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Community-Based Learning

The mission of Community-Based Learning at Inver Hills is to involve students and faculty in a methodology that blends academic learning with community service to encourage civic engagement, enhance the educational process and build community through active involvement.

Contact Information

Emily Johnson
Center for Experiential Learning


Center for Experiential Learning

College Center, 2nd Floor

CBL Links

CEL Links

Register for Community-Based Learning

Five Easy Steps!

  1. Locate Community Partner from the "Community Partner Sites" link

    • If your desired community partner is not listed, you must request approval from your instructor.
  2. Contact or apply to your desired Community Partner

    • Follow how to apply per the community partner or their online process
    • Inform the Community Partner you are an Inver Hills student and the number of hours you need to complete
  3. Register Here!

    • Every student must register in order to participate in CBL!
    • Registration deadlines: Fall Semester — before October 1st & Spring Semester — before February 16th
  4. Time log: Complete Your Time Log

    • Signature from site supervisor and approval from faculty is required
    • Please check your syllabus for due date or due before the last day of the course
  5. CBL Completion Process & CBL Certificate!

Don't forget to thank your site for hosting you!

Time to celebrate a successful Community based learning experience!

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