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Student Organization Training Modules

Ohio University student organizations are more than just a way to get involved; through experiences as members and leaders of these groups, OHIO students become stronger communicators, planners and more well-rounded individuals.

These training videos will support student organization leadership teams by developing essential skills to recruit and retain members, lead meetings, manage finances, and build a sustainable organization.

Student Organization Training Schedule

Training Date Time Location  Registration

Building Inclusive Teams: Facilitated by Naomi Sigg

*Required for Presidents and Treasurers

In this training, student organization members will learn the fundamentals of teamwork and consider how to provide meaningful team contributions that will advance their student organizations. Additionally, important student organization updates, policies, and processes will be provided in this annual training. Diversity, equity, and inclusion expert Naomi Sigg will lead part of this session along with CIC staff.

August 21, 2022 11 - 12:30 pm Memorial Auditorium N/A (required for Presidents and Treasurers. Other student organization members are welcomed, too.)

Building Inclusive Teams: Facilitated by Naomi Sigg 

*Make-Up Training for Presidents and Treasurers. However, any student organization member is welcome.

In this training, student organization members will learn the fundamentals of teamwork and consider how to provide meaningful team contributions that will advance their student organizations. Additionally, important student organization updates, policies, and processes will be provided in this annual training. Diversity, equity, and inclusion expert Naomi Sigg will lead part of this session along with CIC staff.

September 7, 2022 1:00 - 2:15 pm Teams Click Here

SAC Bi-Weekly Funding Workshop 

Student organizations can apply for up to $1,500 per event/opportunity via the SAC bi-weekly funding process. In this workshop, students will learn about what is eligible for request, proper price documentation, and the application process.
September 14, 2022 12-1:00 pm Baker 366 Click Here

Best Practices for Service Organizations 

Interested in coordinating volunteer projects, fundraisers, and other community-serving opportunities? This session with the Center for Campus & Community Engagement will focus on tools, tips and other available resources to help your events have the greatest impact for your members and the community you serve.
September 19, 2022 12-1:00 pm Baker 366

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Advisor Information Session 

In this session, Campus Involvement Center staff will review the new Advisor's Manual. Additionally, we will review Ohio State Senate Bill 126 and provide information about required hazing prevention, training, and reporting for advisors and organization members.
September 21, 2022 12-1:00 pm Baker 239 Click Here

Best Practices for Service Organizations 

Interested in coordinating volunteer projects, fundraisers, and other community-serving opportunities? This session with the Center for Campus & Community Engagement will focus on tools, tips and other available resources to help your events have the greatest impact for your members and the community you serve 

September 28, 2022 12-1:00 pm Baker 366 Click Here

How-To-Session: Event Planning and Programming

Whether you want to know more about how to reserve a room on OHIO's campus, the basics of event planning, or the contract process, this session is for you.
October 12, 2022 12-1:00 pm Baker 366 Click Here

SAC Semesterly Funding Workshop 

Student organizations can request all their funding needs a semester in advance via the SAC semesterly application. In this workshop, students will learn about what is eligible for request, proper price documentation, and the application process.
November 9, 2022 12-1:00 pm Baker 230 Click Here
Officer Transition Training 
Transitioning knowledge and role responsibilities from outgoing to incoming officers is vital for student organizations’ long-term success. The transition process provides new officers with the opportunity to learn from outgoing officers about their position and responsibilities. This training will cover the "must do's" for successful transitions.
December 7, 2022 12-1:00 pm Baker 239 Click Here

President Training Module

This video is for new and returning Presidents of Student Organizations. At the end of this training you will be able to use all the necessary functions of Bobcat Connect to better run your organization. Specifically you will learn: roster management, event registration and how to locate your account number.
 

Treasurer Training Module

This training is for all treasurers of student organizations. At the end of this training you will be able to use the finance function on Bobcat Connect to request SAC funding, navigate the disbursement form, understand the necessary paperwork for different expenses, how to deposit funds into your student account as well understand the auditing process.

 

Student Funds Available Session

This training will teach the viewer how to navigate the Oracle system. Specifically, you will learn: how to look up balances in each of your accounts, look at individual transactions and how to look up transactions from previous years.

 

Updating Your Roster Session

This training will teach the viewer to manage their roster on their Bobcat Connect profile. As a result of this training, you should be able to add and delete members, assign and delete positions to members and name a primary contact. This training is included in the President's Training video but this video is a more in-depth look at the process.

 

Resources

Training: Student Organization Programming (PPT)

Training: Student Organization Programming (PDF)