Independent RSOs are required to have an external bank/credit union account for all funds including those granted by the student fee board through Program/Opportunity Funds as well as self-generated funds such as membership dues and fundraisers.
In order to protect the classroom learning environment, ISU has developed an amplification policy for outdoor events and activities. Please refer to the policy when planning your event.
All food served in the Bone Student Center and Alumni Center must be provided by Campus Dining Catering. There is a special menu available for RSOs. Orders must be placed a minimum of two weeks prior to the event.
Food from outside vendors (ie: any vendor, person, RSO providing food other than through Campus Dining Catering) that is to be served at a campus event must have a Temporary Food Event Permit from Environmental Health & Safety. (This includes bake sales.) This should be completed at least 5 days prior to the event.
Some venues (both on and off campus) may require student organizations to purchase one-day or special event insurance. Marsh (a part of Marsh & McLennan Companies) offers coverage for campus related insurance needs through the "Campus Connextions" program. To learn more about Marsh and the products offered, you can visit their website.
To legally screen a film for an event or larger audience, you must obtain permission in the form of a public license (fee based) or receive a written waiver from the film's producers (which is typically only granted by smaller independent filmmakers). For more information, visit http://colleges.swankmp.com/understanding-copyright. Licensing companies include:
All student organizations must apply for a license through McLean County in order to conduct a raffle.
Registered Student Organizations have access to a limited number of University vehicles through Fleet Services. Sports Clubs must follow the procedures established with Campus Recreation. All other organizations must adhere to the following procedure for requesting vehicles:
For complete Fleet Services policies, visit University Vehicle Usage