Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 75.63
Liaison Deborah Steinberg
Submission Date Dec. 6, 2021

STARS v2.2

Carnegie Mellon University
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.30 / 5.00 Judith Hallinen
Asst Vice Prv Ed Outrch, Dir Gelfand CTR
Leonard Gelfand Center for Service Learning and Outreach
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Does the institution wish to pursue Part 1 of this credit (student participation in community service)?:

Total number of students:

Number of students engaged in community service:

Percentage of students engaged in community service:

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

Total number of student community service hours contributed annually:

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student:

Does the institution have a formal program to support employee volunteering during regular work hours?:

A brief description of the institution’s program to support employee volunteering:

The university encourages and provides opportunities for staff to take time during the work day for several formal initiatives such as the annual Staff Council Community Food Bank Drive, Toys for Tots, and University Police Polar Plunge.

Does the institution track the number of employee community service hours contributed through programs it sponsors?:

Total number of employee community service hours contributed annually through programs sponsored by the institution:

Website URL where information about the institution’s community service programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Student Affairs has a focus on Community Engagement and Social Responsibility, and students can access opportunities and guidance through SLICE [Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement]. https://www.cmu.edu/student-affairs/slice/

The Leonard Gelfand Center for Service Learning & Outreach supports educational initiatives that are conducted by Carnegie Mellon faculty, students and staff. https://www.cmu.edu/gelfand/

News about Staff Council's annual food drive: https://www.cmu.edu/staff-council/programs-events/food-drive/index.html

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