Student Service Learning

Earning SSL Hours over the Summer

Middle school students may continue earning SSL hours towards their SSL graduation requirement by engaging in SSL opportunities during the summer, including traditional in-person opportunities, and select virtual/remote opportunities that follow the temporarily amended guidelines posted on the MCPS SSL webpage ( Current fifth-grade students may begin participating in SSL opportunities starting on June 17, 2021.


Do you have questions about summer SSL hours?

Please email the MCPS SSL office at


SSL Opportunities & Forms

Nonprofit-Hosted SSL Opportunities

MCPS SSL organizations and opportunities are tagged with the blue MCPS SSL banner and graduation cap icon on the Montgomery County Volunteer Center (MCVC) website

All opportunities (including in-person):

Virtual/remote opportunities:

MCPS Form 560-50:
Individual SSL Request Form

Used to obtain pre-approval prior to service with a nonprofit organization not listed on the Montgomery County Volunteer Center (MCVC) website

To request pre-approval for service to be completed during the summer, please complete and submit to

MCPS Form 560-51:
SSL Activity Verification Form

Used to verify and document SSL hours after service is completed

Student and supervisor must complete the form

SSL Activity Verification Forms ( for service completed during the summer should be turned into your school’s SSL coordinator in the fall

Student SSL Records on StudentVUE/ParentVUE

Step-by-step directions for viewing a student’s full SSL record

Step-by-step directions may be found at


Student Service Learning - An Overview

Check out our Overview of the MCPS SSL Program!