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.
The Center for Experiential Learning has become: The Center for Engaged Learning, Teaching, and Scholarship (CELTS)! Given our work with faculty, community partners, and students doing engaged teaching and learning, we have evolved over the past several years. Please click the headline to find out more.
A plethora of service-learning courses are offered for the Fall 2021 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 the headline for a full listing of service-learning courses.
Document your Serving & Learning in LOCUS!
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, 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...