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More than 100 Boise State faculty, representing all colleges and thirty departments, use service-learning to help students apply what they learn in the classroom to a need in the community.  Faculty describe service-learning as an innovative teaching strategy that fosters lively class discussions, richer learning experiences, meaningful social impact, rewarding community connections, and new research opportunities.

Explore service-learning by viewing the steps below, attend a workshop, or contact director Kara Brascia at

What do you want to do?

The tiles below contain all the steps for integrating service-learning into your course. Start by investigating service-learning, then develop your skills through workshops and events. Take time to carefully design your course and connect with community partners. When getting ready to launch, review crucial steps. Later, consider service-learning scholarship.


Looking for additional resources?

Contact Kara Brascia if have any questions (208-426-2380 or