Students

 

     

Students  

Welcome Students! This is your Service Learning stop to learn more information, get involved, or access resources. If you haven't already done so, learn What is Service Learning.  

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Why Service Learning?

Service Learning is designed to be mutually beneficial for all involved. Learn more about the Benefits of Service Learning. Below are a few highlights of the potential benefits to students:

  • Higher academic achievement
  • Deeper understanding of course content
  • "Real world" application and experience
  • Increased civic engagement and social awareness
  • Growth of personal & professional network
  • Career exploration
  • Development of "soft skills"
  • Opportunity to make a difference
  • Certificate of Completion & Graduation Medallion
  • Invitation to Annual Service Learning Celebration

How to get Involved?

There are three main ways LCCC students can participate in Service Learning:

  1. View the Faculty Profiles of current Service Learning professors to see in what courses they teach and project examples.
  2. Ask your current professor if they would be interested in using Service Learning in your course.
  3. Contact the Service Learning Office.  

Current Service Learners

Below are a few resources for students who are currently taking a Service Learning course.

Student Orientation Video
View this 13 minute Service Learning Student Orientation video to assist in understand what service learning is, how it works, and prepare you for beginning your project. This video reviews content from the Student Guide.

Student Guide
In both a downloadable and online version, the Student Guide provides students with the information used in the Orientation Video and prepares students for Service Learning projects.

Student Project Report Form
The Student Project Report is required by all LCCC Service Learning students upon the completion of their project. The report helps to tell the story of student projects, tracks project information, and serves as the official confirmation making students eligible for receiving the Certificate of Completion and Graduation Medallion.

Forms Library
Access the main forms used by the Service Learning program. (Note: Some professors have their own specific forms. e.g. Timesheets, Agreements, etc.)

Community Partner Directory
View a listing of established Community Organizations who currently Partner with the LCCC Service Learning program. (Note: Though LCCC encourages projects that address our main partner needs listed here, LCCC Service Learning projects can also be formed through Faculty/Student identified partners.)

Stay Engaged!

    Even though Service Learning experiences end upon completion of the course, the needs of our community remain. Many students choose to continue service through their partner organizations or other volunteer opportunities. Below are a few options to continue (or even start) service:

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    Register Today!

    Register today for Fall classes. Classes begin August 25. Learn more and register today at www.lorainccc.edu/register.  

    Earn College Credit For Work and Life Experience

    Attend an information session for Prior Learning Assessment and find out about the methods used to help you earn college credit for what you have learned through work and life experiences.
     
    Click here to learn more and register.

    Campus Tours

    Tours for new and prospective LCCC student will be offered at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and at 4 p.m. on Thursdays through August 21. This is a great way to become familiar with campus and find classes for the upcoming semester. No registration is necessary. Simply show up at the Student Life desk on the second floor of College Center.

    MyUniversity

    Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/myuniversity.

    MyTuition Guarantee

    LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
      
    Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge. 

    Lorain County WIN

    LCCC and the JVS have launched Lorain County WIN (Workforce Innovation Network), a new partnership providing workforce training to Lorain County. Learn more at www.loraincountywins.com.

    Hours of Operation

    Please note that campus service hours have been adjusted for summer semester. For a list of updated service hours, please visit www.lorainccc.edu/hours