Freshmen Interested in Applying to SSLC

Important Dates


Application Deadlines:

  • Thursday, February 14th for interviews on Friday, February 15th.
  • Interviews begin at 10:00 AM on Friday, February 15th (See Application and Interview drop down box below)
Interview Locations:
  • Friday February 15th: interviews will be held in the Connelly Center, upper level, please check in at table in the commuter lounge


Instructions for Sophomore Service Learning Community Application

  • Complete application
  • Submit
  • *Schedule an interview

Links to Application and Interview Scheduler

(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 in a designated residence hall.  However, you can live in other halls and be a member of SSLC.

Acceptance and Agreement of Designated Residence Hall

Acceptance and Agreement of Other Housing

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.