Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.54
Liaison Alex Miller
Submission Date March 6, 2020
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STARS v2.1

Carleton College
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.99 / 5.00 Alexandra Miller
Sustainability Program Coordinator
Energy and Sustainability
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):
2,005

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):
1,390

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
69.33

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:
38,250

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
19.08

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:

Employees can take a paid leave of absence if they are Red Cross first responders to respond to disasters. Employees also participate in Food Recovery efforts, blood drives and Meals on Wheels annually.


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The Carleton Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE) includes both the Academic and Civic Engagement programs (ACE, curricular service projects tied to courses) and Acting in the Community Together (ACT, co-curricular volunteer opportunities)

17-18 - 8,638 ACT + 374 Lighten Up +10,631 ACE + 4,300 CBWS = 23,943
18-19 - 9,927 ACT + 581 LU + 22,006 ACE + 4,936 CBWS + 800 Into the ARB = 38,250

17-18 - 432 unique students doing co-curricular + 730 ACE + 54 CBWS, sub-tracked overlap yielded 1042 unique students
18-19 - 362 unique ACT + 776 ACE + 62 CBWS + Into ARB (350), sub-tracked overlap yielded 1390 unique students

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