* Civic Engagement * Volunteerism * Democratic Learning *


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The GVSU Community Service Learning Center prepares students to become active global citizens and

challenges them to be committed to a life of community engagement and democratic participation.


Student Consultation

CSLC staff can help students and student organizations to:

  • Connect to local community engagement opportunities
  • Be prepared for meaningful, respectful and productive engagement
  • Be informed about social and environmental issues framing community engagement opportunities
  • Align co-curricular community engagement with learning objectives and your academic coursework
  • Access student senate funding for Service & Advocacy related events

Faculty and Staff Consultation

CSLC staff can support faculty and staff with resources and presentations on

  • Student Readiness training modules for civic engagement 
    • Introduction to Civic Engagement at GVSU - Now available for faculty and staff use!* See "For Faculty and Staff" tab.
    • Additional module topics under construction include: 
      • Student development theory 
      • Professional & leadership skills
      • Power, privilege and intersectionality
      • Cultural humility 
      • Civic engagement and career preparation
  • Support for faculty in providing complementary co-curricular engagement activities to support curricular learning.