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CCE student staff Anna Silva and Miguel Rojas

The Center for Community Engagement engages the university and community in creating a just and civil society where every member functions as an agent of social change.

We enrich students’ educational experiences, providing opportunities to:

  • Participate in community engagement initiatives that meet societal needs,
  • Apply academic instruction to service projects that address significant community issues,
  • Conduct action-oriented research that makes significant contributions to the community,
  • Enhance leadership skills.

      Bringing Communities and the University Together

CSULB Center for Community Engagement

and the Faculty Community of Practice present

Faculty Community of Practice

Open Meeting


Thursday, September 18, 2014

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Academic Services Building (AS), Room 127

  • Come network with other community-minded faculty and learn about the Community Engagement Faculty Community of Practice.
  • Q&A Session for the Service-Learning Faculty Mentor Program

Mark Your Calendars for

Service-Learning 101 Workshop
Best Practices for Faculty

Monday, October 6, 2014

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Academic Services Building (AS), Room 127


All faculty welcome!

What is Service-Learning?
Service learning is a method of teaching that combines classroom instruction with meaningful community service, giving students real-world learning experiences that enhance their academic learning while providing a tangible benefit for the community. This form of learning emphasizes critical thinking and personal reflection while encouraging a heightened sense of community, civic engagement, and personal responsibility.

Click here to download our Service-Learning Curriculum Development Guide for Faculty and Community Partners

Tell Us Your Story!

Participate in our Service Learning Spotlight Project by writing or recording the impact that service learning has on you, CSULB, and the community. For more information, e-mail us at with the subject "Spotlight."

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Community Engagement Database (SL Pro) Login

Student Login Register and Log Hours

  SL Pro Student Help Video

Faculty Login

  SL Pro Faculty Help Video

Community Login

  SL Pro Community Help Video

For assistance with SL Pro or any other service-learning questions contact our Service Learning Office at (562) 985-2307 or CCE-SL@CSULB.EDU.


* CCE Service-Learning Faculty Mentorship Program

We are looking for faculty members (from any discipline) interested in either developing a new service-learning course -or- revising a current syllabus to include a service-learning component. The Mentorship Program will pair experienced service-learning faculty up with new faculty with the goal of implementing a new (or revised) service-learning class.

* IRA Service-Learning Reimbursement Program Funding Available

The CCE offers IRA Funds to reimburse faculty and students for costs associated with service-learning/ community-based course activities that directly relate to the course’s service learning goals and objectives, are consistent with service learning best practices, and meet other criteria as detailed in our Procedures and Guidelines.


Applications received by the initial deadline receive priority consideration although applications will be accepted after the initial deadline. Funds will be awarded based upon the criteria noted in the CCE IRA Service Learning Reimbursement Program Procedures and Guidelines and on the availability of funds.

* Service Learning Faculty, are your service learning students covered by SAFECLIP or SPLIP, the university’s student liability insurance?

Your students are covered if:

  • Your course and community partners are included on SL Pro
  • Your students are registered for their placement sites on SL Pro
  • A service learning agreement is in place for your community partners.

If any one of these are not true for your service learning class, then contact us immediately and we will be glad to assist you.