Maricopa Community Colleges

Chancellor’s Civic Leadership Medallion

All part-time and full-time students are eligible to earn the Chancellor’s Civic Leadership Medallion. To earn the medallion, a student must earn 100 points for qualifying civic leadership activities. Below are 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 Center for Civic Participation (CCP). Students must provide documentation or some proof or evidence of completion of activities to earn points towards the medallion.

Program Objective

To highlight and promote student accomplishments related to effective civic participation and leadership as a central goal and function of higher education.

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the award, students 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.

Students will be deemed ineligible for the award if they 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 their point accrual period. Activities will not be considered for points, and students may be considered ineligible for the award, if they 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 your Student Life office send it to us via inter-campus mail:

MCCCD Center for Civic Participation
2411 W. 14th St., Tempe, AZ  85281

Have a faculty or student life representatives submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf to the Center for Civic Participation at

  • Completed, signed application form
  • Documentation provided for each activity (OR contact info listed for appropriate verification official)
  • Letter of recommendation submitted by faculty 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 semester during which the student wishes to receive the award:

  • Spring 2014 Semester – ALL materials must be received by Monday, April 21, 2014.