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Division of Student Affairs

Student Organizations & Leadership - SO&L

Student Resources

Please also reference the Policies dropdown below for policies and procedures that must be considered when planning an event or activity.

  • Accessibility Checklist: All campus events open to the public are accessible to attendees with disabilities, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and equivalent state laws. If you have any questions about requests or resources for accommodations in response to your event announcement, please contact your SO&L Advisor who will work with the Office of Services to Students with Disabilities.
  • Request to Serve Food: This form must be submitted for approval to serve food. Hard copies of this form are available in SO&L.
  • Request to Raise Funds: This form must be submitted for approval to raise funds. Hard copies of this form are available in SO&L.
  • Time, Place & Manner Restrictions on Speech and Speech-Related Activities: This policy concerns the time, place, and manner restrictions for freedom of expression activities, commercial transactions and solicitation, non-commercial transactions and solicitation, amplified sound, and posting or chalking, including the distribution of handbills and circulars at Sacramento State.
  • ASI DOC Funding: The purpose of ASI Dollars for Organizations and Clubs (DOC) grant funding is to support Sac State students in their endeavors to increase the quality of campus life and learning.
  • Communication: How tos for communication tools within your club's portal.
  • Events: How tos for using OrgSync for event advertising and management. Note: these are resources tools for organizational operations and does not book space or provide University approval.
  • Forms: How tos for creating and using forms.
  • People: How tos for items related to membership within your club's portal (i.e. add/remove members, change status, make someone an admin).
  • Student Organization Handbook: The Student Organization Handbook contains official University policies and procedures covering the use of campus facilities and services, rights and responsibilities of student organizations, and University recognition of student organizations.
  • EO 1095: Implementation of Title IX, VAWA/Campus SaVE Act, and Related Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Legislation
  • EO 1097: - Systemwide Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Against Students and Systemwide Procedure for Handling Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Complaints by Students
  • Time, Place & Manner Restrictions on Speech and Speech-Related ActivitiesThis policy concerns the time, place, and manner restrictions for freedom of expression activities, commercial transactions and solicitation, non-commercial transactions and solicitation, amplified sound, and posting or chalking, including the distribution of handbills and circulars at Sacramento State.
  • University Policy Manual: The University Policy Manual is the official source for policies of California State University, Sacramento. The manual is subject to change at any time as new policies are issued or current policies are updated. Additional policies that apply to students, staff, faculty and constituents connected to Sacramento State may be found within Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations, the State Administrative Manual (SAM), the Integrated California State University Administrative Manual (ICSUAM), current collective bargaining agreements, CSU system-wide directives, the Sacramento State Course Catalog, and documents kept within the colleges, departments, and auxiliaries of the University.
  • Student Organizations & Leadership: Any member of the campus community or a person or organization outside the campus community can initiate an allegation of misconduct against a student organization. Allegations of misconduct shall normally be brought to the attention of the Associate Director of SO&L at 916-278-6595. More details on how to report can be found on page 24 in the Student Org Handbook (III. A. General Guidelines for Handling Student Organizations Misconduct).
  • Office of Equal Opportunity: Sacramento State’s Office of Equal Opportunity is the designated authority to review any allegations of sexual misconduct, stalking and dating violence. Students should immediately report these types of incidents to the Title IX Coordinator’s office at (916) 278-5770, regardless of whether they plan to conduct an internal adjudication process. Resources about Title IX and Sacramento State’s efforts regarding campus sexual violence prevention, can be found by visiting the WE CARE WE WILL HELP website at: www.csus.edu/titleix
  • Student Health & Counseling Services: Confidential support and advocacy services are available 24 hours a day for victims of sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic/dating violence, and stalking. We will help survivors review their options for reporting the crime and assist in making a report, if desired. We will help with obtaining medical and counseling services, and restraining orders, and we can coordinate victim services both on and off campus. For confidential support during regular business hours: Student Health and Counseling Services at (916) 278-6461. For confidential support after hours: WEAVE (916) 920-2952
  • Sacramento State Police Department: Suspicious activity and/or crimes can be reported to our campus police department. Call (916) 278-6000 or dial 911 from any campus phone. More info can also be found by visiting: www.csus.edu/aba/police

Sacramento State supports and promotes freedom of expression and assembly by students, faculty, staff, and the general public. The campus is interested in increasing the likelihood that such expressions and assemblies take place in a safe manner that preserves the rights of those participating in the activities as well as those impacted by them. For more information, please visit the Student Activism Protocol page.

The Student Leader Resource Guides features one page handouts on a variety of different topics, including:

Brainstorming, Communication, Conflict Management, Creative Thinking, Developing Agendas, Effective Committees, Effective Listening, Effective Meetings, Effective Presentations, Ethics, Financial Management, Fundraising Ideas, Goal Setting, Leadership by Delegation, Member Motivation, Membership Recruitment & Retention, Officer Transition, Parliamentary Procedure, Problem Solving, Public Speaking, Publicity, Retreat Planning, Teambuilding, Time Management, and You and Your Advisor

Both ASI and The WELL offer teambuilding programs for student organizations. For more info, visit our teambuilding program page.

Get Connected

Student Organizations & Leadership (SO&L) advocates for students and contributes to learning, development, and retention by providing opportunities for involvement, leadership, and empowerment through a wide variety of organizations and programs.

University Union, 2nd Floor
(916) 278-6595
getinvolved@csus.edu

Office Hours: Fall and Spring Semesters
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Drop-In Advising Hours: Fall and Spring Semesters
Monday – Friday, 3 – 4 p.m.

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