Freshmen Interested in Applying to SSLC

Important Dates

Application will be open on December 1

Application Deadlines: 

  • Thursday December 6th for interview on Friday December 7th.
  • Wednesday February 7th for interviews on Friday February 8th and Sundary February 10th
Interview Locations:
  • Friday December 7th:  interviews will be held in the Connelly Center upper level, please check in at table in the commuter lounge.
  • Friday February 8th:  inteviews will be held in rooms in the St. Augustine Center, please check in at SAC 385 for room # of your interview.
  • Sunday February 10th:  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

  • click 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

(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 Klektoka Hall.  However, you can live in other halls and be a member of SSLC.


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.