Student Engagement


Newsline, April 19, 2017

Update Your Officers with the New Online Compliance Agreement Form

If your student organization has recently transitioned the President, Treasurer, or Adviser positions, you can now update them via the new, online Compliance Agreement Form on the Student Organization Database!

If any other officers within your organization have changed, please make sure your roster is also updated. You can find an easy tutorial on navigating the database under "My StuOrg" and "Training."


Advertise Your Organization in the Get Involved Booklet

Looking for a cool way to advertise your student org? Each semester, the Student Activities Center (SAC) produces a full-color booklet, Get Involved, that highlights student involvement opportunities including joining or starting student orgs, an overview of arts and entertainment opportunities, as well as leadership and service programs and the benefits of being involved. Copies of the booklet will be handed out at Fall ClubFest and mailed to residence halls. As an advertiser, you will reach thousands of new students who are seeking ways to get involved, meet new people, and make their own ISU experience a meaningful one. 

To reserve your space, just fill out the Ad Space Request Form by Wednesday, May 3. Email with any questions.


Apply for the LEAD Team Today!

Looking for a great leadership opportunity with lots of hands on experience? Apply to be a part of the LEAD Team!

The Leadership Education And Development  (L.E.A.D.) Team, is a group of dedicated Iowa State student leaders committed to the advancement of student leadership opportunities on campus. Members of the team have the opportunity to further develop and apply their leadership skills through the planning of large-scale conferences, retreats, individual workshops geared toward recognized student organizations, and offering assistance to ISU students looking to start an organization. This team makes up the staff of the Leadership and Service Center located in the East Student Office Space. 

Click HERE for details and to apply! 

Resources and Opportunities

Save the Date for ClubFest

ClubFest will be held on Wednesday, September 6, from 11am - 4pm, on Central Campus. Registration for student organizations will open on Wednesday, August 2. Mark your calendars!

Register for CyServe Day!

Do you love to volunteer, help others, and better your community?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, then volunteering at CyServe Day is for you!  CyServe Council will have shifts available from 9:00am-3:00pm on April 22.  You can volunteer for only an hour or the whole day, it is totally up to you! Reiman Gardens, Overflow Thrift Store, and Project Linus are just some of the many wonderful organizations that you have the opportunity to work with! By signing up you will receive a FREE CyServe Day shirt! Encourage your student org members to sign up as well!

Click HERE to sign up!

Take a Break With Your Club in the Workspace!

Thinking about getting your group together one more time before the end of the semester? The Student Activities Center has you covered! Bring your club members to the Workspace for some relaxing crafts or Paint Your Own Pottery. This is the perfect opportunity for team building or end-of-year celebrations! Make your group reservation by calling 515-294-0970.

Apply to Be a Career Coach in Career Exploration Services

Are you an undergraduate student interested in working one-on-one with students, gain helping skills, or learning about career theories?

Career Exploration Services is currently seeking self-motivated and responsible students for the Fall ‘17 Semester to be Career Coaches. Responsibilities include one-on-one consultation with students on what major and occupation to pursue, marketing and outreach, and completing projects.  Benefits of becoming a career coach include preparation for graduate school, recommendation letter opportunities, and strengthened resume.  Work 10 hours per week through an unpaid internship or earning credit through Psych 492A.  Applicants must be at least a sophomore and be able to commit to two semesters with Career Exploration Services.

To apply, contact Mary Schenkenfelder at

Get Your Org Involved with Destination Iowa State

Destination Iowa State is currently inviting student organizations to participate in events with the opportunity to promote your organization and reach out to new Cyclones! 

Center of ExCYtment Picnic (Thursday, August 17, 2017) - If your organization can host an outdoor interactive booth with activities ranging from obstacle courses, games and club demonstrations for more than 6,000 people, this event may be a good fit for you.

Late Night at the MU (Friday, August 18, 2017) - If your organization would like to host a booth more conducive for one on one interactions including display booth, club demonstrations, dance lessons for 3,000 people, this event might be the best option for you. 

The New Student Programs staff is happy to help your organization develop an exciting activity geared toward the new students in attendance. If you are interested in applying to host an activity during Destination Iowa State or have any questions, please email or call 515-294-5714. Activities will be accepted first-come first-serve and must be submitted by July 28, 2017.  

Rummage Rampage - Summer Fundraising Opportunity for Student Orgs

Rummage Rampage is an event aimed to find homes for unneeded furniture and other move-out items, offering a community sale at the Ames Intermodal Facility.  To be successful the event needs volunteers and student organizations committing to at least 20 hours of service receive a percentage of sales.  Event dates are July 28-August 2.

Deadline for organization sign-up is 5pm, June 9th.  For more information, contact Merry Rankin at

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