Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.48
Liaison Abraham (Avi) Henn
Submission Date Sept. 28, 2020

STARS v2.2

Northern Arizona University
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.56 / 5.00 Matthew Muchna
Sustainability Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution wish to pursue Part 1 of this credit (student participation in community service)?:
Yes

Total number of students:
34,934

Number of students engaged in community service:
13,000

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
37.21

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

Total number of student community service hours contributed annually:
70,123.91

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
2.01

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

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

United Way of Northern Arizona Campaign
United Way of Northern Arizona believes that each individual deserves a quality education that leads to a stable career, earn enough to support a family through retirement, and enjoy good health. These are the qualities of a good life. The NAU President's United Way Council spearheads this campaign: http://nau.edu/United-Way

NAU's Civic Service Institute (CSI) mobilizes generations to strengthen communities through service and volunteerism. CSI provides the largest, most diverse and effective pool of volunteers to meet the needs of communities and neighborhoods throughout Arizona.
http://nau.edu/SBS/CSI/Welcome/

Students and residence life employees have additional volunteer resources: http://nau.edu/Green-NAU/Community-Programs/


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

Total number of employee community service hours contributed annually through programs sponsored by the institution:
283,134

Website URL where information about the institution’s community service programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Our student organizations reported 70,123.91 hours of community service. The breakdown of hours by organization category are:
Academic: 14199.68
Advocacy: 3342.21
Cultural: 1492.92
Fraternity: 6342.33
Recreation: 2818.38
Religious: 652.25
Representative: 4942.6
Reshall: 0
Information provided by: Carole.Mandino@nau.edu
Erin.Grisham@nau.edu
Service/Honorary: 17179.81
Sorority: 7141.61
Special Interest: 11894.12
Sports Clubs: 118

We recorded 832 staff volunteers that completed 283,134 hours of public volunteer service with the following programs, who served throughout Arizona. Below is the breakdown figures for the 2018-19 fiscal year:

• AmeriCorps Arizona Ready for College and Career Members: 298 volunteers with 40,195 hours
• AmeriCorps VISTA Members: 17 members with approximately 30,000 hours
• Foster Grandparent Volunteers: 114 volunteers with 106,226 hours
• RSVP Volunteers: 317 volunteers with approximately 20,000 hours
• Senior Companion Volunteers: 86 volunteers with 86,713 hours

Data Provided by: Andrew.Dies@nau.edu, Student Life

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