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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.

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 information on being an ally in your organization for those with disabilities. 

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. 

Advertise on Eagle Vision screens

Event Checklist

Helpful Hints

Marketing Checklist

Booking Space on Campus Cheat Sheet

Advertising options with Southern Miss Student Media

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.

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 2023) Officer Transition Workshop.

Additionally, Dr. 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 Dr. Holmes providing a True Colors workshop for your organization, email her at Emily.HolmesFREEMississippi. You can learn more about True Colors, 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 year. These sessions cover important information student organizations need to have a successful year. Spring 2024 sessions have ended. If your organization needs training, email us at LSIFREEMississippi

Resources to Charter a New Student Organization

New Organization Chartering Forms and Guide

Resources for Advisors

Advisor Resource Page