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Michigan State University
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18,131 volunteers
1,271 projects
77,056 total hours
$2,018,867.20* financial impact

*Values are cumulative since 2013

Building Community Through Service

When you're a Spartan, you're part of something bigger than campus' 5,200 acres. We're a global community more than 500,000 strong and we're passionate about making the world a better place. Spartans Serve is a year-round initiative designed to show the world the impact Spartans make through community service.

Why Volunteer?

Making a difference is what Spartans do. 

Our proud tradition of service starts with the thousands of students who give back annually as part of the Center for Community Engaged Learning, registered student organizations, their academic units and our Spartan Days of Service. After graduation, alumni are inspired to serve through our alumni clubs, their employers or for personal causes they care about. 

The world needs Spartans to help solve problems in communities big and small.

Featured Projects

Alumni Club/Affinity Group
Kalamazoo, MI
Kzoo Spartans - Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes
June 9, 2023
5 spots left
In-Person Type
Alumni Club/Affinity Group
San Antonio, TX
SA Spartans pack Snack Bags for Haven for Hope
June 11, 2023
23 spots left
In-Person Type
Alumni Club/Affinity Group
Battle Creek, MI
Calhoun County Spartans Volunteer Opportunity at South Michigan Food Bank
June 13, 2023
46 spots left
In-Person Type

For More Information

Visit our FAQ page if you have questions about the Spartans Serve effort. Should you have additional questions, contact the MSU Alumni Office by email.

Featured Partners