Who We Are

Vision

Through its fostering of strong and meaningful relationships, the Office of Community Engagement contributes to the university's priority of developing Greater College Park.

Mission

The Office of Community Engagement connects the University of Maryland and the surrounding neighbors by creating mutually collaborative educational, business, government, and community partnerships.

Goals

1. Facilitate connections, networking opportunities, and partnerships that are mutually beneficial to the quality of life of “Greater College Park.”

2. ​​Craft a digital community engagement guide to illustrate public service and civic engagement efforts across disciplines and units.

3. Share resources and knowledge to address potential challenges impacting the surrounding communities.

4. Celebrate milestones and successes from the partnerships with the community.

5. Participate, enhance and support community engagement efforts both on and off campus.

6. Bring awareness of the many engagement efforts in “Greater College Park” via social media and other communication outlets.

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Office of Community Engagement (OCE)
by the Numbers

 

Fact_Icons_Color_1133300+
Campus / Community Connections
Fact_Icons_Color_1142500+
Total Volunteers Gathered
Fact_Icons_Color_11520
"Making a Difference (MD)" Awards Given
Fact_Icons_Color_116250+
Faculty / Staff Supporters
Fact_Icons_Color_117$400,000+
Annual OCE Investment in the Community
Fact_Icons_Color_11810,000+
Total Volunteer Hours Organized