Community Service 100 - Summer Session 2014
Students interested in completing the community service requirement over the summer must register for CMSV 100-01 for Term 5 by coming to the Hagen Center once Summer Registration starts on April 14th.
Students registered for the CMSV 100 course must attend an Orientation Thursday, May 1st at 5:00 p.m. in 201 Shouvlin Center. Students who enroll in the course after May 1st will sign up for a make-up Orientation when they register for the course.
The intent of the requirement is to have students serve within the Springfield/Clark County community, and primarily with one of the partner sites listed on the Community Service Opportunities List. If a student wants to pursue a service experience that is not on the Opportunities List, then they must fill out a Self-design proposal. When reviewing the proposal, the Director of Community Service will consider if a similar opportunity can be offered in the local community, if the service meets the guidelines for CMSV 100, and if the experience allows the student to achieve the desired outcomes of CMSV 100.
Although students register for Term 5, they have between May 19th and August 24th to complete their service hours.
Summer registration for CMSV 100-01 carries the presumption that the student will be enrolling in the Fall '14 semester since completion requires attending a mandatory reflection session on Tuesday, August 26th from 5-6pm in 105 Shouvlin (at the reflection, students will also turn in all necessary paperwork for the course).
When Term 5 ends on August 1st students will receive a NR (no report) grade for CMSV 100 and this grade will be changed to a Satisfactory grade once all requirements of CMSV 100 are successfully completed.
There is no fee to register for CMSV 100 since the course is 0-credit.
The add deadline for CMSV 100-01 is Friday, May 23rd.
The last day to drop with a 'W' grade is June 27th.
Participation in a service immersion experience offered during break times must be sponsored by a Wittenberg organization/department. For an immersion experience to count for CMSV 100, it must also offer participants who want to use this experience to complete their community service requirement an engagement experience in the local community (this experience is coordinated by Community Service and the leader of the SI experience, is a minimum of 3 hours, and in most cases should be completed prior to the trip). The 2014 field studies to Lesotho and Cuba are approved for CMSV 100 (a separate CMSV 100 Orientation will be offered to these students on March 23rd and International Education will register students for the CMSV 100 course).
Questions? Contact Community Service, Hagen Center, 723 N. Fountain Ave, 937-327-7523 or Kristen Collier, Director of Community Service, firstname.lastname@example.org.