The Service-Learning Certificate is intended for students who seek a thorough examination of the connections between service and academic course work. This certificate is open to all undergraduate students in any major.


Nine (9) credit hours are required.

Students may choose any of the JU-approved service-learning courses in any discipline to satisfy the credit hour requirements. Service-Learning courses can be viewed through a dropdown box on the class schedule. Students must meet any pre-requisite requirements for these Service-Learning courses.

Other requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in JU-approved SL classes
  • Students who are eligible for the Service-Learning Certificate must apply for it when they file their Application for Graduation with the Registrar one year prior to graduation.

The official certificate allocated from the Registrar's office is available to students beginning with the 2011-2012 academic year.​