Service Learning

Students standing in the student union, posing for a picture during the organ donor registry and blood drive campaign.

Campus Health Educator Organ Donor Registry & Blood Drive

Campus Health Educator

Service learning combines meaningful service with instruction and reflection to enrich learning, teach civic responsibility and strengthen communities. You can get involved through CSTEP’s Campus Health Educator (CHE) program. Partnering with ConnectLife for this service learning opportunity, CHEs raise awareness and educate the UB community on the importance of blood and organ donation through an awareness campaign and/or organ donor registry and blood drive.

  • The 3 credit service learning class is held each spring semester on Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m.
  • Open to all UB undergraduates.
  • Applications open in October and are due in late November.
  • CHE 2024 orientation/training dates will be Wednesday, Jan. 17- Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024


  • 3-credit hour course.
  • Positively impact a critically important health issue.
  • Develop team building, public speaking, and presentation skills.
  • Networking with allied health professionals and peers.
  • Learn about social determinents of health and healthcare disparities. 


  • Must attend orientation AND class sessions on Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Teams will conduct educational workshops for UB and Buffalo communities.
  • Must complete service hours. 
  • Must plan and facilitate a campus-wide blood and organ donor registry drive.

Application: Opens early October 

Application Due Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by December.

Application Requirements:

  • Unofficial Transcript from HUB
  • Copy of UB Photo ID 
  • Application Short Answer Questions