Office of Student Activities & Involvement



Being involved in student organizations can be one of the most rewarding experiences you have while you are college, so why not make your student organization the best it can be? Check out these ways to get connected to the Office of Student Life and to give your RSO a jump start! 

The RSO Manual: Your guide to everything your RSO needs to know!  

 

Benefits to being a Registered Student Organization:

  • Use of most spaces on campus free of charge!
  • Access to Student Budget Allocation Committee Funding 
  • Ability to recruit members at MainStage and RSO Spotlight
  • OrgSync profile and free website for your organization with unlimited, permanent storage
  • Mailbox Space in the Student Organization Center
  • Limited Number of Storage spaces in the Student Organization Center

 

Funding Opportunities:

The Student Budget Allocation Committee (SBAC) is a sub-committee of the Student Government Association which provides funding to assist RSOs to host programs on campus. SBAC also provides financial supports to assist  members of RSOs in their efforts to attend conferences.

 

             


     

Programs designed with RSO's in mind:

 

 

RSO Spotlight is a Spring RSO fair designed to help get students connected with existing student organizations and Student Organizations connected to the Office of Student Life. Student Organizations will learn about the resources available to them. 

 

 

9 Weeks of OrgSync is a series of OrgSync mini-sessions designed to help Student Organizations better utilize OrgSync for their organizations. These sessions last no more than 30 minutes and will run multiple times during the week! Look for more information on the Spring 2013 9 Weeks of OrgSync!

 

     

STARS is the annual student leadership recognition event. Students are awarded for their individual leadership skills as well as for the efforts of their student organizations, advisors, and programs. For information on the program, visit the link at left. Nominations open in late February!

 

 

People available to assist your RSO:

Dani Rossman is the Coordinator of Student Organization Services! Students looking to start a new student organization, looking to get involved in an existing organization, or looking for assistance can contact Dani for assistance! Email Rossm1dl@cmich.edu or Call (989) 774-3016 to get your questions answered!

Connection Consultants are a team of student leaders excited to help your RSO! They can help your organization with OrgSync, Transitions, and Meeting Management skills! Call the Office of Student Life to get connected to your Connection Consultant today!