Welcome class of 2020! We look forward to meeting the new class and hope many will come by the Public Service Center to learn how we can help you get connected to your new community both on and off campus.


Get Involved

With over 30 student programs, you can get involved locally and nationally. Participate in one of our leadership programs to build your leadership skills. Work with children in one of the PreK-12 Outreach Programs.

Need help finding the right fit?
Meet with a student Center Program Specialist (CPS) to help guide you through the various opportunities within the community and the Public Service Center. Email cupsc@cornell.edu to make an appointment.


Check out one-time, local opportunities on the Hotlist. Explore over 30 student programs for more in-depth volunteer opportunities as well as community work study.


Come join us for some Cornell Dairy ice cream and get the scoop on all the programs of the Public Service Center. 


Friday September 16, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm 

Outside Barnes Hall facing Ho Plaza












The Social Justice Lunch Series is designed to be a safe space where students, staff, faculty, and community members can come together to exchange viewpoints about social inequities plaguing not only our nation but our local community in hopes of building a coalition to support our local communities in creating an environment where we all are thriving. 


Monday, September 19, 2016 at 12:00 pm 

Anabel Taylor Hall, Founders Room 


Sign Up Here  or contact Nicole LaFave at nrw6@cornell.edu



This fall, the Public Service Center is one of many community partners collaborating with the Multicultural Resource Center to host a Community Book Read and monthly event series focusing on mass incarceration and Michelle Alexander’s pioneering book, The New Jim Crow. Check back soon for more information about upcoming on and off campus events. 


Monday, September 19th, 5:30-8:00 at the Green Star Space

Book Read Kicks Off and panel discussion


Sign Up Here to get updates about the Community Book Read.


Get a Job

The Community Work-Study Program helps students who have a Federal Work-Study award work off campus with over 50 local non-profits. Do valuable community service and get paid! See our current PSC job listing



Public Service Center Room and Van Reservation

Both 100 and 200 Barnes have meeting spaces available for use by volunteer organizations and staff. Please submit reservation requests using the Room Reservation Form.  Contact cupsc@cornell.edu with any questions regarding meeting spaces.

The Public Service Center has three vehicles available for use by approved organizations, following the certifcation of one or more drivers. Please visit the PSC Vehicle Website for more information.