Make Your Voice Hear. Become a member of CSI's Student Advisory Council. Advocate for student org concerns. Provide Recommendations, Hold focus groups.

Center for Student Involvement's Advisory Council is a board of student leaders passionate about improving the experience other students have while being involved in Registered Student Organizations. The Student Advisory Council provides insight into the needs of student organizations and voices concerns of student organization officers so the Center for Student Involvement staff can better support, empower, and advocate for student organizations and student leaders. The council does this by attaining regular meetings and trainings, collecting student feedback, writing quarterly reports, providing input when new Center for Student Involvement programs and services are being developed, and organizing focus groups.  Through these activities, members of the Student Advisory Council can advocate for the needs of students, make sure Center for Student Involvement programs and services continue to be more accessible to and worthwhile learning opportunities for all students, and ensure the administrative processes of associated with student organizations are clear. Members of the Student Advisory Council can receive transcript notation.

Apply to be a Member

Ready to make your voice heard and represent the concerns and needs of student organizations? Apply to be a member of the Student Advisory Council by filling out the 2016-2017 Student Advisory Council Application on OrgSync. Check out the full position description on the form or here.  Members are eligible to receive transcript notation.

Purpose

The Student Advisory Council provides input on issues affecting Registered Student Organizations, student org officers, student org members, and the general campus community. Areas that members can provide feedback on can include but are not limited to...

  1. Existing services and ideas for new services to support Registered Student oOganizations: OrgSync, Club Finance Council, leadership class/workshops, Beyond Tolerance, Spotlight on Student Orgs, Student Leader Profile, CSI' marketing, etc.
  2. Accessibility of CSI programs and resources.
  3. Agency Account process, services, and fees.
  4. Costs of campus services.
  5. Student organization registration process.
  6. Campus policies and procedures governing student organizations: reservations, fundraising, food, registration holds, freedom of expression, insurance/waivers, etc

Term of Appointment

June 1 – May 31 (will not meet during Summer Session unless needed)

 Schedule, Events, and Meetings

  • Students can apply to be a member starting in August.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
  • Meet every other week to discuss student organization issues and develop recommendations.
  • Attend two skill building trainings each quarter.
  • Organize one focus groups during each quarter.
  • Write a report at the end of each quarter outlining student concerns and providing recommendations.
  • Works members of the Student Advisory Council and CSI Student Activities Coordinator on other projects as decided by the Council.

 

For more information, contact Student Activities Coordinator Jaime Allen (jnallen@ucdavis.edu, 530-752-4944).