About Us

Our Mission

To foster student leaders with a commitment to active citizenship through education, service, and reflection. Participation in the CCO promotes a sense of belonging on University of Kentucky’s campus, a connection to the larger community, and a dedication to social justice.

Our Vision

Our vision is to create a campus of active citizens committed to social justice.

Our Values


Diversity refers to the social differences in people and serving all equally


The idea of always welcoming diversity and creating a space of belonging

Social Justice

A process of lifelong learning to achieve a goal of fair distribution and equitable distribution of resources

Active Citizenship

When individuals make the community the priority in life decisions