Frequently Asked Questions
If you have any questions about the DVD Program please contact Dr. Fadhel Kaboub at firstname.lastname@example.org or 740-587-6315.
The Denison Community Association (DCA) and the John W. Alford Center for Service Learning are available to help students find socially productive work.
5% of the student’s total grade
Contact Professor Kaboub for information on how you can save enough DVDs for your retirement.
Yes – as long as the work provided is aimed at serving the broader community (e.g. soup kitchen) rather than promoting a particular political or religious message.
No, tax changes will not change in the middle of the semester. Denison University reserves the right to increase or decrease taxes in the future and may also devalue the DVD currency.
A Student Volunteer Form is required for each time a student performs community service.
Yes – The DVD program will instigate conversations on GDP, money, taxes, bonds, interest rates, government deficit, national debt, exchange rates, etc.
DVDs are retrieved by bringing completed Student Volunteer Forms to the DVD Department of Treasury at 212 Higley Hall. The Treasurer, Judy Thompson, is available to help you get your DVDs.
DVD taxes are due to the professors (IRS) by the end of the semester.
Yes – Professors will give you a Tax Receipt, which you should keep for your record.
No – The DVD administration will only accept DVDs in payment of taxes. Students may create an exchange rate for the DVD currency and trade DVDs for other forms of currency.
No – But this might be possible in the future if the DVD project "gains currency".
Probably not, but you can always check with the bookstore and the snack bar.
Probably not, but you can always check with your bank.
DVD bonds in the amount of 50, and 100 can be bought and interest can be earned on that amount. Check the DVD website for current interest rates.
Yes – a market for DVD bonds can be created to match buyers and sellers of DVD assets.
Students with a surplus of DVDs have the opportunity to contribute a minimum of 2,000 DVDs in an Economics DVD Retirement Plan! After students “retire” (graduate from Denison) they will receive a check every semester in the amount of 300 DVDs, which can then be used to “hire” current Denison students to work with them in their favorite non-profit organization.
No – any Denison student is able to participate in the DVD program!
A minimum of 2,000 DVDs is required to open a retirement account.
Once retired, alumni will receive a check in the amount of 300 DVDs per semester.
Yes – special accommodation will be made for students who are unable to do community service off campus, however, we highly encourage students to go out into the community to earn DVDs.
Yes – special accommodation will be made to facilitate student participation in community service. Contact the DVD administration for more detail.