This form of CSL is offered as an out-of-classroom opportunity and no course credit is given. Co-curricular experiences range in length and depth; some are designed as one-day introductory programs and others last over multiple weeks. Though not tied directly to coursework, structured learning activities allow students to connect their service experiences with individual goals, values, academic study and leadership development.
“Students should not pass up the opportunity to participate in community service learning! The new knowledge, relationships and perspectives you obtain through CSL reach far beyond the scope of any textbook or lecture.”
- Julian Restivo
4th Year Honours Health Science & Psychology
Looking to get involved with CSL outside the classroom? Below are some on-campus opportunities:
- Alternative Spring Break (ASB)
This one-week program offers students the chance to serve in local, national and international settings during Reading Week in February.
- CSL in Residence Life
Are you living in Residence at Western? CSL opportunities are available throughout the year, organized by Residence Staff, Residents’ Council, and Sophs! Opportunities include Residence Service Days & a Residence CSL Field Trip.