Southwestern University is an independent, four-year, undergraduate, national liberal arts college located in Georgetown, TX. Discovery and creation are intentionally fostered throughout a diverse and inclusive community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni, empowering all to advance research, scholarship, and the creative arts and lead fulfilling lives that contribute to the well-being of humanity.
Consistent with Southwestern’s core values, their Office of Civic Engagement (OCE) offers differentiated educational and co-curricular experiences that encourage students to develop and act upon a heightened sense of responsibility to one’s communities. The OCE helps facilitate mutually beneficial learning opportunities that meet community needs and promote student learning.
Each year, 30% of Southwestern students enroll in Community Engaged Learning courses offered throughout various departments on campus. The OCE supports CEL in the following ways:
Southwestern students are also encouraged to participate in community-oriented co-curricular activities: