Citizenship and Service-Learning

CASL is currently prioritizing remote advising. We are staffing the office intermittently and we encourage you to use the "Meet with a service-learning advisor" link below to schedule an appointment that is convenient for you. Please visit our Contact Information page for other ways you can reach us. 

1-credit advising is happening now.

Opportunity awaits.

Attach an internship-like experience in the community to a course you're already taking. Service-learning is one of the best ways to explore and strengthen yourself as a citizen.

Experience the 1-credit service-learning option

Learn about how to get into a 1-credit course, what it can do for your education, and how it can prepare you for your professional life.

Help kids read and write through story in "Bridging the Divide"

Learn about the "million word gap," and how you can be part of the solution, helping kids learn through the power of storytelling.

Designate/Component 1-Credit

Whether it's in a seated class or online, the 1-credit service-learning add-on is an opportunity to improve your career-readiness. Learn more and let us help you get started:

Citizenship and service-learning, also known as CASL, supports Missouri State's status as a Carnegie-classified institution through curricular engagement. This is defined as teaching, learning and scholarship that engages faculty, students, and community in mutually beneficial and respectful collaboration. Interactions address community identified needs, deepen students' civic and academic learning, enhance community well-being and enrich the scholarship of the institution.

Affiliations, Accreditations and Classifications

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