California Volunteers College Corps for Partner Campuses

Participating Campuses

California Volunteers is excited to share the 48 colleges and universities taking part in the #CaliforniansForAll College Corps

Through a competitive application process, these institutions demonstrated:

  • A commitment from top leadership to prioritize this as a campus-wide initiative.
  • A strategy to collaborate with other participating campuses in their region.
  • A thoughtful plan to link the service experience to academic outcomes, ensuring on-time degree completion.
  • A compelling recruitment strategy with a particular focus on low income students and Dreamers.

Each of these partner campuses will have the following responsibilities:

  • Recruit, select and support College Corps Fellows on their campus.
  • Recruit, select and support a group of community host organizations for their students.
  • Cultivate a meaningful cohort experience for College Corps Fellows on their campus.
  • Participate in regular opportunities for networking and peer learning with other College Corps partner campuses across the state.

California Volunteers will support the partner campuses by:

  • Conducting a statewide campaign to raise the visibility of the College Corps;
  • Connecting campuses with potential community host partners in their region;
  • Cultivating an esprit de corps for participating students from across the state;
  • Engaging research partners to support campuses with data collection and evaluation.

College Corps Cohort 1 Timeline

Final selection of college and university partnersJanuary 14, 2022
Planning and Program Development PhaseFebruary 2022 – July 2022
Student Recruitment CampaignApril - June 2022
Submission of College Corps Implementation Plan to CVJune 1, 2022
Selection Deadline for Cohort 1 Fellows July 31, 2022
Orientation and Launch Events for FellowsAugust/ September 2022
Cohort 1 Service Year (Implementation)August 2022 – July 2023
College Corps Recognition Events for FellowsApril/May 2023
Deadline for Cohort 1 Fellows to Complete Service HoursJuly 31, 2023

Regional Collaboration

Colleges and universities from every region across the state are participating. College Corps is encouraging intersegmental collaboration at the regional level in order to:

  • Coordinate Fellow placements with community host organizations in the region.
  • Bring together students from different institutions to build a regional esprit de corps. 
  • Promote peer learning and exchange across the partner campuses.