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Service & Volunteer Hour Tracking

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For questions about using this site, please contact us at leadershipandservice@utk.edu
Did you know that over 460,000 volunteer hours have been logged over the past six years? Congratulations UT students and thank you for your service!

Complete the form below to log your service & volunteer hours. Our office defines community service as "action taken to meet the needs of others and to better the community as a whole" (Campus Compact, 1998). These hours can include forms of community service & volunteerism that occur both on and off campus.

The following activities CAN be logged for service hours:
     • Tutoring
     • Service-learning activities that take place outside of the classroom
     • Providing pro bono professional and/or medical services
     • Volunteering at a hospital, animal shelter, childcare facility, or other educational and non-profit agencies
     • Bipartisan political activities (i.e. working a voter registration drive)
     • Service opportunities within our office:
         - Alternative Break trips
         - VolServe
         - Service done at an Ignite session
         - Sign up to Serve calendar

The following activities CANNOT be logged for service hours:
     • Any activity for which you received payment or compensation
     • General student organization/club activities (i.e. tabling, recruitment events)
     • Fundraisers
     • Court ordered or sanctioned service
     • Leadership positions held within organizations or campus departments

Some key tips in logging service & volunteer hours:
1. Complete the tracking form for each day you serve.
2. Volunteer hours logged more than one month past the date of service will not be collected and the only method of collection supported by the Center for Leadership & Service is via this online database.
3. Make any edits to your hours served by logging in and using your dashboard.
4. Please also contact leadserve@utk.edu if you logged any hours prior to August 1, 2015 that are not present on your dashboard. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but can manually verify and enter those hours on your behalf if they were entered into our previous system.
5. To request confirmation of your service hours login using your netid and password and use the "request confirmation" button on your dashboard. All requests for service hour confirmations will be addressed within ten business days.

Our Way of Saying Thank You: Students with 100 confirmed, logged hours prior to graduation will receive a Service Medallion to wear during their commencement exercises, to commemorate their selfless service to our community. To request your Service Medallion distinction once your hours have totaled 100 or more please login using your netid and password and use the "request confirmation" button on your dashboard. All requests for service hour confirmations will be addressed within ten business days. Please note, requests for medallions must be received no later than three weeks prior to your commencement date, however we encourage students to submit these requests as soon as your hours are reached.


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