Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.39
Liaison Shane Stennes
Submission Date Dec. 15, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
EN-12: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
2.64 / 5.00 Laurel Hirt
Director
Community Service-Learning Center
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Number of students engaged in community service:
12,555

Total number of students :
46,500

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

Total number of student community service hours contributed during a one-year period:
850,000

Does the institution include community service achievements on student transcripts?:
Yes

A brief description of the practice of including community service on transcripts, if applicable:

Undergraduate students who enroll in and complete the Community Engagement Scholars Program receive documentation of program completion on their academic transcripts. The program requires 400 hours of documented community work, 8 credits of service-learning courses, a series of reflection submissions based on program themes, and completion of a capstone course and an integrative community engagement project for a community partner organization.

www.servicelearning.umn.edu/cesp

General participation in community service activities is not recorded on the transcript outside of this program.


Does the institution provide incentives for employees to participate in community service (on- or off-campus)?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s employee community service initiatives:

The University of Minnesota Outstanding Community Service Awards recognize faculty, staff, students, and University-affiliated community partners who, by devoting their time, talents, and expertise to serve the public good, have made significant, demonstrable, and direct contributions to society's well-being. Award recipients receive an engraved statue, a monetary award, a special recognition ceremony and have their name hung on the Wall of Honor at the University's Campus Club in the Coffman Memorial Union building for a year.

http://engagement.umn.edu/ocsa


The website URL where information about the institution’s community service initiatives is available:

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