Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.78
Liaison Amber Saxton
Submission Date Sept. 1, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

George Mason University
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.38 / 5.00 Mary Liang
Sustainability Analyst
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):

Percentage of students engaged in community service:

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (community service hours)? (if data not available, respond 'No'):

Total number of student community service hours contributed during the most recent one-year period:

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

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

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):

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

Full-time classified employees and administrative/professional faculty have up to 16 hrs of paid leave per year to volunteer with eligible nonprofit organizations or through authorized school assistance. Some volunteer opportunities include donating blood, service projects through organizations, on-campus volunteer opportunities, and volunteering with a fire department or rescue squad. Employees that decide to use these hours to volunteer with fire departments or rescue squads can receive up to 24 hrs of paid leave per year.

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data for FY16. The number of students engaged in community service was based on responses to the 2015 National Survey of Student Engagement. Number of student community service hours were total hours received by multiple departments on campus.

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.