Working Together to Build a Brighter Future

The Jewett Center for Community Partnerships (JCCP) is the home of community engagement at Wesleyan University. Guided by the principles of mutual respect and collective responsibility, the JCCP focuses on developing and maintaining local partnerships with schools, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and the community at large through the Office of Community Service and Volunteerism, the Center for Prison Education, and WESU 88.1FM.

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    Volunteer and work-study opportunities for Wesleyan students.

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    Supporting the development of service-learning courses and the translation of theory to practice. 

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    K-12 Programming

    Educational and cultural enrichment programs for Middletown K-12 students.

Flagship Programs


Providing coverage of local affairs, opportunities for social and political engagement, and an eclectic mix of commercial-free music from the community and around the globe.

Center for Prison Education

Transforming lives by extending the Wesleyan community and its resources into Connecticut’s prisons. Offering Wesleyan courses for college credit, taught by Wesleyan faculty, to incarcerated individuals.

Engaged University Blog

Meet WesBuds – an OCS Student Group building community with Middlesex Transitional Academy

Meet WesBuds – an OCS Student Group building community with Middlesex Transitional Academy

WesBuds is a student group made up of students who attend Middlesex Transition Academy (MTA), a school right on Wesleyan’s campus for students with intellectual or developmental disabilities aged 18-21 who are meeting their transitional goals after high school, and Wesleyan students. WesBuds meets monthly to socialize, play sports and games, and meet new friends.…

Volunteer with Covenant Living of Cromwell

Covenant Living retirement community seeks volunteers to interact and socialize with their residents. Mission: Our continuing mission of service to older adults. We’re dedicated to helping each resident pursue wellness of mind, body and spirit in personalized ways that enhance every element of well-being. Physical and intellectual exercise strengthen health, vitality and understanding. Aspiring to emotional…
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