Resources below are sorted by outcomes from the Student Organization Success Framework. Use the links in the menu to navigate directly to related resources with an outcome, or peruse the while page by scrolling. Reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about resources or suggestions for something you'd like to see in this list.
Not one of the 19 success outcomes in the Student Organization Success Framework, but registration is a major component of operating a student organization on campus. Student organizations are required to complete registration annually. For more information on the process and requirements, visit the Registration page.
Student Organization Management System Tutorial Videos
Other Registration Resources
- Use this in reviewing or creating your constitution. Feel free to copy as much as you'd like from the sample document.
Live Training Session Content (for reference only, must be completed in-person to receive credit)
Online Module Training Content (for reference only, must be completed in the Student Org Management System to receive credit)
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Leadership Capacity and Confidence
Student Leadership Advocates
: Request services like personality inventories or etiquette dinners to increase leadership skills for your members.
: Enroll in a course to improve your leadership skills (for example, ESHESA 2575 Student Org Leadership).
: Attend an assortment of open workshops designed to improve leadership regardless of where you are in your leadership journey.
: Nominate a member for an award to encourage them to see their own success with your organization.
For more information on being successul in Leadership Capacity and Confidence, click here.
Social Perspective Taking
Student Mediation Program
: Help your organization maturely navigate interpersonal conflicts by requesting mediation services.
For more information on being successful in Social Perspective Taking, click here.
Student Wellness Center
: Request a presentation for your members from Wellness Ambassadors on a variety of important topics.
Intramural Sport Programs
: Consider creating a team for your organization to compete in an intramural sport for some great team-building.
For more information on being successful in Wellness, click here.
Purpose and Goals
: Setting goals are required for registration. The President Training session reviews the importance of having a strong purpose tied to goals.
For more information on being successful in Purpose and Goals, click here.
Membership Recruitment and Retention
Autumn and Spring Involvement Fairs
: Sign up your organization to attend one of the university's largest events designed to connect students to meaningful involvement experiences.
: Recognize your members and your organization's efforts. Recognition is one of the main pillars of retention.
For more information on being successful in Membership Recruitment and Retention, click here.
Budgeting and Financial Management
: This training covers the expectations and processes related to being a student org treasurer.
For more information on being successful in Budgeting and Financial Management, click here.
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Fundraising and Philanthropy
: This training covers the expectations and processes related to being a treasurer, which includes managing a budget and financial goals.
: Use Ohio State's crowdfunding platform to fundraise for your organization.
For more information on being successful in Fundraising and Philanthropy, click here.
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Temporary Advertising Policy
: Review the general guidelines on how to post information. Be sure to check the policies for various methods and buildings through which you are advertising.
Keith B Key Center
: Call or walk into the KBK Resource Room on the 2nd floor of the Ohio Union to reserve a recurring or one-time space.
Buckeye Events Network
: Request space for free for your outdoor program by logging in and requesting under your organization's name.
: Browse a variety of Ohio State venues for large events and submit a general request for your event date to receive options.
: Submit a request via Recreational Sports for a variety of unique recreational spaces.
: Consider hosting your event via a University Housing space, which is free and can be requested per semester. These spaces are not intended for recurring meetings.
TDAI in Pomerene Hall
: There are special student org rates for each of their spaces, including free reservations for their small meeting huddle rooms.
General Event Resources
Coca-Cola Product List
: Be aware of permitted beverages to distribute at your on-campus events. Note: Competitors to Coca-Cola are not permissable to be distributed at your on-campus event, and will not be reimbursed in your Programming Funds request.
Film and Video Copyright
: If you are showing a film, be aware that you will need to contact a distributor to show the film in a public space.
: Request printing services via the university's centralized printing hub.
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: Primary leader may submit request in Student Org Management System.
Responsiveness and Innovation
Diversity and Inclusion
Connection to Student Organizations
Affinity with the University
(for example, Homecoming Parade, Involvement Fairs, Taste of OSU)
Commitment to Social Change
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