Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.07
Liaison Erin Akins
Submission Date March 5, 2020
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Saskatchewan
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.65 / 5.00 Matt Wolsfeld
Community Engagement Co-ordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):
22,234

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):
1,500

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
6.75

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:
100,000

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
4.50

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Does the institution include community service achievements on student transcripts?:
Yes

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):
Yes

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

While limited, the university does offer employees paid time off to engage in volunteer hours with some specific events throughout the year. The largest example of this is the university's Graduation Powwow, one of Saskatchewan's largest annual powwows held to honor and recognize Indigenous graduates from the university and secondary and post-secondary schools across the province. University employees are encouraged to volunteer with the event and are given permission to do so during work hours with no compensation penalties.


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Hours recorded are not reflective of the full extent of community service opportunities at the University of Saskatchewan, only those that were able to be verified. A central collection point for this data does not currently exist.

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.