From: Involvement Center
Date: March 8
Subject: The Loop | March 8th

The Loop | Keeping student org leaders in-the-know
the loop MARCH 8, 2023 

Org Regalia for Commencement

In conjunction with the Memorial & Honors Committee, the Stout Student Association Organizational Affairs Committee has established guidelines and process through which students may make their requests to wear regalia that represents their student organization at commencement.  Please use this form to submit your requests for student organization regalia.

The deadline for your student organization to submit a request is March 20th, 2023. Questions? Email

Additional Mental Health Services Available for Students

Stout students now have access to increased free round-the-clock mental health resources through a new web based platform. The new enhanced online services are available due to the generosity of federal funding and the State of Wisconsin. The services are available to all students, including Customized Instruction students.

The YOU platform ( increases mental health services and crisis support services, while also connecting students to existing campus resources. Students log in with their Stout credentials.

Questions regarding the platform can be directed to Lisa Raethke

Last Call for Leadership Awards Nominations 

NOMINATION DEADLINE | Friday, March 10th at 11:59pm
*Student Org Event of the Year has an extended deadline through Sunday, April 23rd.

The Student Org Event of the Year Award is presented to a recognized student organization that held an outstanding event between September 2022 and April 2023. Both virtual and in-person events wil be considered for the award. 

Events will be evaluated on the following:

  • Met the mission of the organization(s)
  • Successfully navigated the event planning process 
  • Made a positive impact on the overall campus life at UW-Stout and/or student organization members

The Student Organization of the Year Award is presented to a recognized student organization that has made outstanding contributions to student involvement, provides a unique experience for campus and continuously lives their mission.

  • Demonstrates a commitment to the organization’s mission
  • Provides worthwhile experiences
  • Provides something unique to campus 
  • Contributes positively to campus life at UW-Stout

The Outstanding Student Leader of the Year Award is presented to a student that exemplifies true leadership qualities and has made a positive impact on the Stout community. This award should go to a student who has not only grown as a leader but has also inspired the growth and development of others.

  • Makes a meaningful contribution to the campus community
  • Possesses strong and effective leadership qualities
  • Inspires the growth and development of themselves and/or others

The Bill Siedlecki Advisor of the Year Award is presented to a recognized student organization advisor that provides opportunity, guidance and encouragement to the organization. 

  • Makes a commitment to supporting the organization
  • Focuses on the development of student leaders
  • Encourages the organization to grow and lead on campus