Campus Chapters

A campus chapter is a student-led, student-initiated organization on a high school or college campus that partners with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles to fulfill four functions:

  • Building
  • Fundraising
  • Advocating
  • Educating

Current Campus Chapters affiliated with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles

  • University of Southern California, Chartered, 2004
    Los Angeles
  • El Segundo High School, Chartered, 2008
    El Segundo
  • John Marshall High School, Chartered, 2009
    Los Angeles
  • Alexander Hamilton High School, Chartered, 2011
    Los Angeles
  • Chadwick School, Chartered, 2012                                                                                       Rancho Palos Verdes

How do I start a Campus Chapter at my school?
In order to be officially recognized as a Habitat for Humanity campus chapter, your group must be chartered by the Habitat for Humanity International Youth Programs department.

Step 1. Make sure your school does not already have a campus chapter.
Use the locate a campus chapter page to search for your school. If your school is not listed, your school does not already have an active campus chapter.

Step 2. Find detailed information about Campus Chapters.
Habitat for Humanity International has extensive information explaining “What is a Campus Chapter?”

Step 3. Read the Prospective Campus Chapters Toolkit.
Before you apply to become a Habitat for Humanity campus chapter, be sure to read the Prospective Campus Chapters Toolkit. This toolkit is a collection of resources to help you learn more about the Campus Chapters program as well as start organizing your campus chapter. Once you follow the steps detailed in the Prospective Campus Chapters Toolkit, you will be prepared to complete the campus chapter application.

Download the Prospective Campus Chapters Toolkit (.pdf).

Step 4. Complete and send in the application
Once you have a complete understanding of the Campus Chapters program and have determined that your group is ready to complete the Campus Chapter Application.

For questions about Campus Chapters or any other youth program contact:
Youth Programs Coordinator
youthprograms@habitatla.org