Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.97
Liaison Becky Haney
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Calvin University
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.16 / 5.00 Andrew Haggerty
Associate Director
Service-Learning Center
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):
4,449

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):
1,737

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
39.04

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:
44,120

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
9.92

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:

Calvin encourages staff and faculty to participate/mentor/facilitate service-learning initiatives. Calvin considers this as part of an employee's work that serves the college as well as the community. Staff do not have to use vacation time to participate. Some departments have organized half-day volunteer opportunities for their teams.


Additional documentation to support the submission:

Source:
1. The # of students engaged in community service comes from the Annual Report for AY 17-18 from the Center for Community Engagement and Global Learning: Dividing "Total hours by project type" by "Average number of hours/service-learner." Document is not yet published on the website, but is available per request.
2. Headcount total number of students is from the Institutional Characteristics performance year data (IC-3).
3. Total hours is from the same statistical report as Source Note #1: "Total hours by project type."

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.