The Office of Student Volunteer Programs works to educate students through community-based learning experiences in preparation for lives as active citizens and community leaders in service to others. The office assists students in locating and organizing community service activities that further their educational experience.

The office also coordinates one-day service activities for large numbers of students and community members; facilitates the operation of ongoing, structured service programs; advises for student-led community service organizations; provides leadership opportunities for students to coordinate programs and develop outreach opportunities; advises and provides logistical support for alternative break trips; and acts as a resource for faculty in the exploration and utilization of service learning in their curriculum.