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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


NeighborWorks of NEPA Partner with University of Scranton for Light the Town!



Back to School Bonanza!

The University of Scranton Class of 2021 is hosting a community fair for children aged 3-12 at the Marketplace at Steamtown on August 20! Find out more here.

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.



  • Back to School Bonanza | 2pm-4pm, August 20 | The Marketplace at Steamtown
  • First Day of Classes | August 21 | The University of Scranton campus
  • Downtown Scavenger Hunt | 3pm-6pm | The Marketplace at Steamtown and Various Downtown Locations

2016-17 Community Relations Calendar.