The Organizations Board (O-Board) is the governing board for all Student Organizations. The O-Board consists of seven (7) students who are selected through an interview and appointment process, one of which will be elected Chairman of the Board. Each student selected must be approved by the Student Government Association Senate. The O-Board is responsible for approving organization status and funding requests. Beginning in Fall 2013 the O-Board will meet bi-weekly on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM. The organizations board is housed within the Center for Student Organizations & Welcome Week within the Office of Student Involvement.
The Organizations Board duties, responsibilities, and selection process are outlined in the Student Government Association Code of Laws Chapter 500. The duties and responsibilities in regards to the Organizations Fund are outlined in Chapter 808. Click here to read the most recent Code of Law specifications for the Organizations Board.
The Organizations Fund is available to Active student organizations each year through the Center for Student Organizations budget. The Organizations Fund can be used only by Permanent student organizations. Before an organization can receive funding, they must present the CSO with a Tax ID Number and proof of the expenses. Organizations must be able to purchase all approved expenses up front and will only be reiumburesed for the amount of money spent on approved expenses.
The Center for Student Organizations provides all student organizations with a list of Funding Guidelines they must follow. To review the types of funding available and the guidlines click here.
Completed applications must be turned in to the Center for Student Organizations through AUinvolve. Requests must be submitted by the Primary Contact of your organization. A representative of the organization will be invited to the Organizations Fund Hearing where the Student Organizations Board will review the request. The representative will be given the opportunity to explain the request and answer any questions the Student Organizations Board may have.
If you have questions about the Organizations Fund, please contact the Center for Student Organizations at 334-844-4788.
Fall 2013 Organizations Board Dates
All Organizations Board Hearings will take place in Student Center Room 3163 and will begin at 6:30 PM. Participating Organizations will be e-mail an assigned hearing time 24 hours in advance.