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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.20
Liaison Meghan Chapple
Submission Date May 14, 2014
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STARS v1.2

George Washington University
PAE-22: Community Service Participation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.71 / 6.00 Shannon Ross
Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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The number of students engaged in community service:
7,987

Total number of students, which may exclude part-time, continuing education and/or non-credit students:
17,675

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

As part of GW's Ecosystems Enhancement Strategy, the university will increase the GW community's awareness of and engagement with regional and natural areas. This will be done through leveraging alternative breaks for service-learning projects, integrating sustainability principles into Freshman Day of Service, Martin Luther King Day of Service, and Earth Day, promoting and fostering internships in the region for students, and more.

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.