University of Vermont

Office of Community-Engaged Learning (CELO)

Service-Learning at UVM

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Compared to peer institutions, UVM offers more service-learning courses and enrolls a higher percentage of its student body in SL courses. Like their counterparts nationally, UVM students report higher levels of academic challenge, greater interaction with a faculty member, and higher levels of critical thinking and real world problem-solving coming out of their SL courses (UVM NSSE report, 2014). The Community-Engaged Learning Office facilitates these courses with programs for faculty, students and community partners. More information can be found in our annual & special reports below, as well as stories from University Communications.

Recent Service-Learning Stories


Engaged Scholars and Students Foster Community Ties

Service-learning continues to be a significant aspect of undergraduates' experience at UVM.  With 100+ service-learning courses typically offered each year, nearly 45 percent of UVM students take at least one service-learning course during their four years of study.  Efforst are increasing to provide students with ...

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Cynthia Reyes with student


Education for Cultural and Linguistic Diversity

A UVM College of Education and Social Services (CESS) faculty member since 2003, Dr. Cynthia Reyes’ work with language, literacy, and its impact on identity has been the focus of her research—and a topic she can relate to on a personal level.

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CELO Reports

Special Report: Service-Learning & Community Engagement at UVM

AY19 CELO Annual Report

CUPS 10th Anniversary Report, 2003-2013

Community-Based Research at UVM