Student Service Learning (SSL)

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  • SSL is a Maryland state graduation requirement.
  • Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students may earn SSL hours from the summer after completing Grade 5 through middle school and high school.
  • Students can earn SSL hours by serving in the community with organizations that have been pre-approved by MCPS.
  • The Volunteer Center works in partnership with MCPS to maintain the Database of organizations and opportunities that have been pre-approved by MCPS for Student Service Learning (SSL)
  • For more information regarding the MCPS SSL plan contact the SSL coordinator in any middle or high school.


Questions? Is this website not showing you organizations or opportunities that you thought were listed as SSL Approved? Email or call 240-777-2600.