Student Engagement


Newsline, February 20, 2019

Register Today for ISCORE

The Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) is the university’s local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. The conference supports the university’s Mission to “create, share, and apply knowledge...and make Iowa and the world a better place.” View 2019 programand registration on the ISCORE website.

Friday, March 1, 2019
8:15am - 5pm
Memorial Union

Registration is free and includes lunch.

Request MU Office Space & Storage for Your Club

The Student Activities Center is accepting applications for Student Office Space and Basement Storage for the 2019-2020 academic year. 

In order to be eligible for space you must apply by Friday, March 15. 

Space is limited. Please complete this form to request or renew space for your organization for the 2019-2020 school year. Along with the application, the process includes an in-person interview to further determine the space needs for each organization. Questions can be directed to Tim Reuter, Student Organizations Resource Coordinator, at

Student Organization Award Nominations Now Open

The 2019 Student Organization Award categories include:

Visit the Student Activities website to view award criteria and submit your nominations. Nominations are due April 5, 2019 at 5:00pm.

Resources and Opportunities for Organizations and Officers

Submit a Proposal to the Event Funding Board

Is your student organization looking for additional funds to make your events even better? Submit a proposal to the Event Funding Board! Applications are reviewed monthly for events that are at least 5 weeks out from the submission deadline! 

Upcoming Submission Deadlines:

  • February 25

  • March 25

  • April 29

Submit your event proposal today! Questions? Email

Help the Office of Sustainability Celebrate YOUR Volunteerism

The Office of Sustainability is seeking YOUR help in ensuring all student community service hours (including all the GREAT give back given by our student organizations) are collected and included in ISU’s international sustainability certification (STARS). Please send the Office of Sustainability your volunteerism information for the 2018-2019 academic year - estimated total number of volunteers and volunteer hours.  No need to designate by event or occurrence, just your totals. For any questions and to submit your organization’s  information contact:  

Co-Sponsor ISU AfterDark

Are you interested in partnering with an organization that provides students with fun and exciting late-night activities? Check out ISU AfterDark!

Upcoming dates: March 1 & April 5

For each of these events, co-sponsors are needed to host different activities for the AfterDark attendees. These activities have included trivia, dancing, crafts, carnival games and Henna tattoos. You can be as creative as you would like, and AfterDark will pay up to 100% of the cost of your supplies. Plus, this is great exposure to over 2,000 students and helpful in recruiting new members to your org! To co-sponsor an activity, please visit and complete a Proposal Form.

Event Authorization Reminder

If your org is planning an event that includes guests, members of other orgs, is open to the Iowa State Community or individuals from other universities, you need to have your event authorized. You can review the Event Authorization Training in the student org database. Once you pass the quiz, email to be added to the system. Fill out an Online Event Authorization Form and submit it online at least ten class days prior to the date of the event. Your event may require more time to be authorized depending on the details of your program, so please start this process as soon as you begin planning. 

Have questions? Check out the Event Authorization FAQ page first, and if you have additional questions, please email

Take Advantage of the Student Organization Marketplace

The Student Organization Marketplace is an online tool where recognized student orgs at ISU are able to extend their business to the internet and more effectively reach the larger Iowa State community and beyond. You can use the Marketplace to sell event registrations, collect membership dues and receive non-charitable donations. By purchasing a product through the Student Org Marketplace, customers are directly supporting your organization! 

Want to know more? Email

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