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Awards & Certifications

President's Volunteer Service Award

Available to all BYU students, this award offers bronze, silver, and gold awards. Students ages 25 or younger (US citizens and permanent residents) can receive the gold award by performing 250 hours of service in one year. For more information go to To be certified by the Center, contact Heidi Goodsell at (801) 422-4540 or

BYU Service Certification

Offered to all BYU students who take StDEV 290: Learning through Service, perform 100 hours of community service, and devise a capstone project which benefits a community service program or agency. A white graduation stole is awarded upon completion. For more information or to enroll in this program, contact Heidi Goodsell at (801) 422-4540 or

The Utah Lt. Governor's Volunteer Recognition Certificate

Offered to BYU students who demonstrate exemplary volunteer service to their Utah community over an extended period of time. All submissions must be accompanied by a narrative statement and should be no longer than 250 words. To be nominated, contact Heidi Goodsell at (801) 422-4540 or