Service Learning:

  • Is integrated into the course curriculum to meet one or more student outcomes
  • Meets a community-identified need
  • Ensures reciprocity between students and community partner
  • Contains a reflection component


The Center for Service Learning provides resources and support for service learning implementation through several means. CSL is available to answer questions about service learning, and help you understand how to incorporate it into your course through departmental orientations, workshops, and one-on-one meetings.

Some common questions include:

For answers to these questions, or help with community partners, reflection activities, or any other part of the process, please contact us.

  • How do I find a community partner? Can I have more than one?
  • Does the service learning project need to take the entire semester?
  • How do I do reflection with my students?
  • How do I grade the service learning portion of the class?
  • How much time do students need to spend on their service learning projects?
  • Where do I find forms for use in my service learning project, such as surveys, waivers, and agreements?

Need a Speaker for your Class or Staff Meeting?

The CSL welcomes the opportunity to speak with your class or department about the benefits of service learning to the UTA community. If you would like us to give a presentation to your class, discuss service learning options during a staff meeting, or simply meet for a 1-on-1 discussion, we are here to assist you.
Service Learning Speaker Request