Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.55
Liaison Amy Brunvand
Submission Date April 5, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Utah
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.55 / 5.00 Amy Brunvand
Librarian
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):
16,797

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):
8,169

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
48.63

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:
183,773

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
10.94

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Does the institution include community service achievements on student transcripts?:
No

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:

Bennion Center Faculty Development
The Bennion Center recognizes dedicated University of Utah faculty with several awards and grants, including the Bennion Center Public Service Professorship; the Distinguished Faculty Service Award; and Faculty Fellows. Public Service Professor for 2016-2017: Adrienne Cachelin, Environmental and Sustainability Studies.
URL: http://bennioncenter.org/faculty/development/awards.php

Campaign for our Community (Division of Human Resources)
Campaign For Our Community is an annual event to encourage staff and faculty to donate to organizations in our community that provide vital services to those with a critical need. Our charities include Community Health Charities of Utah, Community Shares/Utah, United Way of Salt Lake. Together, they include over 100 agencies.
URL: https://www.hr.utah.edu/cfoc/


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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SOURCES

Students enrolled for credit (Common Data Set B1). The figure is different from IC-3 because it is only full-Time Undergraduate students. Part time, continuing ed and graduate students are excluded.

Bennion Center Annual Report, 2014-15
Data on participants and hours.
URL: http://bennioncenter.org/about/2014-2015-annual-report.php

Students majoring in Environmental & Sustainability Studies are required to complete 3 credit hours (135 hours of work) of an advisor- approved internship. (For 2015, 57 ENVST grads x 135 hours = 7,695 hours)

Community Engaged Learning
CEL designation in semester Class Schedule indicates Community Engaged Learning for a course that, "Includes elements of both in-class and community based learning opportunities."
URL: http://bennioncenter.org/faculty/learning/

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.