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Get involved with a student organization!

Looking to join a student organization? Or maybe you want to start your own? Find information below that can help you create, manage, and develop your student organization.

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Policies affecting student organizations

There are policies that affect the creation and management of registered student organizations. Every organization needs a constitution. More...

Funding Resources

There are a number of ways for a student organization to receive funding. Examples include:Collecting money from members (dues) Dues may be collected ...

Hosting An Event

Student Organizations can host an event as long as they have the proper approvals before the event takes place.Any of the following constitutes an eve...

Housing Solicitation Policies

Many policies exist regarding solicitation in the Residence Halls on the UI campus. It is important to review these policies before printing or creati...

How to Spend Money

Based on how and what you are buying, there are different options:1) You may request to use Student Organization Business Office (SOBO)’s credit card ...

IMU Sponsorship

In order for your organization to be considered for an IMU Sponsorship please consider the following:To be considered, an application must be submitte...

ListServ Information & UI Email Address

Student Organizations have the ability to apply for a ListServ to use to communicate by email to their organization membership. To learn more about Li...

Making Donations

Student organizations are allowed to donate funds to charities or other causes. Fundraisers held for these causes should follow the event planning pro...

Mass Email

Registered Student Organizations are allowed to send TWO Mass Emails each semester. The link can be found here: https://apps.its.uiowa.edu/massmail2/b...

Off Campus Bank Accounts

Student organizations are NOT ALLOWED to have bank accounts off campus! All student organization transactions must be processed through the Student Or...