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.

SL/CE Awards

The Center for Community Learning & Leadership with our partners from the Provost's office and the Community Engagement Collaborative invite you to the Spring 2015 Service Learning & Community Engagement Awards on April 30th,2015, 2:00pm - 5:00pm in MLK 225. The event will highlight the contributions of individuals and organizations of SJSU in strengthening community through service, learning, and leadership. We would also like to invite you to nominate students, faculty, and/or community partners who have performed outstanding work this year. The nomination form can be found at the Community Engagement Collaborative website.

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.

Take A Service Learning Course: 157SL

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