Student learning beyond the classroom broadens awareness, empowers contribution, and strengthens connections to the larger community. By supporting, recognizing, and promoting the educational benefits of learning through service, The Office of Community Service Learning (CSL), encourages University of Redlands students to build a healthier, stronger community.
El aprendizaje de los estudiantes más allá del aula amplía la conciencia, potencia la contribución y fortalece las conexiones con la comunidad en general. Al apoyar, reconocer y promover los beneficios educativos del aprendizaje a través del servicio, la Oficina de Aprendizaje de Servicio Comunitario (CSL) alienta a los estudiantes de la Universidad de Redlands a construir una comunidad más sana y fuerte.
The Office of Community Service Learning supports, recognizes and promotes the educational benefits of learning through service, encouraging University of Redlands students to build healthier, stronger communities.LEARN MORE ABOUT US
Learn more about the Community Service Activity Course (CSAC)/Community Engagement and Reflection (CER) graduation requirement.
The Sustainable University of Redlands Farm (S.U.R.F) upholds the principles of sustainable and organic agriculture. The farm uses organic practices such as crop rotation, companion planting, composting, as well as sustainable irrigation.
There is nothing more valuable to a community than active citizens. Be a part of something great. Learn more about our community collaborations.
The Office of Community Service offers three children's outreach programs serving families of Redlands and the surrounding areas. Big Buddies mentoring for elementary and middle school ages, CHAMPs pre-college mentorship program, and Jasper's Corner Homework Help Club pair university students with young students in our community through the academic year.
The Student Food Support Pantry (SFSP) is available to all established full and part-time University of Redlands students facing food insecurities. This space is an open, no-questions-asked space with shelves filled with canned goods, non-perishable items, and fresh seasonal produce from our sustainable farm.
Students who participate in a Community Service Learning program often find or affirm their path in life. Through service, they discover their connection with others and their potential for positive impact. Here are a few of their stories.
As a current fourth-grade teacher at Lyndon B. Johnson Elementary School in Indio, California, Allison Cyr ’11 ensures that her students feel valued and understood.
After transferring from Crafton Hills Community College, Jenny Solis ’21, ’23 gained the confidence she needed to succeed at the University of Redlands.
Climate Corps fellows will grow trees on the Sustainable University of Redlands Farm and then work with U of R students and Roots and Shoots members to distribute the greenery in Redlands communities.