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Definition of Service-Learning

A course-based, credit-bearing, educational experience in which students learn to relate theory to practice by participating in an organized service activity that meets identified community needs and then by reflecting upon the service activity in such ways as to meet instructional objectives, and gain a broader appreciation for the discipline and an enhanced sense of civic responsibility.

Criteria for Service-Learning Course Designation

Service-learning courses should meet the minimum criteria below:

Institutional Learning Outcomes of Service-Learning

In addition to discipline-specific learning outcomes, Service-Learning courses should include institutional learning outcomes that are consistent across the university.



Hours & Location

  • Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Room: FH 424