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The UT Community Engagement Collective (CEC) is a network of students passionate about community engagement and community service. The CEC’s vision is that all UT students will be active citizens, and the collective is an organization where anyone can find a place to get involved. The collective’s goal is to create community by leveraging university resources to meet community priorities.


What we do

  • Host major programs and events (Alternative breaks, The Project, Volunteer UT) to keep UT students engaged in the wider Austin community and beyond


  • Work to build intentional and sustained partnerships with community partners to create lasting change

The Collective is made up of 7 committees:

  • Community Relations

  • Culture & Membership

  • Education

  • Outreach

  • Development

  • Special Events

  • Trips


How to get involved 


Committee Chair

Serve as a leader of one of our 7 Collective committees

  • Guide committee members to set and meet specific goals

  • Hold weekly Office Hours and Collaboration Sessions

  • 4 hr/week commitment


Committee Member

Join the group as a general member

  • Attend weekly general body meetings.

  • Attend Office Hours and Collaboration Sessions as needed

  • 2 hr/week commitment


Apply Now!


The Collective is proud to host monthly service days, Alternative Breaks trips, and The Project (UT’s largest day of service) every year! Collective members meet every Monday, 5:30-7:30pm 

Contact us if you have any questions!

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