Community and Civic Engagement

Our Mission

The Institute of Community and Civic Engagement works to empower students to become agents of change in their communities and beyond; to foster education that meets the needs of the communities we serve; and to help develop pathways to meaningful participation in local, state, and federal government decision making processes.

Service Learning

Service Learning Students:

If you are looking for a community partner for your service learning class, please click here.


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The ICCE mailing list is used for ICCE events, related De Anza events, internship, job, and scholarship opportunities for students interested in community and civic engagement. If you want to sign up, e-mail:


Service Learning Faculty:

If you need assistance finding service learning placements for your students, please contact or see our community Partners page for a list. 


To find out how to make your course into a service learning course, see Faculty Resources.


Heads Up!

Want to integrate community service learning in your course?

We are recruiting faculty for our "S" designated service learning courses as well as planning a workshop on service learning for instructors.

Community Partners:

We are looking for community groups interested in working with us to provide service learning opportunities for our students. Please contact us. Please contact Cynthia Kaufman at

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De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek Boulevard
Cupertino, CA 95014


To reserve the East Cottage Resource Room (ECOT 2) for your meeting or event, please click here.

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In the News

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Register to Vote in the November 2014 General Election

Oct. 20 is the deadline to register to vote in the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Check out the De Anza Votes website for links to resources about how to register and vote on issues that are important to students.

De Anza College Awarded National Civic Engagement Grant

De Anza College is one of seven U.S. community colleges selected to share in a $270,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation, a New York-based institution dedicated to improving undergraduate student learning.


The Institute of Community and Civic Engagement (ICCE) at De Anza will will use the funding to create the Civic Capacity Scholars Program, designed to build students’ commitment to civic and moral responsibility.


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Institute of Community and Civic Engagement

Building: East Cottage Contact: Cynthia Kaufman
Phone: 408.864.8739


Last Updated: 10/6/14