Bonner Center for Service & Learning

Our mission is to work with students, faculty, staff, community partners, and alumni to forge and facilitate common efforts that address the most pressing challenges of our time.

Our vision is that Oberlin College, in partnership with the community, empowers students to become creative leaders, supports non-profit organizations in addressing community-identified needs, and inspires academic innovation and interdisciplinary problem solving.

February 2016 update:
The BCSL is now accepting applications from Oberlin College students for the President's Public Service Fellowship.

Hours of Operation

Administrative hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.


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Oberlin College accepted to the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.  This award recognizes the extraordinary and exemplary community service contributions of its students, faculty, and staff in meeting critical community and national needs.