The Alabama Spring Term trip was a great opportunity to serve and interact with people in need. I’m very grateful for having been a part of the experience. — Scott Knust

Center for Service-Learning and Community Engagement

What We Do

The Center for Service-Learning and Community Engagement of the University of Indianapolis is a resource center for students, faculty, and staff involved in service-learning programs and volunteer activities. The CSLCE provides:

  • information and opportunities for service learning placements and volunteer opportunities
  • information on grants for service learning projects and course development
  • forms for recording volunteer hours on academic transcripts
  • descriptions of service learning courses
  • assistance in identifying and developing community partnerships
  • planning and development for community-based learning programs
  • resources and materials on service learning, community partnerships, and community-based learning programs here and elsewhere
  • organization of the Service-Learning Expos
  • information on syllabi and best practices
  • many other programs and services

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

The University of Indianapolis has been selected for the 2010 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The Honor Roll recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities. UIndy's selection to the Honor Roll is recognition from the highest levels of the federal government of UIndy's commitment to service and civic engagement on campus and in the nation.

Community Engagement Classification

The University of Indianapolis was selected for the 2010 Community Engagement Classification from The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. UIndy is one of only 311 institutions that hold this distinctive classification. Being a recipient of the Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation documents UIndy's excellent alignment among mission, culture, leadership, resources, and practices that support dynamic and noteworthy community engagement.

Service-Learning Assessment

We would like to know your thoughts about service-learning. If you would take a few minutes for our survey, we would appreciate it.

Transcript Notation of Student Volunteer Hours

The university is pleased to recognize the students who perform volunteer service. The CSLCE sends your hours to the Registrar's office who place them on your transcript. In order for documentation to be posted for the current semester, forms must be received by the end of final exam week! Submit the Blue Form to the CSLCE office (Esch Hall 231), and please don't forget the survey on the back.