Upcoming Events

Waltham: The More You Know

January 10, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM  | Gerstenzang 123

Incoming mid-year students participate in an interactive and engaging program to learn more about Waltham and how they can best engage with their ne community through service. This program uses infographics, maps, discussion-based activities, and video presentations to give insight into the diversity, strengths, history, opportunities, and needs of our local community.

VolunteerFest: Winter Family Carnival

January 12, 2020

3:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M. | Hassenfeld Conference Room (Sherman Function Hall)

Incoming mid-year students and OLs host an annual Family Carnival for the greater Waltham community. Brandeis students help run interactive activity booths for the community ranging from themed arts and crafts, games like giant jenga and checkers, and the always-popular parachute, to a variety of sensory spaces filled with play-dough, bubbles, kinetic sand, and more.  Contact Miranda Lasser for more information.

MLK Interfaith Day of Service

January 20, 2020

8:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. | Levin Ballroom and Usdan Student Center

Come honor and learn from the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) through his theme of “Building Beloved Community”, pack meals for food pantries & congregations that serve the homeless community and participate in social justice discussions with Brandeis clubs and local non-profits.

Waltham Group Recruitment Night

January 23, 2020

7:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. | Sherman Function Hall (Hassenfeld Conference Center)

 Interested in volunteering in the local community? Come to Waltham Group Recruitment Night and learn more about how to get involved with the largest student organization at Brandeis. Whether you’d like to volunteer with children, the elderly, individuals who are experiencing homelessness, or the environment, the Waltham Group offers a program that caters to your interests and schedule.

Waltham: The More You Know

February 2, 2020

4:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.  | Shapiro Campus Center Multipurpose Room 

Do you volunteer in the local community? We are offering all-volunteer training to better prepare you to engage in the greater Waltham area. Learn more about Waltham’s demographics, history, and people by attending one of these sessions. RSVP today!   

February Blood Drive

February 3, 2020

Monday, February 3 - Tuesday, February 4 | 1:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. | Levin Ballroom (Usdan Student Center) 

Save three lives when you donate blood at these drives! Sign up to volunteer or donate.

C2E Senior Dance

March 5, 2020

5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.  | Francis Cabot Lower Mill 

Join Waltham Group’s Companions 2 Elders and Community Connections at a dance for elders living in assisted living communities in Waltham.

Spring Wellness Drive

March 29, 2020

8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M. | Shapiro Lounge in Massell Quad 

Spring Wellness Drive is an annual drive held, where Brandeis students go and pickup donated hygiene and wellness products from nearby Waltham neighborhoods. Donations will go to the Middlesex Human Services Agency. Sponsored by Waltham Group’s Hunger and Homelessness. 

Relay for Life of Brandeis

March 21, 2020

5:00 P.M. - 2:00 A.M. | Gosman Sports and Convocation Center 

Relay for Life is the largest fundraising event through the American Cancer Society. Throughout the evening people gather together as we celebrate the lives of survivors, remember those who were lost to cancer and encourage hope to fight back against cancer. Come to enjoy food from local restaurants, games, and more! Sign up today!

Community Engagement Ambassador Program Application Deadline

March 10, 2020

Deadline: 11:59 P.M. 

April Blood Drive

April 1, 2020

Wednesday, April 1 - Thursday, April 2 | 1:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. | Levin Ballroom (Usdan Student Center) 

Save three lives when you donate blood at these drives! Sign up to volunteer or donate.


April 4, 2020

7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. | Shapiro Campus Center Theater 

TEDxBrandeisUniversity is an annual event, independently organized by Brandeis undergrad students. We feature speakers from all connections to Brandeis; alumni, faculty, undergrad's, and grad students. All are welcome to attend and to learn more about the ideas worth sharing, grown on this campus.

Celebration of Service

April 29, 2020

7:00 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.  | Sherman Function Hall (Hassenfeld Conference Center) 

A campus-wide celebration of all student volunteers. Have you been logging your community service hours in Sage for the CTSA Program? Do you want to celebrate our community’s commitment to service and social justice? Join us to celebrate our volunteers! Come enjoy free food, activities, music, and more. Invitations to follow.

Alternative Service Break Symposium

April 30, 2020

11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. | Skyline Commons 

Are you interested in learning about the unique Alternative Service Break (ASB) opportunities you can engage in at Brandeis? Come hear reflections and gain inside knowledge from student leaders who participated in ASBs this year. You will hear from a variety of different Brandeis organizations that traveled both domestically and internationally to address causes such as legal empowerment, housing insecurity, environmental sustainability, and medical inequity. 

Rich/Collins Community Leadership and Impact Fellowship Symposium

May 1, 2020

12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. | Skyline Commons 

Come listen to the Rich/Collins Community Leadership and Impact Fellows share their experiences and lessons learned implementing unique community impact projects. Their presentations will create awareness of the need that was addressed and demonstrate the power of taking action to contribute to the greater good. Students interested in applying for the fellowship program next year are highly encouraged to attend. For more information please contact rcclif@brandeis.edu.