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Center for Service Learning

The Center for Service Learning is now offering in-person, Zoom, and telephone appointments for students currently enrolled in service learning courses and students interested in future academic community engagement opportunities. All appointments must be arranged in advance by emailing or calling 443-518-1885.

 Don't just learn about the world, make it a better place!

Service learning is a teaching and learning strategy that combines volunteer service with academic instruction and guided critical reflection.  Students at HCC have the opportunity to get involved with the Center for Service Learning by taking an academic course that offers a service learning component or participating in a co-curricular service learning program.

First established by a federal Learn and Serve grant in 2003, the Center for Service Learning has been working collaboratively with faculty, students, and our community for over ten years.  In the fall of 2012, the Center for Service Learning proudly joined the Maryland-D.C. Campus Compact in order to further Howard Community College’s commitment to serving the community and developing civically engaged students.

About Us

Start here to learn what the Center for Service Learning is all about and why you should get involved!


Jump in and get involved with service learning!  Find out which classes at HCC feature a service learning component and discover opportunities to volunteer in the community.



Discover how you can engage students in meaningful community-based learning through service learning.

Partnering Organizations

Learn how your non-profit, education, or government organization can become a service learning partner and host service learning student volunteers.

Community Organizations

Find out how you can support a community agency meeting the needs of those in Howard County and our region.

Giving makes a difference! Your support helps students along their pathways to success.