Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
Center for Public Service
Alcee Fortier Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-862-8060
Fax: 504-862-8061


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In support of Tulane University’s mission, the Center for Public Service engages the Tulane and broader communities by facilitating mutually-beneficial relationships and transformative teaching, learning, and research to address social challenges and foster responsible citizenship.


CPS will inspire civic engagement through impactful community-minded inquiry, learning and service.

Our work will position community issues as an integral part of university life.

CPS will empower our constituents to engage differences and generate creative solutions for social challenges.

Our work will attract the most engaged faculty, students, and staff to Tulane University.

CPS will support Tulane’s efforts to value community-engaged scholarship as central to the University’s mission.

Our work will help distinguish Tulane as a leader in community engaged scholarship among higher education institutions, shaping and modeling best practices in the field of community engagement.


Core Values:

In line with the University’s Core Values, we uphold the following as the foundation and guiding principles for community engagement at Tulane:

  • Diversity
    As a diverse community we will treat each other with dignity and respect to strive for mutual understanding no matter what our views or positions
  • Openness
    We will strive to communicate openly and candidly with each other and to share information to achieve collective objectives.
  • Integrity
    We will act ethically, responsibly and consistently with our commitments. We are willing to be held accountable for our actions.
  • Courage
    We have the strength of character and conviction of belief to always do what is right and to make decisions rooted in social justice.
  • Creativity
    We will continually look for new and creative ways to approach and resolve the issues and challenges that face the Tulane community.
  • Excellence
    We will always attempt to exceed expectations and perform at the very highest levels of quality. We will strive to develop quality relationships, promote achievement and personal growth.
  • Empowerment
    We will be a forum for dialogue and free exchange of ideas so that all have the voice to express themselves and propose solutions to social challenges.

Center for Public Service, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8060