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Co-Curricular Record

Co-Curricular Record

What is the Co-Curricular Record?

Vancouver Island University is committed to student success and learning through experience. The Co-Curricular Record (CCR) encourages you to experience more holistic academic and career development by building upon your accumulating skills and experiences. CCR aims at giving you a practical experience to learn, which will in turn build and recognize your employability skills.

 

Your CCR is your non-academic transcript. The CCR recognizes both paid and volunteer experiences. Submit your CCR reflection in a matter of minutes and get credit for your campus experiences. You can access your CCR through VIU’s Co-Curricular Involvement App.

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Sign Up

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To access your Co-Curricular Record, you must login to VIU’s Co-Curricular Involvement Dashboard. You can login through our desktop version or mobile version with your student computer account.  Download the app via the App Store or Google Play. Click this video to learn more!

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Submit your CCR activity reflection and get recognized today! Search for your activity position within the Opportunity Directory and then submit your reflection in a matter of minutes. Build your non-academic transcript today! Click this video to learn more!

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A non-academic transcript.

Increase your employability by providing your CCR transcript with your resume and cover letter!

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Benefits of the Co-Curricular Record

There are many benefits of having your Official Co-Curricular Record at VIU. This non-academic transcript can be used to support your pathway to graduate school, employment and can be used for applications related to scholarships/awards.

For Students

  • Co-Curricular engagement and a holistic university experience contributes to student success

  • Students can emphasize their Co-Curricular Record in interviews for graduate programs and career aspirations

  • Engaging in opportunities to develop VIU’s Graduate Attributes helps students develop and articulate relevant knowledge and skills that can be demonstrated to employers and for applications/awards

  • Provides a platform for students to involve themselves within the community

  • Students receive recognition for their commitment to co-curricular learning

  • Enhances student self-awareness and develops professional competencies

  • Students can share their CCR on LinkedIn through VIU's Co-Curricular Involvement App

For Faculty & Staff

  • Officially facilitates and records opportunities for experiential learning outside the classroom that is relevant to their respective academic areas

  • The CCR program at VIU provides faculty and staff an opportunity to support and recognize their students’ non-credit experiential learning

  • To promote student engagement in their activities

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Your co-curricular dashboard.

Click the link below to access your very own personalized co-curricular dashboard!

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Criteria and the Validation Process

Activities recognized on the CCR must be approved by one of the University’s evaluation committees and they must meet the following minimum criteria:

 
  1. The activity must be affiliated to the University through the sponsorship of a member of the University’s faculty or staff.

  2. Successful completion of the activity must be validated by a recognized faculty/staff validator.

  3. The learning developed through participation in the activity must be intentionally associated with at least one of VIU’s Graduate Attributes.

  4. Students must demonstrate goal-setting and intentional, active, and reflective learning throughout their engagement in the activity.

  5. Students must complete a minimum of 15 hours for each position activity.

  6. Non-academic credit can be recorded on the CCR.

How do I use my CCR Transcript?

Get your official transcript for your non-academic engagement at VIU by filling in your CCR reflections. Use this non-academic transcript to; increase your employability by providing your CCR with your resume and cover letter; share it on LinkedIn and let employers be aware of your skills; attach your CCR for scholarship and graduate applications; apply it to your reference letter and add value to your resume!

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For more information, please visit us on Facebook or email us at ccr@viu.ca.