Social vocation of Universidad Panamericana involves a specific task that will directly benef members of different communities in Mexico.
In spite of the conditions of deep social inequity that is typical in Mexico, students commit to an ideal of balance and justice.
The Social Development Department is responsible for Universidad Panamericana’s permanent assistance campaigns in the most unprotected regions of the country. This department creates, coordinates and follows up different initiatives of social action that have generated favorable results up to date.
*In Chiapas, medical and dental attention is offered year-round in 25 communities of the state.
*Day F was created to encourage social activity within families, recently this program provided assistance to communities in Los Hornos, Ixtapaluca, through visits, family activities and handcrafts.
* "Read and you will dream," is a project that gathered more than thirty volunteers to distribute five hundred books in different communities in Mexico City.
* The "Little path to school" project gave away 500 school bags with school supplies in 11 communities.
* "The happy child" project offers permanent assistance to children suffering disabilities, through three Multiple Assistance Centers (CAM).
* As of 2005, the Community Center in Santa Fe offers training services to women who live in extreme poverty in Mexico City’s western area, through workshops, legal counseling, medical consultation and education programs for health; moreover, recreation activities where the Schools of Medicine and Nursing take part, are also offered.
* "Centro Panamericano Colabore" started working in Mexico City in 2007. Its goal is to include disabled persons in the economically active area of the population. After only six months of work, it has set agreements with 40 enterprises, and arranged interviews for 135 candidates, from which 30 have already been hired and 20 more are in the process of being hired.