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Join the hundreds of Stanford students who are discovering the value of service – addressing social needs, connecting with their communities, and finding purpose and meaning in their areas of study.

Through the university-wide Cardinal Service initiative, you can make service a distinctive feature of your Stanford education. Choose from a wide variety of public and community service opportunities, ranging from on-campus courses to off-campus research to community-based leadership projects. Students pursuing any course of study can find opportunities to serve and many offer academic credit.


Cardinal Quarter

Cardinal Quarter

Dedicate a summer or a quarter to full-time service.

Cardinal Courses

Take a course that applies classroom knowledge to real-world problems.

Cardinal Commitment

Make a long-term commitment to a cause.