Our Mission
The Center for Service-Learning and Volunteerism (CSLV) exists to promote student success and personal development by cultivating meaningful academic service-learning partnerships and volunteer opportunities between students, faculty and the community — primarily in San Antonio's Westside.

To this end CSLV:

  • Advocates for participation, by all members of the University, in
    community service and other socially responsible activities.
  • Works to develop and strengthen reciprocal relationships between the university community and the community members living and
    working in the San Antonio's Westside.
  • Works to provide an efficient and diverse set of programs from which
    meaningful service to the community and meaningful learning for students
  • Acts as a clearinghouse of resources and referrals on community
    agencies, service opportunities, service-learning, and other means of
    public service.
  • Works to empower students, faculty and staff to become leaders in
    affecting social change and to develop a lifelong commitment to learning
    through service.
  • Links academic theory with hands-on practical experience and encourages
    students to use their education to respond to human need.

Center for Service-Learning and Volunteerism
Worden Building, Room 23
411 S.W. 24th Street
San Antonio, Texas 78207-4689
(210) 431-3990  cslv@ollusa.ed

    Our Lady of the Lake University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Our Lady of the Lake University that fall under one of these areas: (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.

    OLLU students earn 2013 President's Volunteer Service Award Read more 

    OLLU Students provide ongoing services at Haven for Hope
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    OLLU receives Presidential Community Service Award

    For the 4th consecutive year, Our Lady of the Lake University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
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