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Resources for Student Leaders


Division of Student Development

2 E. South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


Fax: 309-341-7077


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The following resources are designed to support student leaders when forming and maintaining a successful club or organization.

The following forms are due for the final budget:

Student Senate Club Budget Request (PDF)

Leadership and Reflection Budget (PDF)

Student Organization Handbook

Student Organization Resource Manual (PDF)

Starting a New Club

Steps on How to Start a Student Club (PDF)

New Club Application (PDF)

Officer and Advisor Agreement (PDF)

Mission, Goals, and Objectives (PDF)

Organizational Development

Brainstorming (PDF)

Effective Meeting Strategies (PDF)

Goal Setting (PDF)

Meeting Assessment Checklist (PDF)


Characteristics of an Effective Leader (PDF)

Delegating Responsibility (PDF)

Time Management (PDF)


Why Transition (PDF)

Officer Transition Worksheet (PDF)

Officer Transition Report (PDF)

Transition Meeting (PDF)


Event Planning Worksheet and Timeline (PDF)

Showing Movies or Films in Campus (PDF)

Getting Your Event Started (PDF)

Keys to a Great Program (PDF)

Program Evaluation (PDF)



Publicity Ideas (PDF)


Budget Basics (PDF)

Fundraising Basics and Policies (PDF)

Student Senate Finance Committee Guidelines (PDF)

Club Budget Timeline (PDF)

Club Budget Use of Funds (PDF)

Example Budget (PDF)

Do's and Don'ts (PDF)

Additional Funds Request (PDF)

W-9 Tax Form (PDF)

Tech Requests for Club Events

Tech Request Form (PDF)

Travel for Student Clubs/Organizations

Travel Policy (PDF)

Travel Forms (PDF)

Best Practices of Traveling (PDF)

Additional Resources

Performer Contract (PDF)

Basic Waiver for Physical Events (PDF)

BIP Media Head Application Form (PDF)

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Printed on Thursday, October 18, 2018