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Service Learning  -  students doing community service with a non-profit agency, conducted within an academic course for credit. It benefits both the student & agency, and students reflect on the experience.

Engineering Students teaching kidsWhy Should I Do It?  What's in it for me?

  • Builds connections for job and internship opportunities
  • Gets you out of the classroom to collaborate on real-world solutions  
  • Gives a better understanding of the relevance of your coursework through hands-on experiences
  • Helps enhance your resume by developing skills through service
  • Helps you see others’ perspective while making a difference in your community

Hear what students & faculty have to say about it

How Much Time Does It Take?

It depends...

  • Some professors use normal class time for the projects
  • Some professors offer it to enhance your classroom experience

MyMavHow Do I Find a Service Learning Course?

    In your MyMav account...

  • Search for classes
  • Expand “additional search criteria”
  • Choose course attribute “service learning designation”

NEW!  CSL Student Ambassador Program

The Center for Service Learning (CSL) Student Ambassadors is a diverse group of UT Arlington students from across disciplines that provides service learning awareness, information, and assistance through presentations, events, and outreach to the UTA and surrounding community. It consists of a Chair, Vice-Chair, Historian, PR & Marketing Coordinator, and Outreach Coordinator.

Want to join the team?  Click Here for more information about the program. 

Click Here for the application.

Deadline to apply for this academic year is December 10, 2017.


Students... Submit your Service Learning Project!


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Service Learning Course Bios

Check out some of the service learning courses offered at UT Arlington.

Service Learning - Faculty Course Bios

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