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Community Service

Feinstein Enriching America Program

Salve Regina considers participation in community service a visible way to live the mission of the University. Students are required to serve at least 10 hours within the state of Rhode Island prior to graduation, allowing them to share their talents with those in need and learn more about themselves and the community they call home.

Community service can include working with children or the elderly, volunteering in a sports-oriented atmosphere or in local soup kitchens, helping with food drives, working with animals, tutoring, assisting with environmental projects and more.

The office maintains an extensive inventory of service opportunities and facilitates transportation to service sites. Projects not offered through the office must be approved before they can be considered appropriate for a community service experience.

The Feinstein Enriching America Program at Salve Regina is made possible through the generosity of Alan Shawn Feinstein and the Feinstein Foundation.

After-School Enrichment Program

This fall, the Office of Community Service and the McKillop Library will host an after-school enrichment program for fifth-graders at Thompson Middle School. The program is seeking student leaders to spend two hours each week - from 3:30-5:30 p.m. - working closely with these children to develop leadership skills and team building. The program will begin in late September and run for about nine weeks.

For more information, or to register for the program, email community.services@salve.edu by Friday, Sept. 14.

Service Tables

Students, faculty and staff are invited to meet local community partners and discuss upcoming service opportunities. Refreshments will be provided. Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP to community.services@salve.edu.

Service tables will be held in Wakehurst. The schedule for the fall 2018 semester is:

  • Thursday, Sept. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Monday, Sept. 24 from 2:30 p.m to 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 17 from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 13 from noon to 1 p.m.

Log Your Service Hours

Students must log their service hours online in order to receive their community service credit for graduation.

To log community service hours:

  • Log in to My Salve
  • Click "WebAdvisor for Students" and then "Community Service"
  • Click "Enter Your Feinstein Community Service Hours"
  • Complete your community service details and submit
  • Enter description and submit again to complete
  • Incomplete forms will not be accepted