Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.70
Liaison Kevin Kirsche
Submission Date June 22, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Georgia
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.82 / 5.00 Nate Shear
Sustainability Metrics Intern
Office of Sustainability
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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:
38,920

Number of students engaged in community service:
21,212

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
54.50

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

Total number of student community service hours contributed annually:
379,143.50

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
9.74

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:

Public Service and Outreach Day of Service
FMD Day of Caring


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:
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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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Students:
Estimates from service learning courses, the department of engagement leadership and service, and Engage GA (GivePulse)

Hours:
Engage GA (GivePulse) - 42,373.43 hours
Service Learning Courses - 336,000 hours
Involvement Network - 143.5 hours

These numbers do NOT include the following:
--Any service work completed by over 650 student organizations which are not required to report their hours to the Center for Leadership and Service
--Any service hours completed by students independently
--Any service hours completed by students through non-campus organizations
--Any service hours completed by students as part of a (UGA or non-UGA) internship
--Any service hours completed by students as part of philanthropy for a sorority or fraternity that is NOT included in the Greek Life office (this includes some sororities/fraternities are solely dedicated to this, called "service fraternities")
--Any service hours completed by students as part of religious involvement (of which there are several at UGA)

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.