From: Involvement Center
Date: March 31
Subject: The Loop | Updated COVID restrictions, Blanket Reservations and more...



The Loop | Keeping student org leaders in-the-know
the loop MARCH 31, 2022 

Hi First_Name!

We hope everyone is having a good week!  It's hard to believe April will arrive tomorrow!

Check out a few updates in regards to some lifted covid restrictions. blanket reservations and more!

Updated COVID Event Guidelines
 

As we continue to enter a more eased environment for the remainder of spring semester, we'd like to share a few of the restrictions that have been lifted for student organizations hosting events.

Please see the relevant updates below.

  • Student organization is no longer restricted to Wisconsin and the Twin Cities metro area.  The interim travel form is no longer needed.
  • Overnight events are now permitted.
  • Orgs no longer need to report guest names/contact information to the Involvement Center.  However, continue to track attendance of your members at all events/activities.

ALL events and activities are still required to go through the event registration and approval process.

If you have any questions, please contact the Involvement Center or visit our website for additional details.

Blanket reservation requests for FALL SEMESTER 2022 will be accepted starting Thursday, April 7th at 8:00 AM. Blanket reservations are student organization’s weekly/reoccurring meetings that reserve the same time and day every week of the semester for organization meetings.

To submit your student organization’s Blanket Reservation Request you MUST complete a CONNECT form.  Note: The form will not open until 4/7 at 8:00am and will be available next week. Please watch for future communication with the link to the form.

BLANKET RESERVATIONS CANNOT BE MADE USING EMS WEB APP.

  • Blanket Reservation Requests will be confirmed on a first come, first served basis only.
  • Blanket Reservation Requests will only be accepted from one authorized representative from each student organization.

  • Student organizations are only allowed a maximum of two blanket reservations per organization per semester.

If you have any questions about Blanket Reservation Requests, please contact Ben Markl in the MSC Conferences and Events Office, 214 Memorial Student Center.

Involvment Center is Hiring

Are you looking for a great position supporting our student organizations and working fun campus events?  The Involvement Center is hiring Involvement Specialists for summer and/or fall semester.  Consider joining our team and having one of the best jobs on campus!

Applicants who apply by Friday, April 15th will be given priority.  However, applications may be accepted on a rolling basis after that until the position is filled.

Learn more and apply on CONNECT.  Questions can be direct to Jessica Kielcheski