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Mizzou ORG
Jun 19, 2018

Engage Migration Delayed

Jun 19, 2018 by Mizzou ORG

The Implementation team has decided to postpone the migration from OrgSync to MU Engage until after the 2018 fall semester. During the set-up process, several issues were identified that impact our ability to move forward and deliver a high quality experience to MU students. We are working with Campus Labs to address these issues and anticipate a successful resolution. Unfortunately, there is not enough time to address these issues and launch before the start of the fall semester. Should I ...


Mizzou ORG
May 3, 2018

Welcome Week: Student Organization Programming

May 3, 2018 by Mizzou ORG

Student Affairs is making several changes to move-in and Fall Welcome events to make sure new students feel excited about the new semester and feel connected to members of the campus community. The days leading up to the first day of classes will be known as "Welcome Week," and each day will be filled with events and programming. The theme for events on Saturday is "Student Organizations". From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) will have the op...


Mizzou ORG
Apr 30, 2018

We're Moving to MU Engage!

Apr 30, 2018 by Mizzou ORG

UPDATE (6/19/18): The MU Engage Implementation Team has decided to postpone the migration from OrgSync to MU Engage until after the 2018 fall semester. More information about this decision can be found in our recent news post.  As part of our continued effort to provide you with the tools you need to be successful at Mizzou, we are excited to announce that we will be moving from OrgSync to MU Engage as our student engagement solution. Why MU Engage? MU Engage’s tools empower you to disco...


Mizzou ORG
Apr 9, 2018

RSO tax-exemption questions?

Apr 9, 2018 by Mizzou ORG

The Organization Resource Group (ORG) has partnered with Certified Public Accountant Angie Cunningham to teach Recognized Student Organization leaders about: Tax-exempt/ 501(c)(3) status Form 990, Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax 1099-MISC, Miscellaneous Income Forms If your organization is considering becoming a tax-exempt organization or is already defined as a 501(c)(3) organization, you don't want to miss out on this opportunity!  Educational sessions are available: ...


Mizzou ORG
Mar 9, 2018

Chancellor's Excellence Awards - Applications Open!

Mar 9, 2018 by Mizzou ORG

Has your organization taken the initiative to make their purpose more visible on campus? Has your advisor been involved and available for your membership at all times? Do you know a student that has made outstanding contributions to the University through their campus involvement? Nominate someone today for a Chancellor's Excellence Award! These awards are an opportunity to recognized individual leaders and exceptional Recognized Student Organizations in our Mizzou community. The awards reco...


Mizzou ORG
Jan 12, 2018

Involvement Week: Jan. 16-19

Jan 12, 2018 by Mizzou ORG

INVOLVEMENT WEEK 2018 #MIZZOUMADE The Involvement Ambassadors are kicking off the new semester by celebrating involvement! Join us for a week of events dedicated to celebrating your co-curricular experiences at Mizzou. Throughout the week there will be opportunities to get involved, win prizes, and eat free food! Here's how to celebrate: TUESDAY, JAN. 16 Involvement Week Kick-Off, 10 am - 2 pm Join us on the main floor of the Student Center to learn more about Involvement Week! Th...


Mizzou ORG
Nov 30, 2017

2018 Involvement Fair Registration Open!

Nov 30, 2017 by Mizzou ORG

The Spring Involvement Fair is an opportunity for everyone to find a way to get involved on campus. For Recognized Student Organizations, it is a chance to showcase your organization and recruit members for the Spring 2018 semester.  Come chat with an Involvement Ambassador or visit with a few of the 600+ student organizations at Mizzou. Make the most of your Mizzou experience and get involved! The Involvement Fair is January 18 from 3 – 5 p.m. in the MU Student Center, Main Floor. Recogniz...


Kenna Cornelius
Oct 25, 2017

Help Make Halloween Happy for Everyone

Oct 25, 2017 by Kenna Cornelius

Student Organization Leaders, As Halloween approaches, many of you will be either hosting or attending events. As you prepare costumes and themes, please take into account that some costumes have the potential to be culturally inappropriate and demeaning. It is important to consider how your actions can affect yourself, others and your organization. In an effort to raise awareness, and hopefully reduce or eliminate the use of Halloween costumes that use the culture or racialized identity as...


Kenna Cornelius
Sep 19, 2017

Fall 2017 Green Dot Conference

Sep 19, 2017 by Kenna Cornelius

Looking for an opportunity for your organization's membership to create positive culture at Mizzou and the world around us? The RSVP Center and Green Dot Mizzou are hosting the Fall 2017 Green Dot Conference on Friday, October 6th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  This event works to empower students, faculty and staff to increase their skills and knowledge to take action as bystanders against power-based personal violence. Registration is free and food will be provided. Besides gaining skills and kn...


Kenna Cornelius
Aug 8, 2017

Directive for Student Organization Advisors

Aug 8, 2017 by Kenna Cornelius

On July 25, a mass e-mail from the Office of the Chancellor regarding a case of possible misappropriation of funds was dispersed to the Mizzou community. (See Investigation of Possible Misappropriation of Funds on the MU News Bureau website.) This email mentioned the issuance of a new directive regarding expenditures by employees from student accounts.  That new directive has been issued and published in to Chapter 2, Section 2:037 of The University of Missouri Business Policy and Procedure M...


Mizzou ORG
Jul 1, 2017

Re-register your student organization today!

Jul 1, 2017 by Mizzou ORG

Happy ORG New Year! It’s July 1, and all of the OrgSync portals belonging to Recognized Student Organizations have been reset. This means it is time to update your organization’s information for the 2017-2018 academic year. Please update your OrgSync profile by completing a registration request. We ask that you do this at your earliest convenience and re-submit a request each time your organization’s officer information changes. Updating your organization’s OrgSync profile is one of the two...


Kenna Cornelius
Mar 1, 2017

Student Services Enhancement Fee

Mar 1, 2017 by Kenna Cornelius

Student Organization Leaders, On March 6-8, undergraduate, graduate and professional students will have the opportunity to vote on the Student Services Enhancement Fee to improve and maintain services on campus. If this fee passes, Recognized Student Organizations will benefit directly in two ways: When reserving space within the Missouri Student Unions, equipment fees will be waived. The only costs associated with equipment would be for staff labor.  When hosting events, Recognized Stud...


Kenna Cornelius
Feb 14, 2017

Applications Open for Chancellor's Excellence Awards!

Feb 14, 2017 by Kenna Cornelius

Has your organization taken the initiative to make their purpose more visible on campus? Has your advisor been involved and available for your membership at all times? Do you know a student that has made outstanding contributions to the University through their campus involvement? Nominate someone today for a Chancellor's Excellence Award! These awards are an opportunity to recognized individual leaders and exceptional Recognized Student Organizations in our Mizzou community. The awards reco...


Kenna Cornelius
Jan 26, 2017

Get Paid to Work with Student Organizations and Promote Involvement!

Jan 26, 2017 by Kenna Cornelius

The Office of Student Organizations, Organization Resource Group (ORG), and Involvement Ambassadors are seeking new student team members to help oversee Recognized Student Organizations at Mizzou and connect students to involvement opportunities on campus. The following positions are paid hourly and serve students by managing/promoting various resources. These positions will also assist with various events and programs within the Office of Student Organizations and the Department of Student L...


Kenna Cornelius
Sep 19, 2016

Celebrate Ability Week Session: Accommodating Students with Disabilities in Student Organizations & Clubs

Sep 19, 2016 by Kenna Cornelius

Celebrate Ability Week is an annual week-long commemoration of events that are designed to highlight the valuable contributions and diverse skills people with disabilities bring to our MU campus and society.  This session is geared towards students in leadership roles in Recognized Student Organizations and clubs. This session will focus on providing students with the knowledge to help them better understand disabilities and how to accommodate their fellow peers who identify as having a dis...