Here are basic things organizations should do to be successful and active at JCU!

New Organizations

  1. Encourage your members to join your group on Lobo Link.
  2. Complete your organization’s profile on Lobo Link.
  3. Review the resources on this and the Office of Student Activities website.
  4. Become familiar with the funding guidelines and policies for the Student Organization Budget Board.
  5. Set an organization meeting time and stick to it!
  6. Delegate to members and make them feel included.
  7. Keep your advisor in the loop.
  8. Ask questions!

Recognized Organizations

January

  1. Attend the Cultural Student Organization Workshop: Saturday to Sunday, January 1/18 and 1/19.
  2. Attend the iLead program: Saturday, January 25.
  3. Set up a consistent meeting time schedule.  Post these up in the CSDI Lounge.
  4. Share yearly goals with advisor and CSDI.
  5. Put SOBB meetings and other deadlines on your calendar.

February

  1. Consider hosting a pre-midterm CSDI Lounge Study Jam session.
  2. Consider applying for the Diversity Programming Fund.  Click here for the application.

March

  1. Mid-year check up – are you achieving your goals?
  2. Update your advisor and CSDI with your progress.
  3. Complete reports as necessary (e.g. Late Night Programming Grant Event report).

April

  1. Attend the Multicultural Recognition Program: Friday, April 25.
  2. Hold elections for new President, VP, Financial Officer, Secretary, and Marketing/PR positions.
  3. Consider hosting a CSDI Lounge Study Jam session pre-finals week.

August/September

  1. Update your organization’s profile on Lobo Link (includes membership roster and constitution).
  2. Recruit new members at the Student Involvement Fair (early Sept): Friday, September 12
  3. Invite new members to join your group on Lobo Link.

October/November

  1. Submit nominations for the “Of the Year” awards.
  2. Consider applying for a Late Night Programming Grant. Click here for application.
  3. Consider applying for a Mandel Foundation Grant.
  4. Hold elections for new President, VP, Financial Officer, Secretary, and Marketing/PR positions.

November/December

  1. Complete organization election as outlined in your constitution.

Visit the Office of Student Activities for more information.