This is an overview of important items registered student organizations and advisors and need to complete, review, and establish during the fall 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,  GO! OWU, supplemental funding, spring budget deadlines, last day for registered events)

  • Connect with your advisor and establish expectations for the fall.

  • Prepare and register for the fall Student Involvement Fair: Thursday, August 31 on Rowland Ave. Registration deadline is August 29. 

  • Ensure at the president and treasurer of your organization are registered for GO! OWU on September 23. Each registered student organization must attend. Registration deadline is September 20. 

  • Review your organization's fall 2023  budget submission 

  • Register upcoming events on Engage

  • Establish fall meeting times and locations 

  • Review the goals, events, and fall 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

  • Prepare a spring 2024 budget

    • Ensure an organization member attends the budget training if you plan to submit a budget

    • Review previous year’s budgets to see how much funding 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