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Student Services

Hour Republic Instructions

HOW DO I ACCESS “HOUR REPUBLIC”?

  • Click on the D2L link

D2L

  • Log on to your D2L account using your DSBN username & password

  • Click on the Hour Republic link on your D2L homepage (if this is your first time logging in, you will need to register…click on the Register button and provide the requested information and then click on Sign Up.

  • You will now see your Volunteer Dashboard

WHAT CAN I DO FROM THE “HOUR REPUBLIC” VOLUNTEER DASHBOARD?

  • Submit your community involvement hours via Add Hours (see next section)

  • Search for Volunteer Opportunities

  • Download your Volunteer Summary Report (useful for scholarship & employment applications)

  • View the DSBN’s Community Involvement Guidelines

HOW DO I SUBMIT MY COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT HOURS?

  • The process is completed entirely online…however, you may want to use the worksheet available in the guidance office to organize the information prior to doing so

  • On your Volunteer Dashboard, click on the Add Hours button

  • Enter the contact information for the organization that you volunteered for (Name of Organization, Contact Name, Contact Email, Contact Phone)

  • Explain what you did in your community involvement activity in the Description of Community Involvement field

  • Select Skills Learned and click on all those that apply

  • Enter the start and end dates of your activity

  • Enter the total number of hours that you volunteered

  • If you are sure that all of the above information is correct, you should now click the box to verify and then click on Submit…your parents/guardians and the organization contact will both receive an email and will be asked to verify your hours

  • Upon verification by your parents/guardians and the organization and subsequent confirmation by the Guidance Department, your record of community hours will be updated and your next final report card will show the total hours completed to date.

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

Please visit our Community Involvement webpage by going to https://gfess.dsbn.org/ and clicking on the Student Services link.