BSGC398A is an asynchronous 3-credit online course scheduled for Spring 2022.
Virtual/Online and hybrid Global Service Learning programs will be reviewed and approved on a case by case basis. The programs listed below are already pre-approved.
Please contact Natalie Vinski Ibrahim for more information.
GC students may fulfill their Global Experience by gaining acceptance, as a participant or leader, into select GC-designated Global Service programs AND enrolling in BSGC398A: Global Service, a 3-credit online course offered in the Spring or Summer semester. This course fulfills the General Education: Diversity-Cultural Competency. In addition, this course requires directed readings and reflective writings related to your Global Service experience.
REMINDER: Your Global Experience requirement will be fulfilled upon the successful completion of BOTH your Global Service Experience AND completion of BSGC398A.
Below is a list of GC-Approved Global Service Options
To register for BSGC398A, please contact nvinski [at] umd.edu (subject: Question%20about%20Global%20Service) (Natalie Vinski Ibrahim)
If you are interested in participating in a global service-learning program that is not listed on this page, you will need to have your request reviewed by a GC staff before enrolling to ensure it meets the requirements of the Global Experience. Please contact nvinski [at] umd.edu (subject: Question%20about%20Global%20Service) (Natalie Vinski Ibrahim) for more information.
Approved Global Service Programs:
UMD Alternative Breaks Dialogues - applications will open in December
Hola Cultura - SPEL - DC-based non-profit, activities conducted virtually
Greenbelt Cares - Tutoring students and adults in ESOL, GED, and vocational programs. Contact: Judye Hering - jhering [at] greenbeltmd.gov
Global Language Network - Volunteers assist with classes and provide support to GLN teachers and students.
Latino Student Fund - Tutoring, college prep, mentoring for students. Go to website and click on "Become a Volunteer"
In-person options (inquire with the organizations about current options):