and Answers to FAQs
is service learning?
Learning integrates community service into the curriculum to enhance and
enrich student learning and promote civic responsibility. In a
holds up a mirror for us to see ourselves, a microscope for us to
examine our society, and binoculars for us to see what lies ahead.
and why is service learning important?
learn more when they are actively involved in what they are learning
than when they are passive recipients of information. Service
learning is "active participation" in learning and one of the
most effective forms of active learning.
are the different benefits?
provides quality education;
increases the relevancy of education to students 'living in a real
enhances personalized education for students;
teaches positive values, leadership, citizenship and personal
empowers students as learners, teachers, achievers and leaders;
invites students to become members of their own community;
teaches job skills and prepares students for careers after
encourages faculty to be innovative and creative in their
contributes to a university's outreach efforts to the local
community, the state and beyond;
increases campus-community collaboration and partnerships;
helps with community education; and
contributes thousands of hours of service to people in need,
non-profit agencies, private sector companies, non-governmental and
are the organizations and agencies in Orange County?
are over 150 agencies and organizations in Orange County that need
the names of just a few. For a complete list, click on the link
below or contact the Office
of Special Programs (714) 992-7067.
you're interested in knowing which courses offer community service
learning, which organizations you can perform service or just
want to learn a little more about community service learning, then
you've come to the right place!
can faculty get involved?
are all of the forms that must be on file or completed. Each form
is available as a MSWord document or a PDF (portable document
file). If you do not have the MSWord software on your computer
then click on the PDF version. In order to read the PDF version,
you will need
here (X) for a free version of
For Current documents please stop into the Office of Special Programs in Room 225 located above the cafeteria.
Complete Packet of Forms Coming Soon...
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of Risk Form Coming Soon...
Agency Information Sheet Form
Enrollment Form Coming Soon...
Time Sheet Form Coming Soon... and Coming Soon...
Student Participation Guidelines and Policies Coming Soon...
Student Survey Coming Soon...
Requirements for Transcript Documentation Coming Soon...