The Direction of Linking with the Environment and Extension is a Unit that depends on the Academic Vice-Chancellorship of the University of La Serena and its main objective is to link the University with the community in the different levels of university work, promoting a culture of social responsibility , extending its work and making it present in the social, cultural and productive life of the Coquimbo Region and the country.
The socialization, dissemination and promotion of the cultural heritage and scientific and technological development generated within the University is part of its work. Likewise, the formation and execution of training programs aimed at companies and public and private institutions.
The Extension Center, which houses the offices of the Department of Liaison with the Environment and Extension, is located in Los Carrera 207, La Serena (corner of Colón). The ULS Publishing House and Library and the Nagoyaka Reading Room also operate there.