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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 68.58
Liaison Mary Ellen Mallia
Submission Date Jan. 15, 2016
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STARS v2.0

University at Albany
EN-12: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.23 / 5.00 Dan Butterworth
Program Director
Community Engagement
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Number of students engaged in community service:
7,126

Total number of students :
17,338

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

Total number of student community service hours contributed during a one-year period:
766,917

Does the institution include community service achievements on student transcripts?:
No

A brief description of the practice of including community service on transcripts, if applicable:

The University does not offer an official notification of community service on transcripts at this time. Students can obtain a co-curricular transcript through a self-reported system. Course codes will document experiential and engaged learning opportunities beginning in Spring 2016.


Does the institution provide incentives for employees to participate in community service (on- or off-campus)?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s employee community service initiatives:

The University has established an awards program honoring those that have engaged in exemplary community service and research. Faculty and staff report their community service hours via the end of year Faculty Research reports and self reporting system for staff.


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

The University was named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

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.