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City of College Station Citizens University Program

This year's class has already ended. Check back in late 2024 for the application for 2025.

Discover Your City - Engage, Learn, Participate!

Are you curious about how your city works? Do you want to gain a deeper understanding of the inner workings of city departments and divisions? If so, the City of College Station Citizens University Program is just for you!

The City of College Station is proud to offer the Citizens University Program an exciting opportunity for adults to connect with their local government and become informed and engaged citizens. This unique program is designed to provide you with a behind-the-scenes look at the various departments and divisions that make our city run smoothly.

Benefits of Joining Citizens University:
  • Gain In-Depth Knowledge: Explore the fascinating world of local government and gain a comprehensive understanding of how your city operates.
  • Meet City Leaders: Interact with city officials, department heads, and dedicated professionals who are passionate about serving our community.
  • Hands-On Experience: Get a firsthand look at the daily activities, challenges, and successes of city departments through interactive workshops and site visits.
  • Civic Engagement: Equip yourself with the knowledge and tools to become an informed and engaged citizen who can actively contribute to our city's future.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for our community and build lasting relationships.
Program Highlights:
  • Departmental Tours: Explore various city departments such as Public Works, Parks and Recreation, Planning and Development, Police, Fire, and more!
  • Interactive Workshops: Engage in hands-on activities, discussions, and presentations led by city experts.
  • Q&A Sessions: Have your questions answered by department leaders and city officials.
  • Behind-the-Scenes Access: Witness the day-to-day operations that keep our city running smoothly.
  • Graduation Ceremony: Celebrate your journey through Citizens University with fellow participants
Program Rules:
  • Must be a registered voter in Texas with preference given to those registered in College Station.
  • You may not be running for political office during the duration of Citizens University.
  • You must be able to commit to attending at least 6 of the 9 sessions.


Explore Your City: Citizens University for High Schoolers

This year's class has already ended. Check back in late 2024 for the application for 2025.

Unlock the Secrets of College Station!

Are you a high school student eager to delve into the inner workings of your city? Do you want to gain valuable insights into how local government functions, meet city officials and learn how you can make a difference in College Station? If so, join us for the Citizens University for High Schoolers, proudly presented by the City of College Station!

  • Civic Engagement: Discover the importance of civic participation and community involvement, leading you to become an informed and active citizen.
  • Hands-on Experience: Get behind-the-scenes access to city departments and divisions.  Learn from the experts who keep our city running smoothly.
  • Networking Opportunities: Build connections with city officials, professionals, and fellow students who share your passion for community betterment.
  • Resume Enhancement: Enhance your college and job applications with a unique and impressive educational experience.
  • College Prep: Gain practical knowledge and skills that will benefit you in your future college and career pursuits.
  • Community Impact: Explore ways you can contribute to making College Station an even better place to live, work, and play.
Program Highlights:
  • Interactive Workshops and Tours: Visit City Hall, Public Safety facilities, Parks and Recreation, and more!
  • Guest Speakers: Hear from city leaders, experts, and professionals in various fields.
  • Certificate of Completion: Receive recognition for your participation.
Program Rules:
  • Must be a Junior or Senior at a school within the College Station city limits.
  • Must be able to commit to attending at least 4 sessions.

For questions or more information, please contact Taitelyn Morris.

Join us on a journey to become an informed and empowered citizen of College Station! Register today and make a lasting impact on your community. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to explore the heart of our city. #CitizensUniversityCS

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Taitelyn Morris
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