service learning venn diagramAcademic service learning intrinsically combines academic learning with meaningful service with the community and purposeful civic learning. During the service-learning experience, students will:

  • Earn college credit while giving service to the community.
  • Learn new skills through hands-on learning.
  • Gain critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Network (interact with others to develop professional or social contacts).
  • Explore careers through shadowing experiences.
  • Strengthen resume and scholarship applications.
  • Make a difference in the community by sharing talents and skills.
  • Clarify personal values and dedication to chosen degree program.
  • Develop socially and personally.
  • Interact with increased respect and inclusion, with people in the community from different backgrounds.

Course Material

First Year Seminar (A&SC 111)

General course overview information, learning outcomes, and program structure. Download the civic engagement project list for the Fall 2021 Semester. Contains project descriptions, dates/times, locations and sign-up instructions.

Service Project Log Sheet

To record attendance for A&SC 111, download the printable Service Project Log Sheet and submit to your instructor for grading.

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Note: If you are interested in volunteering with any of the community partners after completing A&SC 111, please contact the Center for Engagement at (406) 657-2387 or