Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.99
Liaison Barbara Kviz
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Carnegie Mellon University
EN-12: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.13 / 5.00 Judith Hallinen
Asst Vice Prv Ed Outrch, Dir Gelfand CTR
Leonard Gelfand Center for Service Learning and Outreach
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Number of students engaged in community service:

Total number of students :

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (community service hours)?:

Total number of student community service hours contributed during a one-year period:

Does the institution include community service achievements on student transcripts?:

A brief description of the practice of including community service on transcripts, if applicable:

We do not note service on transcripts but we do have more than there were 27 different courses that had a service learning component embedded into the course requirements; 1058 students participated in these classes.

The federal government requires the university to use at least 7% of work study funds for community service positions. In 2012-13 CMU’s total was 43% .

Does the institution provide incentives for employees to participate in community service (on- or off-campus)?:

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

The university allows for staff to take time to support community service initiatives for Staff Council Community Food Bank Drive, Toys for Tots, University Police Polar Plunge, and several other initiatives.

The website URL where information about the institution’s community service initiatives is available:

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