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Community Engagement


Intake Forms

Student Intake Form Student Intake Form

Whether through the Interdisciplinary Minor of Community Engagement, CMTYENGA courses, volunteer opportunities, course placement, service-learning opportunity, or otherwise, there are many ways that students can get involved in and learn about community engagement while studying at McMaster.

Faculty & Staff Intake Form Faculty & Staff Intake Form

Many staff and faculty members at McMaster are already deeply involved with community in a variety of ways.  Many others are just getting started.

Either way, we know that this work takes a significant amount of time and energy to build relationships and launch new research, education, or service partnerships.  We’re here to help!

Community Intake Form Community Intake Form

There are many ways you can collaborate with faculty, staff and students at McMaster.  Whether through a research project, volunteer opportunity, Community Engagement workshop, student placement, consultation, new partnership or otherwise, we are here to work with you.

The CONNECTION's Key Strategies

The CONNECTION’s goal is to develop partnerships that are mutually beneficial with shared responsibility, investment, and involvement.

Build Relationships

  • Proactively connect to community and campus groups to understand key issues and priority areas.
  • Create opportunities for campus and community partners to connect.
  • Attend community, faculty, and major unit events or meetings.

Connect the Dots

  • Proactively make introductions or broker partnerships around shared interests or aligned timelines.
  • Proactively identify how resources, partnerships, or programs can address community-identified priorities.

Build Capacity

We will build capacity through:

  • Tools
  • Programs
  • Infrastructure