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Office of Leadership and Student Involvement

Resources for Organizations

Student Organization Information

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

Organizations wishing to remain active for 2022-2023 should complete the first step in the registration process by completing this form. Further instructions will be provided once this step has been completed. Annual registration was due by SEPTEMBER 1st. If your organization has not yet registered, email us at LSIFREEMississippi for next steps.

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. 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.

Refer to this sheet for informing on being an ally in your organization for those with disabilities. 

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

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.

Policy Information can also be found at the link above. Have a question about the snack policy on campus? Public movie viewings? Fundraising? Be sure to click "Student Organization Policies" to find the policy manual to read more.

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

Booking Space on Campus Cheat Sheet

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.

Consider important pieces to event planning regarding accessibility. Review this page and consult with the Office of Student Accessibility Services (SAS) for assistance. 

LSI hosts a variety of leadership workshops and training opportunities each semester. Click here for Leadership Workshop information.

LSI is excited to bring back our annual Student Leadership Summit on Friday, Feb. 24th. For more information on this event and the application to apply, click here.

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

Click here to review slides from our recent (April 1st, 2022) Officer Transition Workshop.

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. They are offered numerous times to accomodate schedules and last for one hour. This year we will host Campus Groups training during SOO's as well so be sure to bring your laptop to the session.

Spring 2023 session information is now available! See dates below:

January 13 | 10am
January 18 | 1pm
January 31  | 1pm

Questions? Email LSIFREEMississippi 

To sign up for an SOO, click here. 

Resources to Charter a New Student Organization

New Organization Chartering Forms and Guide

Resources for Advisors

Advisor Resource Page