Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 57.73
Liaison Rochelle Owen
Submission Date Aug. 12, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.1

Dalhousie University
PAE-22: Community Service Participation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.48 / 6.00
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The number of students engaged in community service:

Total number of students, which may exclude part-time, continuing education and/or non-credit students:

The website URL where information about the institution’s community service initiatives is available:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

The number of students partaking in community service was determined through use of both the undergraduate and graduate academic calendars. These were used to determine community volunteering that is done through certain academic courses.

Student societies at Dalhousie were also included in this count. Dalhousie has 44 student run societies that fall under the classification of 'Charity/Volunteer.' Each student involved volunteers approximately 8 hours of their time over the course of the year, sometimes more.

It's worth noting that Dalhousie University does not officially keep record of students who volunteer on their own time outside of the University. In reality, the number of students engaged in community service is probably much higher.


The number of students partaking in community service was determined through use of both the undergraduate and graduate academic calendars. These were used to determine community volunteering that is done through certain academic courses.

Student societies at Dalhousie were also included in this count. Dalhousie has 44 student run societies that fall under the classification of 'Charity/Volunteer.' Each student involved volunteers approximately 8 hours of their time over the course of the year, sometimes more.

It's worth noting that Dalhousie University does not officially keep record of students who volunteer on their own time outside of the University. In reality, the number of students engaged in community service is probably much higher.

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 or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.