Special Initiatives

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, launched in 2006, annually highlights the role colleges and universities play in solving community problems and placing more students on a lifelong path of civic engagement by recognizing institutions that achieve meaningful, measureable outcomes in the communities they serve.

The President's Honor Roll recognizes higher education institutions in four categories:

The 2015 Honor Roll application deadline was Tuesday May 5, 2015 All submitted applications are still in the review process. Winners will be announced early summer 2016.

The 2016 application is now open and is accessible here.  The deadline is Wednesday June 15, 2016 at 5:00 pm ET. 

Below are two resources to help you fill-in your application.  Please read both carefully: 

***Please note that there is an error in the application.  The service reported in the application should have taken place July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.

Mark your calendars for the following technical assistance support: 

  • Webinar - COMPLETED (Coming Soon - Slide Deck and Recording)
  • Conference Call #1 - COMPLETED
  • Conference Call #2 - Thursday June 9, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm ET -Call-In Number: 1-800-619-2655, Participant Code: 7271679

Please enjoy the video below about the President's Honor Roll:

Additional Honor Roll links:

President's Higher Education Honor Roll Updates

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3.1 Million Students
engaged in community service

118 Million Hours
of community service by students

$2.5 Billion
is the value of student community service

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