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Student Organizations & Advisor Guides


The information below and on the right is a collection of resources and information about student organizations, policies, tips for success and much, much more. It is updated as changes take place to guidelines.


Our office strongly suggests that student organizations use the resources here as an effective tool to help your group grow, prosper, and be successful at Western Oregon University!


Advisor Resources

Philosophy of Advising
Successful Student Organizations
Student Recognition
Running Effective Meetings
Campus Policies

Student Organization Forms
-2012-2013 Charter Form
-Transition Worksheet
-Advisor Agreement


  Resource Outline


Click on the links below to go to the Microsoft Word document that details the information on that topic. You can then print that information, use any activities and such to aid your organization.


Student Resources


Starting a Club or Organization


Membership - Recruitment & Involvement


Officers (Presidents, etc.)



Financial Assistance

Budgets & Tracking Your Money
Fundraising and Vendors
Purchases & Invoices
Contracts for Services
Raffles, Ticket Sales, Cash Boxes



Travel Policies & Guidelines

What You Need to Do
Vehicles & Motor Pool
Student Travel Policies



Event Planning on Campus

Starting Off
Event Advisement
Marketing & Publicity
Food Guidelines on Campus
Dances & Movies Info.
WOU Posting Policies
Campus Activity Locations



Troubleshooting & FAQ



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