Service Learning

  • KCU provides students with countless Service Learning opportunities throughout the academic curriculum. Service Learning provides students with exposure to the larger socio-economic picture in which they will one day practice as physicians and also promotes greater awareness of community resources that may be of benefit to future patients and their families.

    Service LearningThrough Service Learning programs, the University has developed partnerships with local charitable and community organizations, strengthening the Greater Kansas City community while at the same time offering unique educational opportunities for KCU students.

    During the 2011-2012 academic year, more than 10,600 hours of community service were credited to KCU students through organized volunteer activities. The University has partnered with and served more than 60 non-profit community agencies through curricular and extracurricular student involvement.

    To become a KCU Service Learning partner, please contact Sara Selkirk, executive director of community and student affairs, at