Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility (CESR)
524 Student Center
Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
The Office of Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility strives to create and provide opportunities for students to contribute positively to the quality of life in both the campus and larger communities. We help students to become critical thinkers, and responsible and ethical leaders while recognizing the role they play as a member of a diverse community. Let us help you make the most out of your Brooklyn College experience.
Stay updated on volunteer opportunities throughout the year. Join us on the Bulldog Connection or e-mail us.
- Constitution of the United States of America
- Constitution Day
- Constitution Facts
- Voter Registration Initiative
Brooklyn College Food Pantry
Recognizing the challenge that students may experience getting enough food, Brooklyn College's Food Pantry opened for the first time on November 24, 2015. The Food Pantry offers healthy food selections to currently enrolled Brooklyn College students who may be experiencing hunger, so that they can focus on their academic studies. All information about applications to this food program will be kept confidential.
- The program is open to currently enrolled Brooklyn College students.
- A valid Brooklyn College ID is required.
- Applicants need to complete a brief intake form.
- Two visits per month are permitted.
How to Make an Appointment
To schedule an appointment, contact the Food Pantry via e-mail or at 718.951.5059.
524 Student Center
Hours of Operation
By appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 – 3 p.m., and on Wednesdays, 2 – 6 p.m.
Note: The Food Pantry will be closed when classes are not in session.
What to Expect
Students will be provided with various nonperishable items. Students are encouraged to bring their own grocery bag or to reuse the grocery bag they are given upon their initial visit to the pantry.
How to Make Referrals to the Food Pantry
Faculty and staff are encouraged to refer students who express a need that could be addressed by using the Brooklyn College Food Pantry. Contact the Food Pantry at 718.951.5059 with any questions.
How to Donate
Donations of nonperishable food items will be accepted in 524 Student Center between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Special arrangements can be made by calling the Food Pantry at 718.951.5059.