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Service-Learning Resources for Faculty

No matter what your scholarship or academic department is or what courses you are teaching, the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement can connect you with a service-learning opportunity that works for you.

Resources on Service-Learning

Compact of Community Service Learning at UT (PDF)
View sample syllabi for all disciplines.
Explore service-learning program models.
Request for assistance in coordinating a service-learning opportunity/class, by contacting Ian McGinnity at
Find service-learning grants.
Explore a list of nonprofit organizations in the Tampa Bay area.
View the Service Calendar.
View the Campus Compact website.
Visit the National Clearinghouse for Service-Learning website.

Opportunities for Faculty to Become Involved in community Engagement Initiatives

  • Incorporate a service‐learning piece into your curriculum.
  • Add a service opportunity into study abroad experiences.
  • Participate as a member of the Service‐Learning Committee.
  • Volunteer for the Into the Streets Orientation Service Project or Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
  • Volunteer for one of the PEACE Alternative Break trips and travel with students interested in community service. Please note that some trips require travel outside of Florida and the United States. When traveling as an adviser, the PEACE Volunteer Center will pay for your travel expenses.
  • Volunteer for a service event listed on Orgsync.
  • Provide information on nonprofit organizations that you work with personally and professionally to the PEACE Volunteer Center to help maintain accurate records.
  • Participate in the University’s recycling program. Develop sustainability initiatives for your department.
  • Record your community service hours in the PEACE Volunteer Center’s database. This database tracks all University service experiences and reports nationally for UT.
  • Nominate students, faculty and staff for the PEACE Volunteer Awards, including the Volunteer of the Month Award.
For additional information on developing service-learning opportunities in your classroom, please contact Ian McGinnity at (813) 257-3363 or (813) 253-6233.