All Student Group Resources

Here you will find many of the important documents and links you may need to manage your student group. If you don’t see a document or link that you need, feel free to email the VP of Public Relations at ude.l1550751000tsuw.1550751000us@rp1550751000.

Click any of the following links to be taken directly to that section:

Student Union Resources

General Documents

SU Recognition

SU Officer Resources

SU Office Resources

Finance Resources

SU Financial Documents

SU Finance

Other Student Union Funding Sources

Outside Student Union Funding Sources

  • CS40 Finance Request: CS40 provides limited funding to groups putting on events that directly benefit residents of the South 40
  • Student Success Fund: The Student Success Fund (SSF) is a donor-furnished fund designed to alleviate financial strains and pressures placed on students from low-income backgrounds. It is designed to meet specific needs directly or indirectly related to a student’s successful progression to and through college.
  • Women’s Society Funding Committee: The mission of the funding committee of the Women’s Society of Washington University is to support the educational, cultural and community outreach efforts that enhance the experiences and quality of life for members of the Washington University community.
  • WashU Department List: You can try contacting the heads of various school departments to see if they could help finance your student group.
  • United Way Grant: The United Way Student Grant Program awards one-time grants – up to $1,000 each – to provide financial support for student-led community service projects within the greater St. Louis region.
  • Gephardt Institute’s Carshare Fund: In an effort to support student engagement in local community service, the Gephardt Institute offers a transportation subsidy through the CarShare Fund to assist students who face financial barriers to paying for transportation costs and do not have personal vehicles.
  • Gephardt Institute’s Civic Engagement Fund: The Gephardt Institute’s Civic Engagement Fund cultivates community engagement initiatives that strengthen communities. Through St. Louis Projects Grants, Community-Engaged Teaching Grants, Common Ground Grants, Small Change Grants, and Need-Based Grants, all members of the WashU community may request funding and support for their proposed initiatives.
    • Grants for St. Louis Projects:
      • Community Planning Grants (up to $1,000)
        • Application deadlines: November 16, March 8
      • Community Partnership Grants (up to $5,000)
        • Application deadline: March 8
    • Course Development Grants: (faculty only) to support faculty with Community-Engaged Courses (up to $5,000)
      • Application deadline: March 8
    • Small Change Grants: for community projects, special events, and educational experiences (up to $500)
      • Application deadlines: November 16, March 8
    • Community Engagement Opportunity Fund: (students only) for students with high financial need to support St. Louis projects (amount varies)
      • Submissions reviewed on a rolling basis

Event Programming Resources

Planning Your Event

General Resources

Event Sustainability

  • Student Sustainability Board (SSB): Click here to visit their website and learn how you can make your programming more sustainable.
  • SSB Compostables Request: Click here to request compostable silverware for your student group’s event.
  • SSB Appeals Fund: Does your student group have an idea to make our campus more sustainable? Click here to apply for funding from SSB to turn that idea into a reality.
  • Office of Sustainability: Find news and resources surrounding sustainability on campus

Campus Life Resources

PR and Advertising Resources

SU Public Relations Team

Harvey Media Center

  • HMC Rental Equipment List: All items listed are free for SU student groups
  • HMC Media Rental Request Form
    • You may rent equipment any time up to 48 hours before an event.
    • If you need to cancel an equipment reservation, please call 314-935-3961 or send an email to ude.l1550751000tsuw@1550751000nella1550751000.ffej1550751000 noting that you want to cancel your request.
    • You may pick up your rental equipment on either the day before or the day of your event. The only location you may pick up and return the equipment is DUC 340 between the hours of 9am-5pm Monday through Friday.
    • If equipment is returned to any location other than DUC 340 and/or outside the hours of 9am-5pm Monday through Friday on the agreed upon return date you will be charged a $100 abandonment penalty.
    • Any equipment not returned at the agreed-upon date will be subject to a late penalty of $100 for each day that it is late as well as possible fines and/or other disciplinary actions.

General Resources

Campus Resources