Elon’s Biobus system, the Downtown East Burlington Biobus Express Route, that drops students off near 32 community partners, making service at Elon more accessible than ever.
If you're looking for an easy way to try out service at Elon when you first arrive, the Kernodle Center is excited to offer a program called "Get on the Bus". On Friday afternoons in September and October, a Biobus will take students to one of our many community partners for an afternoon of service. No need to plan ahead or sign-up-- just get on the bus! Check back in the fall for a list of exact dates and service locations!
Academic Service-Learning is a credit-based opportunity to conduct service as an integrated component of a course. Many professors at Elon choose for their class to become a Service-Learning course, partnering with a community agency and developing a syllabus that meets an identified community need. There are a variety of courses offered each year with the Service Learning designation—visit our Academic Service-Learning page to find out more!