Service Learning and Community Action

A Year of Service
Emersonians are engaged in service across the disciplines.

Civic engagement encourages critical and creative enterprise around real-world social justice issues. Service learning at Emerson College fosters a respect for human diversity and prepares us for life and work as impactful global citizens of the 21st century.



The Office of Service Learning and Community Action (SLCA) promotes civic engagement, fosters respect for human diversity, and encourages critical and creative enterprise around social issues. The SLCA works to identify, understand, and address community needs by integrating service into the College’s offerings. The Office has cultivated and maintains hundreds of local, regional, national and international community partners in an effort to practice Emerson’s core values and contribute to the public good.

Suzanne Hinton, Director of Service Learning

Carnegie Foundation for Elective Community Engagement Classification Seal

Emerson Receives Community Engagement Classification

Emerson College recognized nationally for its high level of commitment to civic and community engagement.

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The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Seal

Emerson named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Emerson College once again recognized for reflecting the values of exemplary community service and achieving meaningful outcomes in its community.

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