University of California, Riverside

Student Engagement

Community-Engaged Learning

Community-Engaged Learning

The Office of Undergraduate Education is partnering with Student Life, the Graduate School of Education, the Career Center, Riverside Unified School District, and The Community Foundation to expand and track opportunities for students to get involved in community service, service learning through courses, community academic internships, and community-based research. Please contact Beth Claassen Thrush (951-827-7739) with questions or email

Spring 2017 courses with a service learning component embedded included:

  • EDUC 100A: Tutorial Teaching - Community Outreach
  • EDUC 160: Cognitive Development and Education
  • ANTH 160: Political Economy of Health
  • BUS 117: Advertising
  • HNPG 002B (A new course called "Engaging Riverside."  This course is selective (no more than 20 student leaders) and provides students with an opportunity for personal connections with leaders from across Riverside, as well as hands-on service with community organizations (approximately 2 hours/week). 
  • Departmental 198i courses are available in many departments for students who wish to reflect academically on a community internship and receive academic credit.

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