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"CSO really allowed me to take this, not only as a volunteering experience, but a learning experience." Emily '16

The Community Service Office (CSO) is a comprehensive community service program. Our philosophy centers on encouraging students to engage in a wide range of community service work to gain insight into the complex social problems that face our communities. We provide students with opportunities to engage in: regular long and short-term community placements, non-profit administrative training, and specialized leadership programs, in a collaborative model that is community driven, ethically informed, and reflectively adaptive.

Opportunities to engage:


"I was able to work with organizations and also with other Smith students who had the same passion as me to organize community service events and recruit other Smith students."

- Tziona, '16