Service Learning Resources

ACC Library

The ACC Library now has books to help you with your Service Learning assignments, reflections, or research! The eBook, Building Partnerships for Service-Learning, is available and can be searched via the catalog or accessed through the Library website. The hardcopy books, Service-Learning Essentials and Civic Engagement in Higher Education are ready to be checked out in the general stacks for a 3-week checkout period.

American Association of Community Colleges

National events, programs, and ideas for teachers at community colleges, specific service learning areas deal with advocacy 

Campus Compact

Campus Compact advances the public purpose of colleges and universities through improving community life and educating students for civic and social responsibility. Follow their website’s “Resources” link to over 300 syllabi with SL assignments.

Campus Compact of the Mountain West

Civic engagement and service learning programs for colleges has a free e-newsletter with listing of local events 

Community Works Institute

Programs and resources for teachers of service learning projects from K to 16 including e-newsletter 

Engaged Faculty Institute Curriculum

This handbook for faculty who want to develop their own SL assignments was developed by Community-Campus Partnership for Health (CCPH) in 2007 and redesigned by California Campus Compact and Campus Compact of the Mountain West in 2015 with CCPH.

Liability Documents

Various documents for students to fill out and return to faculty member prior to SL activities.

Listing of Where to Volunteer

General listing of local communities where some ACC students have volunteered for their Service Learning assignments

National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC)

Youth leadership via professional development, grant opportunities, and resources 


Nobel Peace Laureates working together with young people to change the world.

Time Log

Feel free to modify the log specifically for your course / assignment / project.