Here is a list of items that the Student Organization Budget Board will not fund:

  • Food for meetings (i.e., pizza, pop, etc.) or for events that are exclusively for members of an organization. However, food that is an integral part of an event that is open to the campus can receive funding.
  • Recruitment activities – meetings or events that are solely to increase or solicit the membership of an organization including supplies and food.
  • Printing costs will not be funded when the printing can be done at a John Carroll computer/printer or with the Student Union copier, both of which are free of charge to student organizations.
  • Internal Publications – such as directories.
  • Alcohol, drugs, or other illegal substances.
  • Fundraisers, whether to benefit the organization or a charitable cause.
  • Individual member or organizational member dues.
  • No T-shirts, uniforms, or other apparel items that are for members of an organization, the organization to keep as a whole, or for fundraising purposes.
  • The payment of salaries of non-John Carroll members will also not be funded, including advisors, directors, trainers, etc.
  • Awards, trophies, or certificates.
  • Induction ceremonies.
  • Clean-up costs of maintenance/cleaning service for Atrium windows.
  • Cost of linens or firewood at university-owned retreat facilities.
  • Insurance deductibles or other costs associated with the damage of university vehicles.
  • Advisor expenses will not be covered by SAF money.
  • Other unforeseen items, as necessary, at the discretion of the Student Organization Review Board and Office of Student Activities.