CESL Student Resources

ENGAGE COMMUNITIES

SUPPORT SOCIAL CHANGE

EARN ACADEMIC CREDIT

Through service-learning courses at UMass, students support democratic engagement and work collectively with communities for a more just world.

CESL offers courses and programs in which your learning takes place both in the classroom and in community-based settings. If you are interested in connecting your academic passions with community engagement and working towards equity and social justice, check out the links on this page where you will learn more about how to engage community, support social change, and earn academic credit. 

Explore CESL Programs here

VIDEOS:

Student Interviews: To hear from students about their experiences in CESL’s courses and programs, click here and here.

Introduction to CESL’s Courses and Programs: To learn about all of CESL’s courses and programs, click here.   

Engaged Faculty Conversation: To hear from faculty who teach service-learning courses, click here. 

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For more information about CESL’s programs, contact Kris Nelson, CESL Academic Advisor at: kenelson@umass.edu