Undergraduate Academic Information

The Academic Achievement Center

Academic Advising

Academic Internships

Accelerated Degree Option


The Capstone Experience

Center for Academic Advising and First Year Programs

Center for Community-Based Learning

Connected Learning Symposium

Course Descriptions - Numbering System

Cross-Registration with Regis College

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Fifth Year Option

First Year Seminar

Holway Child Study Centers

Honors Program

Information Technology Services

International Service-Learning (Shoulder-to-Shoulder)

Jessie S. Brennan Library

Lasell's Early Action Partnership for Student Success

The Lasell Plan of Education: Connected Learning

Linked Credits

Mid-Term Progress Reports

Nancy Lawson Donahue ‘49 Institute for Ethics, Diversity, and Inclusion

RoseMary B. Fuss Teaching and Learning Center

RoseMary B. Fuss Center for Research on Aging and Intergenerational Studies


Service-learning, a form of connected learning, is both an action-oriented teaching method and an educational philosophy. Through public service projects, students apply classroom material to address real life challenges and social justice issues in and beyond the Lasell campus. Typically, service-learning projects are developed in response to a community need and are undertaken with a non-profit organization. Assignments include students' preparation for and engagement in service, as well as reflection on the service experience, particularly as that experience relates to larger social structures, US culture, and global relationships. In addition to service-learning course projects and service-learning internships, students may also elect the Linked Credit Service-Learning Option (SVL 115, 215, 315, or 415) that is offered in selected courses. Students register early in the semester after the instructor presents this option. To earn a linked credit, which receives a separate grade, students conduct public service projects combined with an academic assignment, which could take the form of essays, reports, journals, oral presentations, portfolios, or other creative products as determined by the instructor. A linked credit service-learning selection is an attractive feature on a student's academic transcript. A student who completes three linked credit options receives credit for a three-credit arts and sciences or unrestricted elective. See the course description section of the catalog for further information and restrictions.

Services for Students with Disabilities

Study Abroad-International Education

Summer and Winter Online Undergraduate Courses