The Silver Cord is a distinguished graduation award available to Urbandale High School seniors who volunteer a specific number of hours during each year of high school.  Upon completion of hours, participants will receive a Silver Cord to wear on their robes at graduation in recognition of their achievements. The purpose of the Silver Cord program is to encourage students to experience the joy of giving back to their community and to be recognized for their efforts.

Each student needs 160 hours of volunteer service by May 1 of their graduation year.

Please see the important forms below:

Silver Cord Registration form

UHS SC Hours Verification Form (2)

Pre-approved organizations, click here

Please visit the link below for lots of Silver Cord information and volunteer opportunities:

Click here for new volunteer opportunities and to visit our Silver Cord Facebook site. Parents, make sure to like and follow so you can share information with your student!

Please return your completed verification forms to the Urbandale High School Office OR email to . Students have 90 days from the last service date on the form to turn it in.

Each month, UCAN staff and volunteers will record your hours. You will receive a verification email periodically with an update on your hours.

To check your hours, review your class list of Silver Cord participants and accumulated hours,  visit this website:

Want to submit a volunteer opportunity for the Urbandale Silver Cord Program?

Please use this form: Silver Cord Volunteer request form 2018