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Resources for Organizations

Student Organization Important FALL 2021 Information

Please review this section thoroughly as it contains all of the information you need to know to prepare your organization for success.

At this time, the university has no restrictions on event capacity due to COVID-19. If that changes, we will notify organizations as soon as possible.

The University, Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Leadership and Student Involvement are committed to ensuring campus is a safe and inclusive space for all. Click here for a practical guide to consider for use within your student organizations. Click here for more education and resources provided by the Division of Student Affairs. LSI staff are available to meet with any organizations about anti-racism resources and education. Email us at LSIFREEMississippi to set that up.

We also have a list of our diverse and inclusive student organizations you can access by clicking here.

The Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement (IME) is also a resource for student organizations. Click here to access their website.

Any available forms for registering for workshops, involvement fairs or other events this semester will be posted on the Forms & Policies page. This will also be where you go to find more information on requesting space for meetings and events on campus.

The key to hosting successful on-campus events is in the planning! We're here to help. We've compiled these resources to aid you in your event planning. 

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Event Checklist

Helpful Hints

Marketing Checklist

When planning an on-campus event, you should always ensure you complete the process to request space for your event as soon as possible and that you review all current policies and procedures student organizations are required to follow. As always, feel free to email us at LSIFREEMississippi%20with any event planning questions you have.

Officer Transition Resources 

LSI staff are available to host workshops or trainings around a variety of topics for your organization or organization leadership. Topics include: general leadership styles inventory, running a meeting, conflict management, communication styles, etc. To inquire, email us at LSIFREEMississippi

Additionally, Emily Holmes, our director, is a True Colors Personal Success Workshop certified facilitator. True Colors is a leadership workshop that allows individuals to learn more about themselves while valuing differences in others and creating team unity. This workshop is three hours long. If you are interested in Emily providing a True Colors workshop for your organization, email her at Emily.HolmesFREEMississippi. You can learn more about True Color, Intl. by clicking here.

Student Organization Orientations (SOO) are policy review sessions required of each organization president and at least one other officer to attend each fall. These sessions  cover important information student organizations need to have a successful year. Sessions this year will be in-person.

Session dates for Fall 2021 have ended. Student organizations who did not attend should email Christen.BowmanFREEMississippi for next steps. 

The slides/content from the sessions will be posted here for review by September 20th. Please share with your organization leaders, especially those in charge of planning on-campus events. 

Resources to Charter a New Student Organization

New Organization Chartering Forms and Guide

Resources for Advisors

Advisor Resource Page