Change Happens Here.

Dwight Hall is Yale’s Center for Public Service and Social Justice. Founded by undergrads in 1886, it is the oldest student-led university-affiliated service organization in the country.

Engaging Students

Dwight Hall engages students with the FOCUS pre-orientation program, 80+ student-led affiliated member groups, Dwight Hall programming and 100+ spring, summer, and fall fellowship placements–all while being located at the center of Old Campus.

Developing Leaders

With 100+ fellowship opportunities, the Student Executive Committee, First-Years in Support of New Haven, and Civic Allyship programming, Dwight Hall helps cultivate the next-generation of social change leaders.

Creating Change

Dwight Hall aims to empower students and community leaders in our collective push for advancing social change. Our signature programs, the Yale Prison Education Initiative and Muslim Leadership Lab, and after-school programs work to further bridge campus and community.



Change Happens Here.

Dwight Hall is Yale’s Center for Public Service and Social Justice. Founded by undergrads in 1886, it is the oldest student-led university-affiliated service organization in the country.

Serving Students

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Student-led Member Groups

Remote Volunteers

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