The Center for Community Learning & Leadership (CCLL) promotes service-learning , civic engagement , and internships , collaborating with faculty and students and community organizations for academic advancement , professional enhancement , and serving the common good; all essential to the college experience.

Community Learning

Community learning is field-based, experiential, instructional strategies providing students direct experience with curricular issues to address, analyze, solve through application and reflection.

Leading Partnerships

Leading Partnerships are nonprofit, community and public organizations with whom SJSU has established long-term relationships that assure students meaningful, educational, social service experiences.


SJS4 is a new CSU database for registering , tracking , evaluating and reporting community learning for quality , impact , and risk management… for implementation 2013-14.

Note: While community learning differs from volunteering in academic integration, CCLL is experimenting with a link to for the benefits this SJSU graduate start-up offers! Community partners must be registered with SJSU-CCLL.

Events to Look Forward To:

Spring 2014 Service-Learning & Community EngagementAwards
Friday, May 2, 2014
8:30 - 10:30am
If you would like to nominate somebody for this event, please click here. When on that site scroll down until you see "Events to Look Forward To" and under the same title you will see the letter for nomination and application.

The Silicon Valley 3rd Annual Social Innovation Leadership Forum
Friday, April 25th, 2014
8:30am - 4:30pm
San Jose City Hall