Welcome class of 2019! Stop by the Public Service Center to find out about Community Work Study, Volunteering, Leadership programs, Service-Learning programs and so much more!

Watch the POST 20th Anniversary Video



In the News


POST (Pre-Orientation Service Trip) turned 20th this year. We had a great year. Read the Ithaca Journal article and the Cornell Chronicle article

Cornell Students showcase their stories about volunteering in the Patient Care Advocacy Team (PCAT) program at Cayuga Medical Center. Read the Chronicle Story

Cornell Upward Bound Programs Shows Path to College.  Click here to see what they've been doing this summer!

Meet Ryan Lombardi, new VP for Student and Campus Life Read the Chronicle Story


To view more events, go to the University Events Calendar and enter Public Service Center in the search bar.


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



Give a gift!

Consider making a donation to the Public Service Center to help us continue to support students and the Ithaca community.


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.

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