In addition to participating in on-campus leadership development activities, the Center for Student Involvement encourages students to seek off-campus opportunities. Examples include local, state, regional and national conferences, drive-in workshops, and internships. There are several funding sources available to individual students and student organizations to help offset some of these costs. Descriptions of each funding source and links to more information are listed below.
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL PROGRAMMING FUND
The use of the funds will support programming to enhance the experience of students who are underrepresented (students of color) and underserved students who are typically first generation, LGBTQ+, deaf/hearing-impaired students, autism spectrum students and/or differently able students
STUDENT ORGANIZATION FUND
The money in this fund is available for marketing materials, supplies, and general organizational purposes. Groups may apply for up to $200/academic year until the funds are exhausted.
Instructions to apply:
- Log into KSU Engage with your Flashline credentials and submit.
- Navigate to your student organization page.
- Click on the 'Manage Organization' button in the upper right corner.
- Click on the 'Hamburger' icon in the upper left corner.
- Click on the Finance Tab.
- Click 'Create New Request.'
- Click 'Create Budget Request.'
- Select 'USG Operation Dollars Request.'
- Fill out the application in its entirety and submit.
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GOVERNMENT (USG) ALLOCATIONS
All undergraduate students pay a student activity fee as part of your tuition. A portion of this money goes to the Undergraduate Student Government Allocations Committee to provide funding to student organizations and individuals for programming and conferences.
Please review the Allocations Guidelines carefully for the requirements for funding requests. For information and to apply please visit the USG Website.
SALES AND SOLICITATION PERMIT (S&S)
Required for any organization that is soliciting signatures, selling tickets, or fundraising (either through the organization or an outside vendor). Contact the University Events and Conference Services for more information.
Expense reimbursement form
If you received university funding through Student Government, the Dennis Eckart Scholarship Fund or the Student Organization Fund, please attach this Expense Reimbursement Form with your receipts before dropping them off in the Center for Student Involvement.
Outlines the process for contracting with outside artists and agents.
WAIVER REQUEST FORM
Necessary for obtaining exemptions to event policies on alcohol, sound, and guests. Waiver Request Form (PDF)
HOLD HARMLESS FORM
To be filled out and filed with the Office of the University Counsel for any events or activities that hold an element of risk at least fourteen days before the day of the event. Use for on or off-campus activities. Upon receipt, University Counsel will be in contact with further instructions. View the University Hold Harmless Form.
COMPENSATED LEADER ACTIVITY VERIFICATION FORM
Compensated Student Leaders are required to attend two leadership development activities to be eligible for their scholarship. Please submit one Verification Form for each activity you attend
Student Organization Handbook and Sample Constitution
Student Organization Marketing Checklist
There are many marketing resources available to student organizations at no charge, so be sure to take advantage of them. It is important to plan ahead to ensure your message gets maximum reach and to ensure the resource is available. You can find a guide to many of the resources you can use to promote your event on the Student Organization Marketing Checklist page.
Discounted Printing at FedEx
Registered student organizations can receive Kent State's corporate pricing on all print projects including banners, fliers, postcards and more. Learn more about the discount and start saving!