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.

12th Annual Community Connections Fair

The Center for Community Learning & Leadership invites 40 diverse organizations from the area to educate and promote service programs through tabling to students who seek volunteer, service-learning, or internship opportunities. Many students from academic classes, clubs and organizations, take this occasion to connect with organizations for semester long service projects. Community Connections also allows networking with faculty, staff, and fellow community agents.

When: Community Connections Fair, Wednesday September 2nd from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Where: El Paseo De Cesar E. Chavez (See map below)
Questions: For more Information please contact Peggy Arana at

Community Connections Fair Map2015CCF Flyer

Free! CommUniverCity Night with the Spartans!

Join CommUniverCity fo SJSU's first game of the season! The pre-game celebration begins at 5:00pm and will include tailgating before the game. Game versus New Hampshire starts at 7:00pm. Free tailgate for the first 500 fans! Show your Spartan Spirit, wear your CommUniverCity of San Jose State gear! This is a Free public event. This commnunity night id for you, your family, your neighbors and even your co-workers. Share it widely! Please register ahead of time to let us know the number of tickets you would like to claim. No limit to the amount of tickets. Tickets will be mailed 2 weeks prior to the event.

For additional tickets, email

To reserve tickets:Click Here

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 experience


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


Take A Service Learning Course: 157SL
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