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Co-Curricular Experiences Database

Are you running an activity (event, club, group, workshop, volunteer opportunity, etc.) and want to get it included in the Co-Curricular Experiences database so students can get recognition for participating? Here’s how you can determine if your activity is eligible and if so, how to get it in the database.

Why Should Your Group Seek Inclusion in the Co-Curricular Experiences Database?

  • It gives the members an official means of being recognized for their leadership contributions at Laurier.
  • It increases each member’s dedication to the group as they will want the best learning experience possible.
  • It supports the learning that each member does as part of their participation.
  • It contributes to an enhanced culture of student involvement.

Criteria for Recognition on the Laurier Experience Record

Activities must meet all three of the criteria below to be eligible for Experience Record recognition.

How to Get an Activity Included in the Co-Curricular Experiences Database

Assuming your activity meets the criteria for inclusion, there are three simple steps to getting it added to the database.

  1. Complete the Activity Recognition Application Form.
  2. The Experience Record Co-ordinator reviews application to ensure meaningful and purposeful programming.
  3. Activity is added to database and remains online provided that all validation timelines are met are achieved.

Timeline

September to February

  • Experience Record administrators connect with every student, faculty or staff member who validates each activity listed in the database.
  • Using the application for recognition, validators identify the anticipated competencies for their programming. This is completed for each position independently.

January to mid-April

  • Students must log in and add positions through the Co-Curricular Experiences module by mid April.

April

  • Requests for CCR recognition are forwarded to the validator for approval.

May to August

  • Staff and students will review the information collected regarding both the anticipated and actual competencies. 
  • The information collected will be used for the upcoming academic year to support validators in developing programming and training to maximize learning for all involved students.