Excellence in Civic Engagement Medallion of Distinction

Serve your community and get recognized for it! If you have volunteered in the community while you're a student at FIU, you may be eligible for the Excellence in Civic Engagement Medallion of Distinction.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Undergraduate: 200 hours of community service documented on Co-Curricular Record, minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at time of application
  • Undergraduate (transfer): 100 hours of community service documented on Co-Curricular Record, minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at time of application
  • Graduate: 100 hours of community service documented on Co-Curricular Record, minimum 3.5 GPA at time of application

Deadlines

  • Summer '17: July 14, 2017
  • Fall '17: November 17, 2017
  • Spring ’18: April 13 , 2018
  • Summer ’18: July 13, 2018

Tracking & Application Process

  1. Log in to your OrgSync account at orgsync.com . If you do not have an account your first step will be to create one.
  2. Click on My Profile
  3. Choose Involvement
  4. Click on the top right corner on the green tab named "Add involvement entry"
  5. Fill out the information required in the involvement entry " For the Service Medallion of Distinction the correct learning outcome would be community involvement & service learning
  6. Check the show on full involvement history on each of the involvement entry forms you complete
  7. Click the submit involvement entry tab and your entry will be recorded
  8. Please note that for every activity you list, OrgSync will send an automatic e-mail to the reference person you list on the involvement entry and they will need to confirm that you completed those service hours with their agency.
  9. Once you have submitted all the entries that you would like to have on your co-curricular record, click REPORTS button on the left on the involvement page to request your Co-Curricular Record. Please note that your application will not be processed until you complete this step.
  10. The final step will be to complete the application for the service medallion. Students should only complete the application if they are in their semester of graduation, otherwise the student will need to reapply in their actual semester of graduation.

To complete your application click on the Center for Leadership and Service (CLS) Programs portal on the the OrgSync homepage, click on forms, and complete the Civic Engagement Medallion of Distinction application.

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Fax 305-348-6991

cls@fiu.edu

Student Office, MMC
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