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Community Engagement & Service

How to Register for CSLP

The Community Service-Learning Program (CSLP)

Fall 2017 Deadline: Monday, September 11.

Registering for the Community Service-Learning Program add-on credit option is a very straightforward process:

  1. Identify the class* to which you wish to attach the CSLP credit.
  2. Talk with your professor about CSLP options (including potential service sites and final projects.)
  3. Identify and contact the non-profit organization where you would like to work. A guide for contacting local organizations (with phone call and email templates) is here. Additional resources include:
    1. Engage Net search engine.
    2. Non-profit Directories.
    3. The Community Partner Fair is an opportunity to meet with nonprofit partners seeking volunteers.
    4. The Center for Community Engagement & Service: MGC 273, cblr@american.edu.
  4. Complete the online registration form. To do this, you will need to have solidified your 40-hour commitment to a nonprofit organization or school and determined an end-of-semester service-learning project with your professor (see the list of sample projects here).
  5. Encourage your professor to electronically sign off on your application. We will take care of the rest!

*At this time, the Community Service-Learning Program add-on credit may only be used in conjunction with classes within the CAS, SIS, SPA, and Kogod.

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40 Service Hours

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1 Academic Project

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