Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.54
Liaison Jim Walker
Submission Date March 2, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Texas at Austin
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.05 / 5.00 Jim Walker
Director of Sustainability, Financial, and Administrative Services
University Operations
"---" 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:
40,804

Number of students engaged in community service:
34,225

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
83.88

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

Total number of student community service hours contributed annually:
242,187

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
5.94

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:

Community-based learning (service-learning) is included in the university's Tenure and Promotion guidelines, meaning that faculty engaged in this pedagogy may seek credit during their tenure review.

Employees at the university are able to participate in State Employee Charitable Campaign, which enables them to make monetary contributions to over 500 charitable organizations in the state. Employees and employees who are Texas Exes also participate in The Project. All employees have access to the volunteer database at the university.


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:
1,500

Website URL where information about the institution’s community service programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
---

DDCE - 224184 hours, 34000 students engaged
Texas Orange Jackets - 1200 hours, 55 members
Habitat - 2960 hours
Texas APO - 13843 hours, 170 members
TOTAL Hours: 242187
Total Student Engaged in Service : 34225

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.