You are eligible, all full- and part-time students, to earn the Chancellor’s Civic Leadership Medallion. To earn the medallion, a student must earn 100 points for qualifying civic leadership activities. Below you will find some examples of applicable activities with potential point awards indicated for each. Other activities not listed here may also be eligible for points upon the determination of the Office of Community Engagement. Students must provide documentation or some proof or evidence of completion of activities to earn points towards the medallion.
To highlight and promote student accomplishments related to effective civic participation and leadership as a central goal and function of higher education.
To be considered for the award, you must document and accumulate points for eligible civic leadership activities. Additional activities may be considered for point awards on a case by case basis, see Other Applicable Activities.
Please be aware: You will be deemed ineligible for the award if you are found to have engaged in unethical or illegal activities in the course of their academic or community activities, or if they are convicted of a felony offense during the duration of your point accrual period. Activities will not be considered for points, and you may be considered ineligible for the award, if you are found to have engaged in egregious discriminatory behavior or harassment of others based on an individual or group’s age, race, national origin, religious or political beliefs, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, physical disability or other protected class defined by the MCCCD non-discrimination policy.
Application Process & Deadline
Fill out the Medallion Application as completely as possible, print it out and sign it. Submit documentation for each of the activities you listed in the order they appear on your application. Mail or deliver the application and documentation to the following address, or have it sent to us via inter-campus mail from your campus' Student Life Office or Center for Civic and Global Engagement.
MCCCD Office of Community Engagement
2411 W. 14th St.,
Tempe, AZ 85281
- Review application examples
- Complete and sign application form
- Provide documentation for each activity (OR contact information listed for appropriate verification official)
- Submit letter of recommendation by faculty member or student life representative
Applications for the Chancellor’s Civic Leadership Medallion may be accepted at any time, but must be received prior to the deadline for the academic year:
- Spring 2018 Semester – All materials must be received by Friday, April 13, 2018
The awards are celebrated at the Chancellor's Civic Leadership Medallion Luncheon on Thursday, May 3, 2018.