The Civic Engagement Office is located on the lower level of the Thomas Commons, next to the Orange Carpet. Please contact us any time, or stop by during our office hours. We're open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Contact any of our staff to get involved with the activities they coordinate by emailing us at You can also find more information about our projects on our Office Programs page, or call us at (319) 895-4538.

General communications

(319) 895-4538
Box: 1607


Civic Engagement
600 First Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314-1098

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