Partnership with Faculty

The CCC can help imagine, design and implement civic engagement experiences related to research, teaching, or service.

We consult about how community engagement can help achieve learning goals, help identify an appropriate partner site wherein to stage service-learning or research, assist with assignments and course assessment strategies, and support teaching, research, and scholarship through collaboration and funding.

Important COVID-19 Regulations

In order to protect the health of students, staff, faculty, and community partners, ICR-related coursework has been restructured and the majority of community-based experiences in fall 2020 will be virtual rather than face-to-face. Students who complete ICR work as defined in their respective course syllabus will earn credit for the ICR. Where ICR coursework involves face-to-face engagement, students should be especially vigilant about the health of all involved. Students must follow all Butler University guidelines for health and safety, including wearing masks and physical/social distancing, whether on- or off-campus. If a host site has more stringent precautions, Butler students are expected to comply with these precautions.

Faculty interest and engagement has been essential to the success of the students in the ICR program. Inspired faculty help students understand that community engagement is more than just a requirement and can enrich their learning within and beyond the classroom.

To propose a class submit the ICR Course Proposal to the Center for Citizenship and Community in Jordan Hall room 144A, or to Mary Gospel at If this is a new course or a new CORE course, please additionally submit the relevant course proposal to the University Curriculum Committee or the Core Curriculum Committee for approval.

$3,000 Indiana Campus Compact (ICC) Service Engagement Grants

The ICC offers these grants to:

  • Support faculty in developing service-learning courses
  • The grant total includes a $750 institutional cash match. The CCC can work with faculty to identify suitable match funds for proposals

There are several deadlines each year: one in the fall for spring semester and one in the spring for the following academic year.

Find us on the Butler campus in Jordan Hall room 144A, or contact our office at