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Welcome to the Haas Center, the hub of Cardinal Service.

The Haas Center for Public Service inspires Stanford University to realize a just and sustainable world through service, scholarship, and community partnerships. It is the hub of Cardinal Service, a bold, university-wide initiative to elevate and expand service as a distinctive feature of a Stanford education.

Cardinal Quarter

Cardinal Quarter participant

Dedicate a summer or quarter to full-time service.

Cardinal Courses

Take a course that applies classroom knowledge to real-world problems.

Upcoming Events

Haas Center for Public Service
Haas Center for Public Service

Cardinal Commitment

Cardinal Careers


Aug 30 2016
Aug 30 2016
Through Cardinal Service and other programs, Stanford offers students a 21st-century approach to fulfilling Jane Stanford's hope and trust that students would use their educations to become of greater service to the public.
Aug 28 2016
Aug 28 2016
Read stories from the first year of Cardinal Service in the summer 2016 issue of Commons.