Get Recognition for Your Service
More employers and graduate programs are seeking evidence of involvement beyond the classroom. The CSP offers you the
opportunity to add value to your Resume by giving you experience in leadership and community service in a wide range of situations.
For students who started at IU Fall
2005 or later:
You community service is not able to count towards your General Honors
Notation (see details
However upon request during the semester in which you will graduate the
Hutton Honors College will issue you a formal
"Certificate of Recognition" documenting the level of
volunteer contribution you have given, as recorded on the your CSP
These hours do not have to be undertaken locally but must still serve a
primarily welfare/social need and be off-campus.
To request this "Certificate of Recognition", email the CSP Interns asking
them to prepare your certificate one month prior to your graduation.
For students who started at IU before Fall
Your community service involvement can count towards your General
Honors Notation. Click here to read about the
Failure to meet these limitations or check with CSP staff could disquality those hours.
This involvement must be off campus and assist the
Bloomington Community meet
some welfare/social need within Monroe County (ie: not for IU students or
promoting a political/religious cause). If the event is purely
fundraising, check with the CSP Interns before assuming it will count.
Checking Your CSP Database Record
Please go to the
CSP Interactive Page
to check the official record of your volunteer hours.
Find your record by entering the last 5 digits of your IU Student
Questions, comments or corrections relating to your community service can be directed to the CSP Interns or
email Lisa Bluder,
Coordinator of Student Programs.
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