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Mission, Vision, and Values

Service-Learning Excellence


The Service-Learning Excellence Program at Texas State University aims to enrich the collegiate learning experience by encouraging civic engagement, compelling student reflection, and fostering meaningful community relationships. The Service-Learning Excellence Program helps students and faculty find opportunities to serve that enhance academic understanding while also strengthening the San Marcos community and beyond.


To establish positive and enduring relationships between students and those they serve in our communities.


In the strategic plan, the university has established 5 core goals. The Service-Learning Excellence Program serves two of those goals to:

Provide opportunities for a public university education and contribute to economic and cultural development, and

Provide a premier student-centered, educational experience that fosters retention and success.