Summer Service Collaborative

The Summer Service Collaborative (SSC) promotes the exchange of promising practices among colleges and universities who sponsor domestic and international summer service programs and courses. Members of the SSC meet at least twice a year through conference calls and every other year in a forum hosted on one of the member’s campuses. Resources are also exchanged through a shared web site. Members of the collaborative explore ways to work together on conference presentations and articles for publication.

The SSC is comprised of 16 colleges and universities who sponsor domestic and international summer service immersion programs and courses. They are:

  • Baldwin Wallace University
  • Baylor University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Drake University
  • Frontier Nursing University
  • Loyola University-Maryland
  • Manchester University
  • Middlebury College
  • Rice University
  • Saint Mary’s of California
  • Santa Clara University
  • Stanford University
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Washington and Lee University
  • Xavier University

The Report of the First Five Years highlights the development of a shared assessment rubric and preliminary findings from a corresponding survey which evaluates student learning across their programs.