Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 79.45
Liaison Lindsey Kalkbrenner
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2020

STARS v2.2

Santa Clara University
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.22 / 5.00 Andrea Brewster
Curriculum Manager, Experiential Learning for Social Justice
Office of Undergraduate Studies
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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:
5,797

Number of students engaged in community service:
3,791

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
65.40

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

Total number of student community service hours contributed annually:
363,868

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student:
62.77

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:

SCU values community service and employees are encouraged to give back to their communities. With respect to volunteering during their work hours, individual supervisors have the discretion to grant time off for personal leave. Policy #623 of the Santa Clara University Staff Policy Manual allows approved staff to dedicate up to 40 work hours per calendar year to volunteer with an Ignatian Center program or immersion trip.

SCU annually recognizes employees who take initiative above and beyond to promote and enhance our community through volunteer service and personal responsibility outside of their job.


Does the institution track the number of employee community service hours contributed through programs it sponsors?:
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Total number of employee community service hours contributed annually through programs sponsored by the institution:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s community service programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Excluded non-credit, part-time, continuing education, distance education, and graduate students from both the count of students engaged in community service and the count of total students.

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