Year One

  • Join a living-learning community in a residence hall with fellow civic scholars
  • Enroll in the “Community Service” College Seminar.
  • Contribute time and effort to local community organizations.
  • Complete a minimum of 100 hours of service benefiting communities beyond Drew’s campus each year (at least 50 hours completed while classes are in session at Drew).
  • Enroll in year long CE 101: Civic Engagement Workshop.
  • Work with your team to plan and execute a civic project.
  • Be engaged, compassionate, respectful, and effective!

First Year Civic Scholars’ Community Partner placements include: Cornerstone Madison Adult Day Center,  Dress for Success, EPOCHRosa Parks Community School , Furniture AssistHomeless Solutions, Madison Borough, Market Street Mission, Morristown Neighborhood House after-school and pre-school programs, and the adult ESOL program.  Read more about our Community Partners and comments by current Civic Scholars about their volunteer experience.