Requirements of Service Learning Participants are below. Please keep in mind that these are general requirements and are subject to change.
All participants must complete approximately 3 hours of community service a week.
All participants must take a course designated by the Office of Service Learning to fulfill the SLC requirement.
Weekly Fourth Hour Reflection
All participants must complete a weekly fourth-hour reflection. Led by Professional Facilitators from various campus departments along with former SLC participants, Fourth Hour sessions provide an opportunity to reflect on your service experience on a weekly basis.
All participants should attend Orientation Sessions for the SLC and for actual service sites.
Community Action Project.
During the Spring Semester, you will be responsible for working with you Fourth Hour group on creating a Community Action Project for one of the sites that you have been serving all year long. Community Action Projects have ranged from
Participation in Special Projects.
The special events that Service Learning Participants must typically participate in include Cooke Day, partnership dinner, and the celebration dinner at the end of the year. Both dinners are catered and are free to SLC participants.
All participants must attend one lecture a year. Topics and speakers range, and there is always a diverse offering to choose from.
To help bridge the gap between the different aspects of living and learning in the SLC, we ask that all participants complete several reading readings. Please see the required reading list for details.