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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 65.93
Liaison Srinivasan Raghavan
Submission Date Feb. 24, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Missouri
EN-12: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.84 / 5.00 Michael Burden
Sustainability Coordinator
MU Sustainability
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Number of students engaged in community service:
15,127

Total number of students :
36,376

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:
216,968

Does the institution include community service achievements on student transcripts?:
Yes

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

Students who serve 35 or more hours during the semester through the Office of Service-Learning may earn an "S" designation for service on their transcripts.


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:

Faculty and staff serve as leaders in global service initiatives offered through the Office of Service-Learning. In addition to being a facilitator for students, they provide direct service to communities alongside their students. Programs are offered in Ghana, Thailand, Ireland, Costa Rica, India, South Africa and Ecuador. If accepted, faculty and staff have their travel costs covered and receive a small stipend.


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

(Total hours do not include any hours students served through participation in athletics, student organizations, Greek Life, etc.)

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.