Service learning gives students the opportunity to work with community organizations, tackling real life issues and gaining course credit in the process. Projects range from developing a business plan for a local not-for-profit, working with foster children to creating energy solutions for a village in Peru.

By the Numbers

  • 50
    Service-learning designated courses taught each year at UMass Lowell
  • 1,100
    Student engaged annually in the community
  • 100
    Community partners helped
  • Video by Alfonso Velasquez
    Assoc. Prof. Bridget Marshall's Disabilities in Literature class focuses on learning outside the classroom during their service learning trip to the Lowell Association for the Blind.

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