Student Club Information

Student Clubs Manual

To make life just a little bit easier on you and your student club, we have created this fantastic guide to the world of UMSU Clubs. In it, you will be able to find a wide variety of answers to almost any question you may have from applying to become a club and applying for funding, to booking spaces and renting equipment.

The booklet itself may be small in stature, but it packs a whopping punch filled with information that you may have not known even if you are part of a well-established student club. The manual’s main purpose is to provide a guiding hand for old and new groups alike, while assisting every club in working their way to their full potential.

You can download the most recent copy of the manual here, or get in contact with our Student Clubs Manager who can give you a physical copy.

 

Rules and Regulations

Every UMSU Student Club is required to have their own governing document which indicates the structure and composition for each club. On top of that, each club is responsible for upholding the policies found in the Student Club Policies and Procedures document. Within those pages you will be able to find all the information you need on the dos and don’ts of being an UMSU Recognized Student Club, including what can get a group stripped of their recognition.

We realize that the Policies and Procedures document is quite hefty, and the wording can occasionally be confusing, so to make your life a little easier, we have created the Student Clubs Manual, which explains everything in an easy to understand manner. We highly recommend you give it a read through, you might find out some pretty interesting stuff!

In the following paragraphs and links you can find some additional information, as well as all the documents we offer from our Front Office (101 University Center). Please take special care to know which forms and applications must be submitted online, and which must be submitted in person.

Applications

Student Clubs Application

Student Clubs Transition Form

Student Clubs Office Application

 

Bookings

In some ways you can think of UMSU as resource library, renting out equipment that some may not have regular access to, in exchange for a fully-refundable deposit. Most requests only require one day’s notice with completion of the appropriate form. For more information, please consult the Student Clubs Manual

Equipment Booking

Room Booking

Table Booking

 

Funding Applications

UMSU offers three types of funding available for recognized clubs. Each is used for a very specific purpose, and by clicking the name of each type of funding you can fund the appropriate form which needs to be submitted to the UMSU Front Office located at 101 University Center. Please allow at minimum four (4) weeks for processing of your request.

 

 

Maximum available funding

Travel Grants

Funds used to support students attending conferences, competitions, or educational events

Up to $500 per request

Club Operations Funding

Used to provide funds for the operation and basic necessities of student clubs; can be used for things like food for special meetings, small events, stationary and office supplies, guest speakers, entertainment, promotion, and advertising

Up to $350 per year

Club Events Funding

A higher level of funding available for student clubs if they choose to host a large event that presents a significant opportunity for student involvement

Up to $2500 per event