Become a Partner Campus

Campus Compact Illinois provides partner institutions’ faculty, staff, students, and administrators – anyone on your campus who works with service-learning, civic and community engagement, and community service – with resources, funding, and training to enhance your campus-community connection. Benefits of membership include: college campus

  • Professional development opportunities include: Compact members frequently take advantage of our workshops and training on incorporating service-learning into academic courses, engage with students in higher education, work with underrepresented youth and help to develop a comprehensive program assessment.
  • In-service workshops and on-site consultations: At member request, campus visits are completed by staff to provide in-service workshops, speeches, planning assistance, or other forms of consultation.
  • Grants: Campus Compact Illinois offers grant opportunities to our member campuses to support national service days, community service events and service-learning activities.

If you are interested in learning more about your campus becoming a partner, please contact our Executive Director Natalie Furlett at nfurlett {at} compact(.)org. You will need the following to become a member of Campus Compact Illinois:

  • A letter from the president of your institution indicating desire to join Campus Compact.
  • A completed Member Applicant Form. This form allows you to designate key contacts from your college or university to receive information, publications, and any other communications directly from us.
  • Payment for membership dues. Dues are based on the number of full-time undergraduate students attending your institution.

Campus Compact is committed to developing and sustaining strategic partnerships that advance the public purposes of colleges and universities by deepening their ability to improve community life and to educate students for civic and social responsibility. Campus Compact envisions colleges and universities as vital agents and architects of a diverse democracy, committed to educating students for responsible citizenship in ways that both deepen their education and improve the quality of community life.

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