Excellence in Service recognizes graduates who promote service to the community while maintaining academic excellence.
Honorees will be awarded a certificate and service honor cord to be worn at graduation. Additionally, the Excellence in Service recognition will be noted on the students' transcripts and diplomas.
- Graduating senior in a bachelor's degree program;
- Grade-point average of 3.5 or higher at the time of graduation application;
- Contribution of a minimum 300 hours of service to a non-profit community organization(s) during college career. (Note: Qualifying education institutions must be Title I)
The CIC will send each graduating senior with a GPA of 3.5 or higher who has registered for graduation by the published university deadline a letter inviting them to apply for the Excellence in Service recognition.
Invited graduating seniors will complete the online Excellence in Service Application.
If the applicant's service hours are not already documented in the CIC, she/he is responsible for submitting documentation of the completed service hours. Documentation of service hours must include copies of time logs or letters of verification that are signed by the supervisor at the organization(s) where the applicant has served in the last three years.