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Resources for Officers

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Cultivating Community

How does your organization create community and build a culture of care and respect?​

  • Develop community agreements​
  • Set expectations of officers and members and revisit often​
  • Share out university resources regularly with members​
  • Build in team builders and activities during meetings​​

Resources:​

Student Organization Consultation Request

Student organization officers have you thought or been struggling with ways to better your organization? Do you need more insight on resources available to student organizations like Heel Life, Funding, Program Planning, and more? Look no further as the student organization team has the solution for you! The student organizations team is accepting FREE consultation requests from student organizations leaders. This will allow you to connect with a Heel Life Coordinator (HLC) and receive information regarding all information needed to run a student organization.

The process for this Free consolation request will look like this:

  • Student Organization Officer can fill out the 2022-2023 Organization Consultation Request
  • The Student Organization team will reach out in 72 business hours to set up a meeting
  • After the meeting is held, we will send all participants a recap email with any links to resources discussed

The student organizations team cannot wait to meet and talk with your organization If you have any questions or concerns about this process feel free to reach out to studentorgs@unc.edu for further assistance.

Officer Transition Resources

With the summer approaching quickly, it is important that outgoing officers relay information and resources to their successors in a timely and organized fashion. The Student Organizations Team holds 'Officer Transition Dinners' every semester for the incoming and outgoing officers of student organizations but we compiled some of our resources into a Transition Guide that can be found at the bottom of this webpage for you to review. Some quick tips include but are not limited to: 

  • Update the names of all new officers on the organization's Heel Life page
  • Record all passwords, key contacts, or pertinent club business into one easy-to-follow document
  • Inform new officers of any outstanding commitments, projects, or goals

Bi-Weekly Newsletter 

The Bi-Weekly Newsletter is updated every week and contains important information from our office and the University. Some of the information includes registration information for student organizations, leadership opportunities, fundraising events, and much more! The bulletin can be found on the main homepage of Heel Life and each officer on your organization's HL page will receive it from the studentorgs@unc.edu account once a new edition is released.

Do you have information that you would like to have added to the weekly newsletter? Or would you like your student org to be spotlighted for the hard work they are doing? Submit your request here! 
 

Scanner Request Form - HL Event Tracking

Hosting a Heel Life event and want to keep track of how many people show up and who they are? Student Life and Leadership has barcode scanners available for use by student organizations. These scanners can be used to get the PID of attendees from their One Card, and if you post your event to the Heel Life page you can use the PIDs to see who is attending your events. Scanners can be requested by submitting a Scanner Request Form that is currently active.

Is your Organization Interested in having an On-Campus Mailbox? 

Student organizations can request a mailbox which is located on the 2nd floor of the annex in the FPG Student Union. You will need to submit a Mailbox Request Form by clicking here. We will then review the form and be in touch to set up a quick 10 minute meeting so that we can ensure the mailbox is functioning properly and you have the necessary details. 
 

Changing Your Organization's Name

If you would like to update your organization's name at any point during the year, please submit a Student Organization Name Change Request. This is done through Heel Life and the primary contact of the organization should be the individual making the request. SLL staff will review and approve the request and update your organization's name on Heel Life.

Why do I need to submit a form to update my organization's name?

In addition to SLL staff reviewing your request, Event Services and your account with the Carolina Union Business Office will also be able to review the request and update their records accordingly. This will ensure that your organization is recognized throughout all three of our offices and that our records are current and accurate.

 

 

Officer Transition Resources Video:

Risk Management

Many events, without proper planning, can have unreasonable levels of risk. However, by applying risk management strategies, you can reduce the risk to an acceptable level.

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Student Organization Handbook and COVID-19 Management Guide

The Student Organization Handbook contains general information relevant to student organizations, as well as information about many aspects of event planning during a typical semester. 

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Heel Life

Heel Life helps you find out what's happening on campus, access your student organization's page, download your Co-Curricular Transcript and more!

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