Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 83.80
Liaison Mark Maxwell
Submission Date March 1, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of California, Merced
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.95 / 5.00 Vernette Doty
Associate Director of Student Life, Civic Leadership
Office of Student Life
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):
8038

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):
5000

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
62.20

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:
7000

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
0.87

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):
No

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.


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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