Office of Service Learning

The Office of Service Learning supports the development and implementation of service learning and other community-based learning experiences in academic courses and programs of study. We advocate for the growth of high-quality service learning and community-based learning opportunities at Loyola. Our goal is to bring students’ educational experience to life by connecting the classroom to community needs. We enact the Jesuit mission of helping young people become ‘men and women for others. To achieve this mission, the Office of Service Learning:

  • Raises awareness about service learning and community-based learning within the Loyola community
  • Cultivates relationships with a wide array of community-based organizations
  • Supports socially engaged teaching and scholarship among the Loyola faculty
  • Works with faculty to incorporate appropriate service learning and community-based learning opportunities into specific courses
  • Develops and manages placement and evaluation procedures
  • Works with all parties to ensure quality learning experiences in the community
  • Oversees service learning transcript notations