Student Government Association

Welcome to the Funding Information Page

last updated: April 2018

We want to welcome your Registered Student Organization to request funding. Thank you in advance for taking the time to learn about Student Government Association (SGA) funds.

This guide will help your Registered Student Organization spend the funds in your account according to university and SGA policies and procedures. All funds for the academic year are available until the budget runs out. The information in this guide will help you when questions arise regarding the use of your organization's money. This document may be updated at any time. Please note the "last updated" notice on the page.

The SGA Appropriations Committee meets to review proposals on Thursday evenings in the Fisher Student Center. All SAF proposals must be completed online and be sumbitted before 5:00pm on Tuesday to be reviewed that week by the Appropriations Committee.  Funding for the 2018-2019 academic year will be reviewed starting in September of 2018. 

Section 1 - General Information and Forms

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Section 2 - Funding Information and Forms

Please note that these forms are digital documents that should be filled out online through the WaveLink system. All Budget Forms are available online here

  • Budget Modifications
    • For budget modification needs on currently funded programs or travel. 
  • Capital Expenditure (CapEx) Click here for policies and procedures of CapEx.
    • Capital Expenditure Request Form- Capital Expenditure funding is not currently open. Once applications are submitted, the registered student organization will need to give a presentation to the Appropriations Committee giving a detailed explaination of the requested item, the benefit to the student organization, the benefit to the University as a whole and how the item will be stored. The presentation will be followed by a brief Q & A session from the committee. 
  • Operational Budgets Click here for policies and procedures regarding Operational Budgets
    • Operational Budget Form  Operational Budget funding is not currently open. Once applications are submitted, the registered student organization may need to give a presentation to the Appropriations Committee upon the Treasurer's Request giving a detailed explaination of the requested items, the benefit to the student organization and how the items will be utilized. The presentation will be followed by a brief Q & A session from the committee.
  • Special Activities Funding (SAF)
    • All requests for funding must be submitted by student organization members as they must be the individuals responsible for the planning and implementation of the event. Requests submitted by faculty/staff will not be accepted.
    • Program Request Form: The Program Request Form must be submitted before Tuesday at 5:00p.m. to be reviewed by the Appropriations Committee that week. The Program Request Form will be voted on the following Tuesday by the SGA Senate. The form must be turned in at least 9 weeks before the event date for a program involving a contract.  If the program does NOT involve a contract, the form needs to be turned in at least 5 weeks prior to the event date.***Contracts include, but are not limited to speaker contracts, performance contracts and any contract involving an outside party.
    Travel Request Form:
    The Travel Request Form must be submitted before Tuesday at 5:00p.m.
    each week to be reviewed by the Appropriations Committee that Thursday. The form needs to be turned in at least 5 weeks before the departure date.
  • Early Hawk Funding for Travel and Programming  Funding forms are due by March 19, 2019 for Travel occurring between July 1 - October 9, 2019 and for Programs occurring between August 22 - November 2, 2019. 

SGA Appropriations Committee began meeting on September 6, 2018. 

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Section 3 - Deposits and Spending Your Funds

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Section 4 - Event Planning

  • Contracts * new information coming soon
  • Guest Speaker/Performer (Travel Reimbursement) * new information coming soon

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Section 5 - Student Travel

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Section 6 - Dates

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Section 7 - Budgets

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