The Compass - Define Yourself

Community and Personal Awareness

Complete ONE of the following activities (choose ONE from 1-4):

1.   Volunteer on your own in the Oswego community (20 hours minimum)
Directions:  There is a lot of need in the Oswego community, so your options are nearly endless! Check out the Center for Community Service/Service Learning website and Laker Leads for potential sites.
DATE COMPLETED: __________

2.   Participate in an Alternative Break Trip   DATE COMPLETED: __________

Alternative Break trips are in-depth, community-based, group volunteer experiences SUNY Oswego students have the opportunity to participate in. Winter Break trips are typically the last two weeks of winter break and Spring Break trips are for one week during spring break. Locations and service projects change each year. More information can be found on the Center for Community Service/Service Learning website.

3.   Gain international experience   DATE COMPLETED: __________

International experience can be acquired through a Study Abroad program, an international internship, an international Alternative Break program, and more. You can speak with a Compass staff member to discuss other options that may fulfill this.   DATE COMPLETED: __________

4.   Participate in GST302-Service Learning 

GST 302 Service-Learning is a one-credit course that gives you the opportunity to enhance classroom learning through service to the community. Each student enrolled in GST 302 is required to complete a minimum of 20 hours of service, three written assignments, journals, and participate in three discussion groups. To register for GST 302, visit the Compass located in 145 Marano Center.
DATE COMPLETED: __________