Academic Service-Learning Faculty Development Application

The Academic Service-Learning Faculty Development Program is designed to provide faculty with support and resources to teach a service-learning course. Faculty will learn about both service-learning pedagogy and course design and assessment methods, and they will make connections with community partners. 

If you are interested in being a fellow, please complete the application by clicking the link below. Please contact either Dr. Marina Barnett or Dr. Lori Simons for additional information.

View Application


Signing Up for Transportation to Service Sites

All requests MUST be submitted at least 48 hours before the time transportation is needed to be considered.  Students who fail to sign up in advance will be turned away. 

Sign up for transportation to service sites located in Chester by completing this form:  Student Transportation Request

Once scheduled, students will receive an email confirming shuttle date and time. 

 Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled departure. Do not report to Campus Safety for a ride without confirmation.


How to Obtain a Criminal Background Check

Many volunteer opportunities require a criminal background check. Students who serve with minors or children generally need (1) PA Child Abuse History, (2) PA Criminal Record Check, and (3) FBI Criminal Record Check.

For instructions about how to obtain clearances, please see "Background Check Instructions" under "Related docs" to the right.

To begin the process using a CastleBranch portal, please click here.