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

Please use this form: Silver Cord Volunteer request form 2018

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.

Silver Cord Registration form

To earn a Silver Cord, students need to complete to complete the following by May 1 of their graduation year:

Graduating class of 2018 150 total volunteer hours
Graduating class of 2019 160 total volunteer hours
Graduating class of 2020 160 total volunteer hours
Graduating class of 2021 160 total volunteer hours

For  a copy of the Hours Verification form, UHS SC Hours Verification Form

For a list of pre-approved organizations, click here

Click here for new volunteer opportunities


Please return your completed verification forms to the Urbandale High School Office. Each month, UCAN staff and volunteers will record your hours. You will receive a verification email periodically with an update on your hours.


Students,    to review your class list of Silver Cord participants and accumulated hours,  click on your appropriate class year:


Class of 2018

Class of 2019

Class of 2020

Class of 2021


Add this mobile app to your phone to access hours for yourself and classmates.   Great way to see how your volunteer work is “stacking up” compared to other students at Urbandale High School!     http://cs.urbandaleschools.com/~silver

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