Gain firsthand experience with the community and real-world needs. Service learning provides students with a broader and deeper understanding of their area of study, fosters their sense of civic engagement, and enhances their perception of themselves and their role in the community. This form of engaged learning improves students interpersonal and organizational skills which can also help them with future career decisions.
IU provides a variety of service-learning courses that you can register for and combine an academic approach with real-life experiences.
Visit the Service-Learning Program website to learn more and to see a current list of classes.