Student leaders ofEMUstudent clubs and organizations are automatically members of the Union of Student
Purpose of EMU’sUSO: Designed by the Student Government Association (SGA) to foster communication and collaboration between student leaders and campus groups
they represent. Seeks to improve community and student collaboration atEMU.
Regular meetings held twice a semester and discusses current happenings and activities
of clubs, things clubs need help with, and if there are activities clubs can do collaboratively.
Meetings may feature outside speakers or resources people giving helpful information
to student leaders (on delegation, marketing, etc.)
Opportunity to hear from campus constituents via student leaders agenda that should
be brought to the attention ofSGA
As a member, club leaders are required to attend the two meetings per semester. If
leadership is unable to attend, another representative from the organization will
need to be present.SGApresidents serve asUSOleaders and will contact club and organization leaders at the beginning of each semester
to schedule the two meeting times
USOFunding Requests:Clubs and organizations make funding requests to theUSOto receive financial help with activities that involve two or moreEMUclubs.Clubs may request and receive funds fromSGAthrough theUSOduring their two year probationary period after their initial club registration process
and resulting in an official club registration withEMU.
Dear Advisor: We appreciate your willingness to serve in a roll that is integral in the development
of our campus leaders. Please understand that you are only expected to guide and advise.
It is our hope that the students will take responsibility in carrying out all functions
of their organization, learning by doing. If you have questions or need assistance,
feel free to call ext. 4133.