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Center for Experiential Learning

For Students

Making the most out of your academic experience...while making a difference

Service-learning means connecting classroom content with action in the community.   Service-learning is practice for democratic participation and it is democratic participation while you are still a student.  Service-learning is a great way to answer Loyola's call to serve humanity, be a person for others, set the world on fire!  Consider enrolling in one of Loyola's many service-learning courses!

Service-learning is a high impact learning practice that engages YOU and your studies in partnership with community-based organizations and projects.  Here at Loyola, there are approximately 50 service-learning courses in many departments and majors offered each semester.  Check out the current course offerings at  SL Courses Spring 2015.   To learn more, check out the video below.

The Center for Experiential Learning serves as a resource for students in all aspects of the service-learning process.  Whether you are trying to decide which course is right for you, find an appropriate volunteer position in connection with a service-learning class, or looking to publish and share the results of your community-engaged coursework, the CEL is here to help!  Most of our student resources can be found on our Service-Learning 101 student resource site.

Still not sure if service-learning is for you?  Read answers to frequently asked questions about service-learning at Loyola, or read about the experiences of OTHER Loyola students who have engaged or are engaging THEIR studies through service-learning on our "Ramblers at Large" blog!


Service-Learning Program · Center for Experiential Learning · 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660
Shipping address: Sullivan Center for Student Services · 6339 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.3366 · Fax: 773.508.3955 · E-mail: servicelearning@luc.edu

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