Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.07
Liaison Breeana Sylvas
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2016
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STARS v2.0

University of California, Merced
EN-12: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.45 / 5.00 Vernette Doty
Associate Director of Student Life, Civic Leadership
Office of Student Life
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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:

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