Student Service Opportunities

Campuswide Service & Civic Engagement Events

Political Engagement

There are many opportunities at IUPUI to learn about political engagement and to let your voice be heard about the political and social issues you are passionate about.

  • Constitution Week

    Constitution Day is celebrated nationally each year on September 17th in remembrance of the adoption of the United States Constitution on September 17, 1787.  At IUPUI, political programs and events occur throughout the week surrounding September 17th.  Past programs have included Congressional visits and Constitution trivia competitions.

  • Democracy Plaza

    Democracy Plaza (DP) includes two physical spaces on campus devoted to engaging IUPUI students, faculty, and staff in civil discourse about political and social justice issues.  Everyone is invited to engage in civic discourse by writing on the Democracy Plaza boards located  in the Breezeway under the Business Building (BS) and on the boards located on the first floor of the Campus Center - DP in the CE.

  • Spring Legislative Event

    New in April of 2014, Community Service Scholars will provide educational programming and opportunities for political enagement around a selected social issue.  This April, the issue will be sustainabilty.

  • TurboVote Online Voter Registration

    IUPUI has partnered with TurboVote to make voting as easy as possible for busy college students. Through TurboVote, IUPUI students can:

    • Register to vote,
    • Sign up for an absentee ballot to vote through the mail, and
    • Receive email and text alerts.

    TurboVote at IUPUI is hosted via a partnership between the Center for Service and Learning, Office of Student Involvement, Undergraduate Student Government and Graduate and Professional Student Government.

    If you have questions or want to learn more about the organizers' program, please contact Lorrie Brown at lorrbrow@iupui.edu.