Community Impact

Click the map below to learn more about the impact of our programs state-wide, the work of our partners, and the reach of the initiatives supported by the McLean Institute. The University is also developing a Service Directory to catalog all the service work of the University community. If your organization, service-learning class, student organization, or other service work would like to be listed in this directory, please complete the form found here.

webmapThe McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement serves both the entire University community and the state of Mississippi. The Institute partners with a wide variety of community organizations, local governments, and education institutions to build authentic partnerships between campus and community.

Please contact the McLean Institute to learn more about how you can partner with the University or to share your work in the community with us.


Each year University of Mississippi students contribute nearly a half million hours of volunteer time, adding services valued at $10 million to the Mississippi economy.

The McLean Institute has supported service-learning courses since 2012, impacting communities from Oxford to Togo.

More than 100 students each year work in counties across Mississippi through programs and initiatives supported by the McLean Institute.