Civic Engagement is a unit of the Office of Student Development at Upper Iowa University. It provides resources for staff, faculty, community members, and students including organizations and opportunities for volunteerism, service-learning curriculum, webinars, and services through Iowa Campus Compact, a statewide association of college and university presidents who are committed to fulfilling the civic purposes of higher education by educating students for active citizenship and building strong communities.


The vision of the UIU Office of Service & Civic Engagement is to address community, national, and global needs through co-curricular and extra-curricular initiatives that promote purposeful and holistic learning and development.


The mission of UIU Office of Service & Civic Engagement is to create a community of civic-minded global citizens.

The Civic Engagement Program

  • Helps organize volunteer opportunities
  • Serves as the point of service information for the University
  • Works to promote academic service learning through various courses
  • Strives to fortify the strong relationship between UIU and its communities

Learn about local service opportunities and explore more ways to get involved and volunteer on campus!


The President's Honor Roll Logo
  • President's Honor Roll 2007, 2009, 2013, 2014
  • Governor's Volunteer Award 2012
  • Governor's Volunteer Award 2011-Student Activities Board and SGA
  • Governor's Volunteer Award 2011-Kappa Zeta Tau sorority



Daryl Grove
Assistant Dean of Student Life
(563) 425-5209