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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 Silver
Overall Score 56.68
Liaison Jeanne Gulnick
Submission Date July 18, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Saint Joseph's College - ME
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.35 / 5.00 Kimberly Post
Community-Based Learning Director
Community-Based Learning
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):
1,995

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):
961

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
48.17

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:
18,012

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
9.03

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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:

Annually, all faculty, staff, and administrators participate in paid service days. Faculty and staff are also encouraged to participate in annual service trips to Haiti and Guatemala and are recognized for their service. Service is recognized in merit compensation and tenure consideration.


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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We currently have no way of tracking online students' community service so we can't account for 52% of our FT student body.

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.