From: Involvement Center
Date: January 26
Subject: The Loop | Last Chance to Submit your Annual Budget, Upcoming Workshop and more...

The Loop | Keeping student org leaders in-the-know
the loop JANUARY 26, 2022 

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Welcome back to spring semester! We hope everyone had a restful winter break.  We have important announcements this week including the upcoming deadline to request SSA funding - don't miss it!

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Apply for SSA Funding! Deadline Quickly Approaching 

Has your student org submitted your annual budget yet for SSA funding? Did you even know that you could apply for SSA funding?

Whether you are a new student org officer submitting for the first time or an experienced one, you don't want to miss your opportunity to secure funding for your student org!

Steps to Apply for a Budget

  1. Fill out a request in CONNECT prior to the deadline (Download Instructions)
  2. Sign up for a budget hearing in CONNECT
  3. Attend the budget hearing to present your budget and answer questions from the Financial Affairs Committee of the SSA.

Learn more about SSA funding

BUDGET DEADLINE: Monday, January 31st at noon

Want more hands on assistance?  Attend a budget workshop this week to learn how to submit your organization's budget on CONNECT and ask questions!   

Wednesday, January 26
Start End   Event         Location Group
3:00pm 4:00pm Annual Budget Workshop White Pine, MSC  SSA
Thursday, January 27
6:00pm 6:30pm Annual Budget Workshop Online Event  SSA
Friday, January 28
6:00pm 6:30pm Annual Budget Workshop Online Event SSA

Upcoming Workshop: Strong Start Org Transition


Strong Start Webinar for Org Leaders (Virtual)

Wednesday, February 2
2:30pm - 3:30pm
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Jumpstart your org's success this semester by joining the Involvement Center staff as we share helpful tips, tricks and reminders for student org leaders. We'll review the most current event guidelines and how to register an event, as well as, showcase some helpful tools like how to track attendance, manage your orgs roster and tips for successful recruitment. To view the link for this virtual workshop, please register.



The SSA previously announced the dates for their upcoming Winter Festival. However, the date has been changed to Saturday, March 5th. 

Please contact with any questions or if interested in getting involved!

Last week, we announced that nominations for the annual Leadership Awards are now being accepted!

Review the list of awards to make nominations for online and submit by Friday, March 11th. 

Weekend Events!

There are a number of events happening this week to kick off the semester and we'd love to see you and your fellow org members there. 

Why not make it a fun outing with your org members and check out something new.  We hope to see you there! 

Learn more and register on CONNECT.
Thursday, January 27
Start End   Event         Location
8:00pm 10:00pm TNO- Whosah with Sesay MSC Terrace
Friday, January 28
6:00pm 11:00pm Venom: Let There Be Carnage APPA 210
7:00pm 10:00pm Men's Hockey vs. UW-Eau Claire Don Fanetti Ice Arena
Saturday, January 29
1:00pm 4:00pm Laser Tag Memorial Student Center - Great Hall
7:00pm 9:00pm Sally Ann Hall Terrace - MSC
Sunday, January 30
7:00pm 8:00pm Maker's Night | Fleece Pillow Making Terrace, MSC