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Community Relations

The University of Scranton's Office of Community Relations seeks to connect the University and the Greater Scranton community. We invite area residents, community leaders, non-profit organizations and businesses to engage in the life of the University through campus events, special programs and collaboration. At the same time, we encourage University's students, faculty and staff, and to join in the many exciting activities taking place in the Scranton area.

University-Community Connections

Find resources to connect with University life or Scranton area happenings.

For Non-Profits | For Businesses | For Area Residents  | For University Students & Employees


Students Engage in Community-Based Course Projects
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A number of University of Scranton undergraduates have gotten the chance to help tell the stories of Scranton residents, thanks to projects offered in several courses.

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State of Scranton Series Returns for Spring Semester
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Campus & Neighborhood

See below for the latest news on what’s physically happening on campus.

University Renovates South Side Sports Complex

  • The University of Scranton announced plans to invest $14 million to upgrade athletic fields and facilities known as the South Side Sports Complex, which is owned by the University. Plans include NCAA regulation baseball and softball fields and a multipurpose field that meets NCAA standards for soccer, lacrosse and field hockey. Plans also include a community basketball court, a children’s play area, field house, bleacher seating and parking.


  • First Friday Scranton | March 2, 5-9pm | Various Downtown Locations
  • Scranton St. Patrick's Day Parade | March 10 | Downtown Scranton
  • Hello Spring! | March 24, 12-6pm | Scranton Public Market, 300 Lackawanna Avenue

2017-18 Community Relations Calendar