Loyola University Chicago

Service-Learning

Center for Experiential Learning

New Course Development

To advance the mission of Loyola University Chicago to “expand knowledge in the service of humanity through learning, justice, and faith,” the university's Engaged Learning requirement asks faculty to embed experiential learning opportunities in courses to help students enhance their knowledge, skills, and values. More information on proposing a course can be found here.

Course Designation Deadlines

In order for new courses to be designated for Engaged Learning credit, proposals need to be submitted according to the following timeline:

October 1 for Spring Semester and J-Term

December 1 for Summer Terms

February 1 for Fall Semester

Please complete all fields in this form: https://forms.gle/XsTtbQFHfX6Vp6eG9 and click "SUBMIT" when you are finished. Please also email your draft syllabus directly to engagedlearning@luc.edu. Your responses will be sent to the Engaged Learning Subcommittee of the Board of Undergraduate Studies (BUS) for review.

Assessment of the Engaged Learning requirement: By submitting this proposal for a course that meets the Engaged Learning University Requirement, I agree to participate in the assessment of Engaged Learning. Specifically, I understand and agree to: 1) submit my syllabus each semester, 2) ask my students to enter their Engaged Learning placement/experience data into LOCUS, and 3) have my students respond to a standardized reflection prompt at the end of the semester. CEL and the EL Subcommittee will contact faculty/staff at the start of each semester to provide further details regarding this assessment requirement.