Every semester, Loyola's 50+ service-learning courses invite Loyola students and faculty to take their education out into the world, applying course concepts to real-world problems and collaborating with community organization partners.
More than 40 LUC faculty are offering service-learning courses for the Fall 2015 academic semester. Courses range from environmental sustainability to global health to Christian theology and many others. Dozens of community partners work closely with CEL staff and faculty to make these experiential learning experiences possible. Click here for a full listing of service-learning courses.
Students: have you documented your community-based work in LOCUS yet? This process helps Loyola manage student risk, substantiates your fulfillment of the Engaged Learning Requirement, and puts info about your community work onto your transcript! Learn how to do it in this 1-minute video!
The CEL introduced a new Partnership Statement at this year's Community Partner Gathering, including both philosophical reflection on why and how we partner and a breakdown of the rights and responsibilities associated with experiential learning partnerships. Learn more...
In 2013-14, 2,321 students in 108 service-learning courses worked with 415 community organizations in Chicago and beyond, providing approximately 140,500 hours of service. Visit our interactive map to learn more…