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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 58.11
Liaison Jennifer Kleindienst
Submission Date Dec. 1, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Wesleyan University
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.99 / 5.00 Cathy Lechowicz
Director, Center for Community Partnerships
Center for Community Partnerships
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):
3,390

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):
1,300

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
38.35

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:
28,500

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
8.41

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):
No

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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Wesleyan students are active volunteers, especially in the local schools. On average, they provide nearly 30,000 hours of community service each year. Over 50% of Wesleyan students are involved with community service activities during their four years on campus.

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.