Her work cleaning the streets of the city needs to be completed before her next court date on Nov. 4, reports New York's Daily News, noting that the 21-year-old, who never uttered a word in the courtroom, appeared before Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Jennifer Schecter flanked by her mother, Donna Hanover, and stepfather, Edwin Oster. Rudy Giuliani was not present.
The New York Post called the one day of service part of a plea deal in which the young adult admitted no guilt.
Afterward, Caroline did not respond to reporters' questions about her motive or her possible intention to apologize.
"We are not going to have a comment for the press," said her lawyer, Isabelle Kirshner.
Caroline is scheduled to be back at Harvard to begin classes on Wednesday. She is a theater major.