Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.14
Liaison Aaron Durnbaugh
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Loyola University Chicago
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.99 / 5.00 Aaron Durnbaugh
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):
18390

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):
12192

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
66.30

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:
815411

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
44.34

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:

yes; all students must take an Engaged Learning course as part of Loyola University Chicago's Core Curriculum requirements. Service Learning courses are among the 5 categories of Engaged Learning courses and require that students spend more than 20 hours of service
Employee incentives for community service engement include a Human Resources Policy supporting employee participation (http://www.luc.edu/hr/policies/policy_immersion.shtml) and an annual employee service day (http://www.luc.edu/mission/employeeprograms/ignatianservicedays/). Additionally, many univeristy departments and programs encourage faculty and staff involvement in student service programs such as the Alternative Break Immerstion program or Saturday of Service.


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data on number of students participating in service and on number of hours served comes from Loyola's annual submission to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
http://luc.edu/serve/
http://www.luc.edu/experiential/index.shtml
http://www.luc.edu/communityrelations/"

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