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The mission of Oakland University's Office of Academic Service Learning is to enrich the education of students by providing resources to faculty for creating and improving innovative instructional assignments that advance civic engagement.  The vision of Office of Academic Service Learning is to provide faculty and students with meaningful and innovative academic experiences that allow collaboration with the university and surrounding community.

The Office of Academic Service Learning provides these services and resources to faulty, staff and students:

  • Grant Opportunities - As a member of Michigan Campus Compact the constituents of Oakland University are eligible to apply for grants to improve service learning.  The Office of Academic Service Learning serves as a liaison to Michigan Campus Compact and will keep you apprised of the many opportunities.
  • Resource Center - The Office of Academic Service Learning is continually striving to expand resources regarding the scholarship of this pedagogy. 
  • Community Partnerships - The Office of Academic Service Learning identifies and fosters relationships with community organizations.  The office can assist faculty in identifying and developing partnerships within the community.  
  • Networking - Faculty have the ability to meet one on one with other faculty to discuss decisions about their courses, share insights, and keep up to date about events in service learningUniversities as Agents of Change


How do you contact our office?

Scott L. Crabill, Ph.D.
Office of Academic Service Learning
520 O'Dowd
Rochester, MI 48309

Brad Bender
49 Oakland Center







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