Service Learning at Palomar College

Program News

Welcome new Service Learning participants. We have an extensive list of great nonprofit organizations in our community eagerly awaiting to hear from  Palomar College Students willing to volunteer!

Students – Please go to the Info for Students page. Check out the Community Partners List and use the 11 easy steps to register!

Professors – We invite you to get your students involved with Service Learning the Spring Semester! Service Learning can be used to replace an assignment, or as extra credit. Some Service Learning projects are for special events and are just a one-day commitment. Professors can also participate, volunteering themselves (and earn PD credit for doing so!) Click on Info for Faculty for more information.

Upcoming Events

Join Palomar Faculty and students for the Chelsea’s Light Foundation “Finish Chelsea’s Run” on Saturday, March 4. In 2010, Chelsea King was brutally murdered by John Gardner while she was running on a path near Lake Hodges.  In an effort to keep her spirit alive, her parents began a non-profit called “Chelsea’s Light.”  Every year, since the tragedy, my family and I have participated in the run.  The organization endorses laws and scholarships.  It is an amazing organization, and we would like to invite you to volunteer at the event.
Look for Laurel Anderson near the  District Attorney’s Office’s tent.

Spring 2017 Service Learning Fair Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 10:30am- 12:30pm
Missed the Fair? That’s OK, Information on all the great volunteer service opportunities are available on our Community Partner List. Visit the Info for Students page.

Thank you to all who joined the Palomar College Team for St. Jude’s Run/Walk on Sunday, September 25.
The event was a fun and a big success! 





The mission of the office of service learning at Palomar College is to provide
active, service-focused, community-based, learning opportunities for students. These opportunities are designed to build and enhance students’ commitment
to academics, personal and professional development, and civic responsibility.
The linking of students and faculty to community through service is the primary focus and role of the office of Service Learning.

Contact Information

Service Learning Office Location- MD 271
1140 W. Mission Rd. San Marcos, CA 92069

Phone Number: 1 (760) 744-1150 ext. 3734 (Service Learning Office)
Fax Number: (760) 761-3543

Service Learning Coordinator:
Laurel Anderson, PhD
Office:  MD 361    
 (760) 744-1150 ext. 5528

Service Learning Associate:
Gina Wilson