This is an overview of important items registered student organizations and advisors and need to complete, review, and establish during the spring semester.

  • Update Engage roster with organization’s members

  • Review and update the organization’s constitution and bylaws

  • Mark important dates on the calendar (Student Involvement Fair,  OWU Summit, supplemental funding and fall budget deadlines, Golden Bishop Awards last day for registered events)

  • Connect with your advisor and establish expectations for the upcoming spring.

  • Prepare and register for the spring Student Involvement Fair: Thursday, January 26 in the Benes Rooms. Registration deadline is January 22. 

  • Ensure at least 2 members are registered for the OWU Summit on February 25. Each registered student organization must attend. Registration deadline is February 20.

  • Email & connect with your Leadership Fellow about questions and collaboration opportunities

  • Review your organization's spring 2023  budget submission 

  • Register upcoming events on Engage

  • Establish spring meeting times and locations 

  • Review the goals, events, and spring plans for the organization

  • Be familiar with Student Involvement Office location and staff

  • Review the resources provided by the SIO

  • Review the following procedure and policies for student organizations

  • Apply for a Golden Bishop Award. Applications open on February 1. 

  • Prepare a fall 2023 budget

    • Ensure the organization member attends the budget training

    • Review previous year’s budgets to see how much money was requested and how much was allocated

    • Work with the treasurer to submit the budget on Engage

    • Discuss any fundraising ideas to make up any gaps in funding allocation

  • Prepare for the transition of officers

    • Meet 1:1 with the new president and any other officers

    • Schedule a time for the outgoing and incoming executive boards to meet

    • Consider scheduling the first executive board and/or general body meeting for the following semester

    • Schedule time to review institutional processes related to tasks such as accounting, purchasing, reserving space, ordering food, etc.

    • Give new officers access to any systems or documents located online (e.g. Engage, Google Drive)

Department of Student Engagement and Success Contact Info


Hamilton-Williams Campus Center 230
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3135
F 740-368-3174