Global Brigades – Summer 2021

The Office of Service-Learning, Mizzou Global Brigades established a partnership so members of this student organizations could obtain academic credit for participating in an international service learning opportunity during winter break and summer.

If you are a member of Mizzou Global Brigades you are invited to join The Office of Service Learning to obtain credit for your Global Service experiences with your organization.


Courses – Summer:

All students will enroll in one MU course for a total of three credit hours awarded during Summer 2021. This course is designed to integrate academic and experiential learning with cultural immersion, identity exploration, and global engagement. The general undergraduate course numbers are listed below.

SRV_LRN 3028: Global Service (3). Students will earn 3 credit hours (awarded during Summer semester) for pre-departure workshops, held during the spring semester, and while engaging in service in the host country during their Summer Trip.

The pre-departure course will introduce students to ideas, theories and ethics that will inspire them during their service abroad. In country writings and reflections will allow students to develop critical consciousness and analysis of their service work.

Class Schedule – must attend all classes

To be determined.

Academic Credit

Grades (A-F) earned on this program will calculate into the MU GPA and appear on students’ MU transcripts when grades are recorded by the course Instructor. Students must work with their academic adviser(s) to obtain pre-approval as to how the courses might fulfill degree requirements.



Additional Costs

Students will be required to pay a $245 Study abroad administrative fee, and the cost of GeoBlue insurance (approx. $38) in addition to their tuition fees (cost of 3 credit hours) for the class.