Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.85
Liaison Amy Butler
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Michigan State University
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.19 / 5.00 Renee Brown
Director
Center for Service Learning and Civic Engagement
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):
50,019

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):
32,241

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
64.46

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:
128,964

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
2.58

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Does the institution include community service achievements on student transcripts?:
No

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:

"Faculty at MSU are provided a guidebook on installing volunteering opportunities paired with coursework for a semester, week, or project-based service opportunity.
https://servicelearning.msu.edu/upload/Service-Learning-Toolkit.pdf
Volunteering and service learning opportunities for staff and MSU employees are generally posted through Human Resources via the following link:
https://hr.msu.edu/ua/volunteers/index.html
The College of Arts and Letters provides open volunteering and service learning opportunities at their campus and community outreach events:
https://celta.msu.edu/community/cls/getting-involved/service-learning-and-volunteering/
MSU Health4U creates unique opportunities for staff to engage with one another and improve their overall health. Health4U offers campus volunteering opportunities and works with departments to create campus and community events focused on engagement and wellness:
https://health4u.msu.edu/services"


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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"MSU views community volunteering as scholarship, and the Office of University Outreach and Engagement serves as another resource for students and faculty in regards to service learning and scholarship in that area:
https://engage.msu.edu/
2016-2018 MSU Community-Engaged Learning Index: https://servicelearning.msu.edu/upload/forms-to-download/CSLCE-2016-2018-Learning-Index.pdf
Campus and Community Thank You Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SZ75UJ1R1Y&feature=youtu.be"

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