Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 85.50
Liaison Breeana Sylvas
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of California, Merced
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.21 / 5.00
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 1 of this credit (student participation in community service)?:
Yes

Total number of students:
8,847

Number of students engaged in community service:
4,269

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
48.25

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

Total number of student community service hours contributed annually:
9,652

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student:
1.09

Does the institution have a formal program to support employee volunteering during regular work hours?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s program to support employee volunteering:
At this time the campus does not have a formal community service volunteering program for employees. There are opportunities provided for campus community members to participate in formal organized volunteer events coordinated through the campus Community Engagement Center an other organizations and partners, but none of which are provided during regular campus work hours.

Does the institution track the number of employee community service hours contributed through programs it sponsors?:
No

Total number of employee community service hours contributed annually through programs sponsored by the institution:
0

Website URL where information about the institution’s community service programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
The volunteer hours reported include student volunteering participation. Student report there community service hours via the campus community engagement center. https://cec.ucmerced.edu/service-hours Figures reported included CEC center figure as well as OSL sorority & fraternity philanthropic efforts.

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