Service-Learning Designation

The Service-Learning designation does not have to be received in order for you to offer a service-project, however, it indicates that your project adheres to service-learning best practices.  For a project to receive Service-Learning Designation, it must meet the following criteria:

  • Provide structured opportunities for students to connect their service activities to course curricula
  • Offer structured training prior to allowing students to interact with the community
  • Provide academically relevant and well organized community based learning projects, developed in authentic partnership with community leadership, through which student directly serve as constituency
  • Incorporate reflection as a major part of the Service-Learning experience
  • Utilizes assessment and learning objectives
  • Community Based learning is incorporated into the learning objectives