This is an overview of important items advisors and RSOs 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, budget submission training, supplemental funding and spring budget deadlines, last day for registered events)
  • Connect with your advisor and establish expectations for the upcoming year
  • Prepare for the fall Student Involvement Fair: Wednesday, August 1 from 6pm - 8pm on Rowland Ave. Registration opens August 2 on Engage.
  • Register for the Leadership on the GO! Workshop Series - more information coming soon!
  • Email & connect with your Leadership Fellow about upcoming deadlines and collaboration opportunities
  • Review your organization's fall 2021 budget submission 
  • Register upcoming events on Engage
  • Establish fall meeting times and locations 
  • Review the goals, events, and plans for the organization
  • Be familiar with Student Involvement Office location and staff
  • Review the resources provided by the SIO
  • Review the following procedures for student organizations
  • Prepare a spring 2022 budget
    • Ensure the organization treasurer attends the spring Budget Management System (BMS) 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