Community Engagement

Volunteer and Service Rewards Program

Community Engagement’s mission is to enhance the culture of service at CSUMB by providing a range of community service opportunities and reward excellence in community engagement. This program is designed to recognize students and student organizations for their dedication to service throughout their time at CSUMB.

Terms and Conditions

All service hours must be logged with Community Engagement the semester they were completed. Service hours not logged through Community Engagement will not be counted.

Service hours completed from the first day of the semester (fall and spring) to the last day of the semester (fall and spring) will be counted.

The final day to log service hours is the Friday before finals week. Any service hours completed after the submission deadline will count for the following semester.

Service Learning hours will not be counted.

Service hours will build off previous semester with the exception of summer and winter terms.

Hours logged during summer will count for fall term. Hours logged during winter break will count for spring term.

Individual Service Awards will be rewarded on a semester basis.

Group Service Awards will be annually and given before the end of the academic year.

Individual Service Reward Tier

Tier Hours Reward
Otter Award 10 T-shirt and tier sticker
Valley Green Award 20 Water bottle (name brand) and Tier Sticker
Bay Blue Award 50 Fancy Leather Notebook and Tier Sticker
Golden Sand Reward 100 Backpack, Certificate, and Tier Sticker
Platinum Award 200 CSUMB hoodie, certificate, Tier Sticker, and awarded at ceremony
Diamond Award 500+ Graduation cords, plaque, Tier Sticker, and awarded at ceremony

Group Service Reward Tier

Tier Hours Rewards (Tier Progression Stack Rewards)
Otter Group Award 10 Lanyards
Valley Green Group Award 20 50 free color prints
Bay Blue Group Award 30 100 free color prints & pizza party
Golden Sand Group Award 40 150 free color prints & tablecloth with group logo printed on it
Platinum Group Award 50 200 free color prints & plaque
Diamond Group Award 60+ Group T-shirt & trophy & $100 to next philanthropy event