Saint Louis University

Please click on any of these links below to a variety of sites providing reading and resources for faculty and their service learning programs.  For additional resources, please contact Leah Sweetman in the Center for Service and Community Engagement at or 977-4214.

American Association of Colleges and Universities (Civic Engagement Page)
The American Association of Colleges and Universities seeks to prepare students to become effective global and local citizens as they venture into an unequal but interdependent and diverse world. The Association works with campuses to develop programs that help faculty and students connect scholarship to public questions. AAC&U's website provides several resources and detailed descriptions of its projects, including the Diversity Initiative, in which service-learning and campus-community partnerships play an important role, and the Center for Liberal Education and Civic Engagement, a joint initiative with Campus Compact.


American Association of Community Colleges (Service-Learning Page)
The website for the American Association of Community College's service-learning project includes links to model programs at various community college campuses, general information about federal initiatives such as America Reads, and practical information about applying service-learning in the community college curriculum. The site also includes a listing of workshops and events and links to service-learning organizations.


Campus Compact
Campus Compact is a national coalition dedicated to promoting community service, civic engagement, and service-learning in higher education. This comprehensive site includes resources for service-learning practitioners, including faculty, presidents, administrators, and students. It includes model programs, sample syllabi, a calendar of events, extensive links to web resources, news, information on grants and fellowships, legislation, and much more.


Community-Campus Partnerships for Health
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) promotes health through partnerships between communities and higher educational institutions, using service-learning, community-based research, community service, and other partnership strategies. This site contains a variety of resources, including syllabi and assessment tools.


Community College National Center for Community Engagement
The Community College National Center for Community Engagement works toward stimulating active participation of institutions in community engagement. This site includes sample service- learning syllabi, model programs, resource manuals, publications-including the Journal for Civic Commitment, and links to a variety of community engagement resources.


Michigan Journal of Community Service-Learning
The Michigan Journal of Community Service-Learning is a peer-reviewed academic journal containing papers written by faculty and service-learning educators on research, theory, pedagogy, and issues pertinent to the service-learning community. The site contains abstracts of MJCSL articles and information on subscribing and submitting manuscripts.


National Service-Learning Clearinghouse
This comprehensive site contains a searchable database of service-learning literature, sample service-learning projects and syllabi, information about events, and links to a variety of other service-learning resources.


University of Southern California (Service Learning Theory and Practice)
This site has a number of resources for designing a service-learning syllabus, recruiting and placing students in service-learning sites, developing reflection and evaluation tools, and much more.