Who We Are


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


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


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


Campus / Community Connections
Total Volunteers Gathered
"Making a Difference (MD)" Awards Given
Faculty / Staff Supporters
Annual OCE Investment in the Community
Total Volunteer Hours Organized