Volunteer Resources

Volunteers are encouraged to download our Volunteer Guidebook for information on programs and events, logging hours, awards, and frequently asked questions. You can also view all volunteer opportunities by logging into Cowbell Connect.

How to Link Your GivePulse Account and Cowbell Connect Video Tutorial

• Go to https://bit.ly/MSUGP
• Click ‘Log in’ (top-right corner)
• Click Log in via MyState (top of the list)
• Login with mystate Duo
• Click the drop-down arrow next to your name and select ‘Account’
• Within the left column, scroll down to ‘Link to Engage’
• Click ‘Sync my accounts’
• Proceed with permission to sync

How to Find Volunteer Opportunities Video Tutorial

• Login to mystate
• Click the green Cowbell Connect logo (top-right corner)
• Click the ‘SERVICE tab at the top
• Explore your options and click the volunteer opportunity that’s right for you
• Login with mystate Duo
• Click register

How to Log Your Service Experiences Video Tutorial 

• Login to mystate
• Click the green Cowbell Connect logo (top-right corner)
• Click the circle icon to view a drop-down list (top-right corner)
• Select ‘Experiences’
• Click the blue-button that says, ‘Add Experience’ and select ‘Service’
• Fill in in form to complete and submit!

How to Access your Co-Curricular Transcript Video Tutorial

BENEFITS OF HAVING A CO-CURRICULAR TRANSCRIPT:

A co-curricular transcript is a unique and intentional means of organizing your involvement and educational experiences outside of the classroom. These experiences on campus are most often reveal through being a member of a student organization, participating in service/volunteer opportunities, leadership programs, and training, honors engagement, etc. This transcript serves as a platform to tangibly show others how your skills, talents, and passions manifest as an addition to your academic successes.

HOW TO DOWNLOAD/PRINT YOUR CO-CURRICULAR TRANSCRIPT:
• Login to mystate
• Click the green Cowbell Connect logo (top-right corner)
• Click the circle icon to view a drop-down list (top-right corner)
• Click ‘Co-Curricular Transcript’
• Click ‘Print View/PDF’
• Click ‘Print’

What If I Don't Have A Car?

If you are in need of transportation to a work site, many of our community partners are located along the smart.msstate.edu shuttle routes. We also have an interactive map that shows our non-profit locations along the shuttle routes and it is available here:  https://mapsengine.google.com/map/edit?mid=zS8KvSxdW9Oc.kRkZCpv4vDSQ

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Can I get involved if I am a Distance student?

Absolutely! MSU offers numerous student services that are available to distance education students. Information on logging hours, finding a volunteer project in your area, and volunteer awards for Distance students are available on OrgSync