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Community Service

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Community Service


WHAT: Twenty pre-approved unpaid hours serving children, or youth, or adults, including those with disabilities, through a non-profit organization or agency.

WHO: All undergraduate students in early grades preparation, middle grades preparation, and special education.


  • Choose a non-profit organization
  • Complete 20 pre-approved unpaid hours, not at student's workplace
  • May split hours between two organizations, minimum of 10 hours each
  • Serve children, youth, adults, including those with disabilities
  • No indirect service (such as fundraising, cleaning, landscaping, computer and clerical tasks)
  • Write a 2 ½ to 5 page double-spaced reflective statement according to directions
  • Be eligible for a Certificate of Early Completion if CSE is completed in the first semester for first time transfer students and during the first year for First Year Students


Judith MacDonald or Paul Whalen

College of Education and Social Work

Wayne Hall, Suite 107


Email: or

Phone: 610-436-0042 or 3408

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