Student Organizations

There are many opportunities throughout the year for members of student organizations to practice and improve their leadership skills. Read below to learn more about available opportunities.


Executive Leadership Council Meetings

ELC meetings are held once a month or more, and provide an opportunity for students representing all active student organizations to come together and discuss upcoming events, as well as request event support as needed. ELC also provides the OSILD an opportunity to share any important information that student groups need to be aware of.

Remaining ELC meetings for the academic year are listed below:

September 13
October 4
October 25
November 15
December 6
January 24
February 14
March 6
April 3
April 24


Additional Programs

Each year, the OSILD offers a comprehensive Student Leader Welcome Back Dinner for all new and continuing campus student leaders. This orientation will focus on training student leaders to successfully work with their organizations and with each other.

The annual Leadership Summit provides an opportunity for students leaders to leave campus for a weekend and immerse themselves in a leadership curriculum. The Summit focuses on the personal and professional development of our student leaders.


EPT and Budgeting Workshops

All students who are responsible for planning events within their organization are required to attend an Event Planning Training, which includes and overview of applicable policies and procedures. Training sessions for 2019-2020 will be held on the following dates. All workshops will take place in the Fallon Room in the Student Center, unless otherwise noted.

Friday, September 27, 1-2pm
Tuesday, October 8, 4-5pm (Foster Room)
Wednesday, October 9, 2-3pm
Wednesday, January 29, 2-3pm
Tuesday, February 4, 4-5pm
Friday, February 7, 1-2pm

Budgeting workshops are mandatory for all student organization Treasurers and highly recommended for the organization President. Budgeting workshops cover the policies and procedures for processing bills, purchase orders, keeping the books, and depositing money. All workshops will take place in room 214 of the Student Center on the following dates:

Friday, September 13, 2pm
Tuesday, October 1, 3:30pm
Thursday, October 10, 3pm
Friday, January 24, 2pm
Tuesday, February 4, 3:30pm
Thursday, February 20, 3:30pm