Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.60
Liaison Mary Lucus
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Belmont University
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.39 / 5.00 Mary Lucus
Director, IR
Provost
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):
8,012

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):
4,866

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
60.73

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (community service hours)? (if data not available, respond 'No'):
Yes

Total number of student community service hours contributed during the most recent one-year period:
45,573

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
5.69

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Does the institution include community service achievements on student transcripts?:
Yes

Does the institution provide incentives for employees to participate in community service (on- or off-campus)? (Incentives may include voluntary leave, compensatory time, or other forms of positive recognition):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s employee community service initiatives:

Belmont University employees are encouraged to participate in the community throughout the year. Nearly 200 employees participated this year in our annual It's Bruin Time in the Community potato sort at Second Harvest Food Bank, and last year 182 Belmont employees contributed over 400 hours of service during our week of 125 Hours of Continuous Service in celebration of Belmont's 125th Anniversary. In addition, Belmont gives their employees up to 5 paid days to go on University sponsored mission trips and granted employees up to 3 paid days off to assist with Flood Recovery after the 2010 floods in Nashville.


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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