Co-curricular Service is performed by student clubs or organizations. Service opportunities are thoughtfully planned, meet identified community needs, and allow structured time for reflection.
- Builds unity among club or organization members.
- Fosters development of leadership and interpersonal skills among members.
- Broadens perspectives and understanding of diverse cultures and lifestyles within the community.
- Enhances member recruitment and retention.
- Broadens community awareness of the club or organization.
- Allows for sharing specific or specialized skills of club members.
Resources from the Center for Service-Learning are available to help you identify and facilitate appropriate service projects. Below are steps you can take to ensure your club meets its service requirements.
- Choose the type of service project your club would like to perform: community service or Service-Learning.
- Identify a subject or population with which your club would like to work.
- Work with the Coordinator of Experiential Learning and Student Organizations to select a meaningful project that meets the needs of the community as well s the goals of your club.
- When you decide on your project, submit a Club Service Planning Form to the Student Life Office (A118). Make a copy of the form for your club records!
For more information about the service-learning requirement for clubs, contact:
Center for Service-Learning
Student Life Office, A118