Service-Learning & Civic Engagement

We connect classrooms and communities

Service-learning is an educational experience designed to match your academic goals and personal interests while meeting community and university needs. Volunteering your time and talents with nonprofit organizations — there are hundreds to choose from — also helps you enhance communication skills, critical thinking and social awareness.

Inspired by their experiences serving, many students go beyond the minimum required hours for graduating. With our office’s guidance, you learn to serve and serve to learn. 



Million service hours since 1997


Courses integrating service


Community partners 


News & Announcements

  • How Do I Document My Service Hours? (Eagle Career Link Instructions)

  • Graduating in August 2019?   Graduating in December 2019?

  • Civic Engagement Award

  • Search Committee Announcement



Changing people while changing the world


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Service learning is a part of my DNA. It encompasses all that FGCU stands for.”

Danielle Visone

MEET Danielle
Dakendo Michel
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FGCU’s service-learning program enhances and enriches student learning and sets you up for success. ”

Dakendo Michel

MEET Dakendo
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I can’t stop, won’t stop. I will continue to perform service throughout my life because it is a part of who I am. ”

Raliyah Dawson

MEET Raliyah



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We’re here to answer your questions.

Service Learning & Civic Engagement

Library 449

(239) 590-7015