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Departmental Requirements

Departmental Requirements

Exercise Physiology

Community Service Guidelines

All Exercise Physiology Students requires 25 hours of community service for each academic year in the program.   As you complete your community service, you must log your hours in  iServe no longer than 6 months after the completion of the hours.  

Click here to see examples of approved and non-approved volunteer opportunities.

Occupational Therapy

All students are required to independently complete at least 50 hours of community service during the time enrolled in the Division of Occupational Therapy in order to be eligible for graduation.  Beginning in 2017, students are required to document these hours on the WVU iServe portal:

The goal of this requirement is to foster civic responsibility, to enhance the hands-on learning experiences of the student, and to assist the student in identifying and meeting health and social needs of the community.

Additional Information

  • The volunteer may not be paid or compensated in any way during the placement
  • The service must be supervised and provided in a safe environment that promotes learning for the volunteer.  Volunteers may not be directly supervised by family members.
  • Activities must be completed through iServe with a non-profit, public, faith-based or governmental organization approved by the WVU Center for Community Engagement. Students may complete service with an organization not listed in iServe, but should consult the CCE team first for approval.

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