SORC

WELCOME TO THE STUDENT ORGANIZATION RESOURCE CENTER (SORC)

Student organizations play a major role in our active and vibrant campus community. Our Student Organization Resource Center (SORC) is here to ensure that our 600+ student organizations have the support they need to operate at the highest level.

2019-2020 Student Organization Handbook

The Handbook serves as a one-stop resource for policies/guidelines/procedures for registered student organizations. Please be patient with us while we update the rest of the website for consistence with the Handbook. The Handbook information is the most current information for student organization. All officers are expected to know and follow the guidelines in this handbook.

To access the Handbook, click on the following hyperlink: Student Organization Handbook

Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 Upcoming Important Dates

December 1 – January 17: Re-registration for groups with Fall elections opens.

Required Training Sessions for Current Registered Student Organizations*
Thursday, January 9 @ 7-9 pm; David Lawrence 120
Saturday, January 11 @ 11 am-1 pm; David Lawrence 120
Tuesday, January 14 @ 5-7 pm; WPU Assembly Room
Wednesday, January 15 @ 5-7 pm; WPU Assembly Room

*Required for Presidents AND Business Managers of undergraduate and graduate groups with Fall elections, those who missed the Fall training session, and those from new organizations approved during the Fall 2019 semester.
Come learn about SORC services, updated policies, and basic financial information! Attendance is mandatory for groups to remain active this semester. Register for your session today.

New Student Organization Orientation
Wednesday, January 22 @ 5 pm; WPU 837
Tuesday, January 28 @ 3 pm; WPU 837
Monday, February 3 @ 6 pm; WPU 540
Friday, February 7 @ 2 pm; WPU 837
Tuesday, January 11 @ 3 pm; WPU 837


Spring 2020 Hours

*Please note a change in the P-card hours for Spring 2020

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:30 am-7 pm, Friday 8:30 am-5 pm
P-card Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 am-11:30 am, 2 pm-4 pm; Tuesday, Thursday  9:30 am-11:30 am, 2 pm-6 pm


DECEMBER STUDENT ORGANIZATION OF THE MONTH IS…Society of Women Engineers!

Congratulations to our January Student Organization of the Month—Society of Women Engineers (SWE)!  Members of SWE work to empower women to achieve their full potential in their careers as engineers and leaders.  Annually, the organization plans the Women in STEM Conference as a way to assist students with professional development, leadership enhancement, networking, and teamwork skills by collaborating with various engineering companies.  SWE members can also be found mentoring incoming first-year students and answering their questions about their first year in the engineering program.  Moreover, the group is well known for their work with promoting STEM in grades K-12, through outreach events at local schools, where they educate students about careers in engineering, as well as, encourage girls be to be more interested in engineering.

Want to learn more about Society of Women Engineers?  Be on the look-out on the digital signs, listen to WPTS-FM or visit their Engage page.

APPLY TO BE THE FEBRUARY STUDENT ORGANIZATION OF THE MONTH!

Each month we will recognize an organization for their accomplishments, achievements, and/or programming initiatives based on nominations submitted to our Selection Committee.  To nominate a student organization, please fill out the nomination form.  Groups that applied previously and were not selected are encouraged to resubmit!  The deadline to submit a nomination for January is Friday, January 24 at noon.

The Student Organization of the Month will receive the following:

  • Award Certificate
  • Exposure on WPTS Radio media platforms
  • Exposure on Student Affairs digital signs
  • $500 marketing grant to be used to promote the organization*
  • $500 grant to be used towards student organization operations and/or programming*

*Grants must be used within six months of receipt.