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Welcome to CACTUS, the Community Action Council for Tulane University Students!

As Tulane University’s oldest and largest community service organization, CACTUS provides support and advising for more than forty-five distinct service organizations on campus! In addition, CACTUS also sponsors its own events on campus, including Outreach Tulane, Tulane's largest community service event, and more!

Please check out our website for a list of organizations and projects to get involved with on campus, and the calendar for upcoming events. If you have any questions, send them to!

Remember to like the CACTUS Facebook page and follow us on Twitter for more updates about service opportunities.

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CACTUS has been sponsoring community service and social awareness programming at Tulane for 42 years. This council supports all student-led community service activities and helps to cultivate relationships and initiatives that meet the needs of our community partners and student volunteers.


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For questions about which category to select, contact the Director of the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, Heather Seaman, at

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