|Submission Date||Feb. 25, 2016|
University of California, Merced
EN-12: Community Service
Associate Director of Student Life, Civic Leadership
Office of Student Life
Number of students engaged in community service:
Total number of students :
Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (community service hours)?:
Total number of student community service hours contributed during a one-year period:
Does the institution include community service achievements on student transcripts?:
A brief description of the practice of including community service on transcripts, if applicable:
UC Merced does not include community service on student transcripts at this time. The campus uses an academic transcript model, but has plans to develop an extra-curricular transcript which would serve as a record of students’ participation in service organizations, athletics and student government.
Does the institution provide incentives for employees to participate in community service (on- or off-campus)?:
A brief description of the institution’s employee community service initiatives:
The campus does not have a formal incentive program but many departments offer compensatory time for their employees who participate in particular community service opportunities.
Employees serve on various non-profit boards, participate in the Food Pantry distribution, volunteer with various sport organizations, and many participate in the 2 National Days of Service opportunities that UC Merced sponsors in our local community.
The website URL where information about the institution’s community service initiatives is available: