Civic Engagement Resources

Following are some key resources for advancing civic engagement on campus. Please also see our service-learning resources. If you know of a resource that is not on this list but should be, please let us know.

New! Teachable Moments Resource Brief

Campus Compact Resources

  • Public Purpose, a blog by Campus Compact President Andrew Seligsohn, discusses key issues in higher education, civic engagement, and the work of Campus Compact and its 1,100+ member colleges and universities.
  • The Compact Nation podcast features conversations with civic engagement professionals, book and literature reviews, and discussions of important topics in the field.
  • New community engagement resources. Campus Compact’s compilation of new books, articles, journals, and online resources in civic and community engagement. 
  • Service Year + Higher Education Engagement Opportunities: Created through a partnership between Campus Compact and the Service Year Alliance, this toolkit offers insight into how campuses can integrate a year of service as a civic pathway.


Featured Books

College Access & Success

Economic Development

Advancing Civic Engagement

Statistics and Fact Sheets


Please visit the National Campus Compact website for additional resources related to these issues.