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Section One: Introduction

This handbook is designed to serve as a resource for members of student organizations at the University of Baltimore.  Included is information regarding student organization operations, University and State of Maryland policies and procedures, as well as basic leadership information to help you fulfill your role as a leader in your organization.

CSI reserves the right to modify the handbook at any time with or without notice.  A current copy of the handbook will be present on CSI's website at all times. 

Student Organization Handbook 2019-2020

Please note that the handbook will be updated by August 29 for the 2019-2020 school year.

Note: The handbook was written exclusively for the use of University of Baltimore organizations.  Certain policies and procedures have been adapted to meet the needs of fee based budgets only.  Other persons or organizations should check with Accounts Payable before using the budget information in the handbook.

 

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The Rosenberg Center for Student Involvement (CSI)

Student Organization Funding System

 

The Rosenberg Center for Student Involvement (CSI)


The Rosenberg Center for Student Involvement (CSI) is committed to providing assistance to all student organizations. CSI is responsible for all aspects of student organization activity at the University of Baltimore. CSI is fully responsible for and has the ultimate authority in overseeing the operations of all registered student organizations.

Mission

The Rosenberg Center for Student Involvement offers opportunties for personal development and lifelong learning through participation in numerous events, activities, and organizations. The center also equips students to transition to college life, serve their community, and celebrate their academic journey.

Vision

The Center for Student Involvement seeks to foster a vibrant community of students who are engaged with campus life.

Values

  • Student Agency: We are committed to empowering students to author their own academic journey, make decisions for themselves and their organizations, and take charge of the development of their personal and professional lives.
  • Transformation:  We create transformative programs that prepare students to engage deeply on campus, in their communities, and in their careers and acknowledge the role of transition and growth in the college experience.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: We create space for a diverse community of learners and ensure that the college experience is inclusive and representative of our global culture.
  • Civic Leadership: We value students' role as leaders in their communities and offer opportunities to develop and promote active and engaged citizens.
  • Connection and Care: We care about students as individuals and value them as a community of learners. We aim to provide fun and engaging traditions that students look forward to each year.

Learning Goals

  1. To facilitate a greater connection to the UB campus community through participation in co-curricular experiences.
  2. To provide pathways for students to develop a range of leadership skills and abilities.
  3. To provide students the opportunity to explore self-awareness, personal development and life skills.

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Student Organization Funding System


The chart below depicts the flow of student organization funding at the University of Baltimore.   

Funding Oversight Committee

In order to ensure student fee funds are allocated properly and according to federal, state, University System of Maryland, and University of Baltimore policies, the Funding Oversight Committee is in charge of distributing fees to the Student Government Association, the Student Bar Association, Student Allocations Board, Sports Club Council, and the Student Events Board. The Student Allocations Board evaluates budget requests from general student organizations and allocates funds.

The Funding Oversight Committee consists of the Business Manager for Student Success and Support Services, treasurers from the Student Government Association and Student Bar Association, the chair of the Student Allocations Board, and a student at large. To contact the Funding Oversight Committee, please contact the Graduate Assistant for Financial Operations, Casey Gunn, at christine.gunn@ubalt.edu 

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