Community service is considered as one of the principles of higher education at Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University, Jakarta. Such service is rated as one of tasks where institutions, lecturers, employees, and students are required to accomplish.
On student level, the service is taken as a component to assess study completion. Therein, the Faculty/Department/Study Program has an authority to place it into curriculum. In this regard, community service as a course may include community service program, social work, and field work or alike, and is weighted for about 2 to 4 credit points. In addition, it may be practically constructed as structured, group or independent activities and/or equivalent/ credit transfer activities. In the process, the technical implementation of the community service is coordinated by the Center for Community Service (Lembaga Pengabdian Masayarakat/PPM) at Center for Research and Community Service (Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian Masayarakat/LP2M), along with the Faculty/Department/Study Program.