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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 Bronze
Overall Score 29.52
Liaison Stephen Pepper
Submission Date Sept. 25, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Illinois Institute of Technology
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.16 / 5.00 Stephen Pepper
Assistant Director of Sustainability
Office of Campus Energy & Sustainability
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):
5,911

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):
132

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
2.23

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:
5,215

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
0.88

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):
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A brief description of the institution’s employee community service initiatives:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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A majority of community service at IIT is through the Greek system, and 6 of the 10 fraternities and sororities reported their community service hours, with 4890 hours performed during the 2017-2018 school year. The number of individuals who participated was not reported. Student Life also reported that 325 hours of service were performed by 132 students during the fall semester of 2017.

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.