Alma’s Service Learning Office is located in the Center for Student Opportunity in Tyler-Van Dusen. The phone number for the office is (989) 463-7366.
Programs and Opportunities available to students interested in service, volunteerism and civic engagement include:
Academic Service Learning Courses: courses that include meaningful community service, a clear connection between course objectives and service activities and structured opportunities for reflection for the enhancement of academic learning.
Community Service Workstudy: off-campus opportunities with non-profit and service organizations.
Michigan Campus Compact: Alma College is a member of the Michigan Campus Compact (MCC). MCC supports community service and service learning that leads students to develop a lifelong service ethic. Students may become involved in the Michigan Service Scholars Program, Service Leadership Camp and various service learning grant opportunities.
Service Organizations: Alpha Phi Omega (national service fraternity) and other student organizations are engaged in service and volunteerism.
The Service House: is a small housing opportunity for students interested in living with other students engaged in service.
Tutoring Network: mentoring and tutoring opportunities available through e-mail listserv.