|Submission Date||Jan. 31, 2011|
University of Illinois at Chicago
PAE-22: Community Service Participation
Associate Chancellor for Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
The number of students engaged in community service:
Total number of students, which may exclude part-time, continuing education and/or non-credit students:
The website URL where information about the institution’s community service initiatives is available:
There are numerous opportunities for the student body to get involved in community service and it is difficult to get an exact count since there is no one central repository. The Office of Student Leadership, Development and Volunteer Services operates a volunteer opportunity listing http://www.uic.edu/depts/sldvs/index.html. They reported 179 students participated in the program in the last year.
The Honors College which requires its students to engage in community service each semester.http://www.uic.edu/honors/learning/requirements.shtml The number of students participating through the Honors College is 144.
UIC also has a Co-Curricular transcript program called UIC Experience. Credit for this transcript can be obtained through volunteering for service opportunities in the Chicagoland area, tutoring, etc. http://www.uic.edu/depts/ovcsa/get_involved.html