Terps For Change


Terps for Change is committed to connecting the university with the local community through sustained, collaborative, and meaningful community service-learning. By exploring the root causes through critical reflection and meaningful dialogue, we seek to better understand the systemic complexities of social issues and the action steps we can take to address them.

Terps for Change volunteers are required to make a minimum commitment of one academic semester. Students are expected to volunteer at least 2-3 hours per week. Additionally, student volunteers are expected to attend and actively engage in our biweekly dialogue events that focus on critical reflection and deeper understanding of service-learning and movement towards social change.


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apply to become a 2014 fall terps for change volunteer!

The application to become a Fall 2014 Terps for Change volunteer is available on OrgSync with a priority deadline of September 5th, 2014. 

How to get more involved

Logically, the program consists of two types of coordinators, dialogue and site coordinators, based on the two main focuses of the program. Dialogue coordinators are responsible for planning and leading community dialogues that allow participants to reflect and communicate with each other on the service they do. Site coordinators help interns maintain communication between LCSL, community partners, and participants. Each site coordinator works with a specific community partner and group of participants for the entire semester. They ensure that the sites and participants are satisfied in their experience and keep track of attendance of the participants. 

contact us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Terps for Change program please e-mail Morgan Reeves at terpsforchange@umd.edu.