Freshmen Interested in Applying to SSLC

Important Dates

  • Application will be open on December 1
  • December 7      Early Bird Interviews
  • February 8        SSLC Interviews
  • February 10      SSLC Interviews


Instructions for Sophomore Service Learning Community Application

  • cliick on "application" (below)
  • Use your Villanova password to sign in
  • click on "+Add New Item" 
  • Complete application
  • Save to Submit
  • You can edit it up until the application deadline
  • *Schedule an interview

Links to Application and Interview Scheduler

  •  Application  (best viewed in IE or Firefox) Not OpenYet
  •  Scheduler   Not Open Yet

(please do not schedule interview before completing application)


As a member of the Sophomore Service Learning Community (SSLC) you are required to fullfill the following committments each semester.

Course, 3 credit

4th hour, 1 credit seminar


Community Events

Housing for the Sophomore Service Learning Community is mainly in Alumni Hall.  However, you can live in other halls and be a member of SSLC.

If you are accepted into SSLC and Alumni Hall you may opt out of Alumni Hall if you want to live with a preffered roommate who either did not apply to SSLC or did not get acepted.   

SSLC Brochure

Alumni Hall

What is Service Learning Community

Service: You will mentor a child or teen, tutor in classroom and after school programs, teach adult literacy, teach in local high schools, and teach Peer Mediation to elementary school children or high school students for 3-4 hours per week.

There are soup kitchen and homeless shelter service sites available.

Learning: You are required to take one course fall and spring semester that are designated for the Sophomore Service Learning Community. You are also required to register for a 1 credit integrating seminar.

Community: You will live with students who share values and desire to serve the poor and examine the causes and structures in society which keep people poor. You will enjoy Community nights, evenings of reflection celebration dinners, orientation in August and January and day of service in September and opportunities to choose some weekends of service.