Basic Requirements

To earn the Graduate Certification in Community Engagement, graduate and professional students must complete three requirements:

  1. Core engagement competency seminars organized by University Outreach and Engagement (or alternatives approved by the program coordinator in advance)
  2. A mentored community engagement experience (60 hours minimum)
  3. A written engagement portfolio and presentation


The Graduate Certification in Community Engagement is designed to reinforce coherent integration of community engaged scholarship into the student's academic program. Each aspect of the Certification offers maximum flexibility: