Service Learning Honors

Lindenwood University embraces community service as an extension of service learning, in which students participate in community service not only to meet the needs of the community, but also to develop their critical thinking ability, commitment to values, and skills for effective citizenship.

Students who complete 500 hours of qualified community service during their time at Lindenwood will receive a designation on their permanent academic transcript to recognize their achievement. In addition, they will receive special recognition in commencement publications and receive a service cord they can wear at graduation.

Student participants must set up an account through LU Connect in the student portal. Once membership is approved, students can begin logging community service hours that will be approved on an ongoing basis. Graduating seniors must have achieved 500 documented, approved hours at least 60 days before their graduation date to allow time for verification and inclusion in graduation publications. For more information on this program, please contact Dr. Julie Turner in the Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship.