Criminal Behavior

Dr. Lydia Voigt
College of Arts & Sciences

Service learning is optional for this course.

Time commitment: 20 hours

Transportation time credit
Taking more than one service learning class?

Learning objective: Students will demonstrate sensitivity to social justice issues including showing evidence of understanding and identifying patterns of inequality (e.g., patterns related to ethnicity/race, gender, age, and social class) and making relevant connections with class materials.

Students may opt to complete a service learning placement with one of the following preapproved agencies:

Anna's Place NOLA 
APEX Youth Center
Boys Hope Girls Hope
Catholic Charities: Refugee Services
Good Shepherd School
Hagar's House
Harry Tompson Center
Metropolitan Center for Women and Children
NET Charter High School
New Orleans College Preparatory Academies
New Orleans Family Justice Center
Orleans Public Defenders
Project Lazarus
St. Stephen Catholic School
STAIR: Start the Adventure in Reading
The Restoration Initiative for Culture and Community
Travelers Aid Society
Volunteers of America
Wage Claim Clinic at the Workplace Justice Project
Wilson Charter School


  1. Watch the video "Getting Started with Your Service Learning Placement."
  2. Take this quiz to make sure you know everything you need to know about the placement process.
  3. Get your placement on time.  Submit your acceptance form before the deadline.
  4. Document all your hours using a service learning timesheet. Submit timesheets to the service learning office twice per semester (midterm and last day of the semester). Check the Loyola Service Learning Calendar for deadlines.
  5. Know that your agency supervisor will submit a performance evaluation on your work at the end of the semester. This evaluation will be go to your professor and incorporated into your class grade.