Here you find information related to finances and your student organizations, including obtaining and managing your club Funds in Trust (FIT) account with the Auxiliaries and Activities Business Center (AABC) and applying for funding for your organization.
Seeking funding for your recognized student organization?
The Educational Activities Committee (EdAct) is here to help! The intent of the fund balance is to assist Recognized Student Organizations that have the drive to enhance the University community. Do you want to present an event, launch a new program, help bring a speaker to campus or organize a retreat? If so, we want to support your initiative.
EdAct is a unique budgeting board which allocates funds received from Student Incidental Fees to provide financial support to recognized student organizations at Oregon State University.
Any questions contact the Educational Activities Chair:
Phone #: 547-737-6351
Brendan Sanders, Chairman (541) 737-6351
Curt Black, Educational Activities Advisor (541) 737-6260
Please only include one event per form. If you are planning multiple events during the year, submit a new form for each event.
Student organization funding may come from many different sources. Some organizations institute dues or participation fees, host fundraisers or solicit funding from many places including those listed below. Student organization fundraising activities being held on campus must be reported through the student organization database. The Student Events & Activities Center can provide ideas for successful fundraisers.
The OSU Student Foundation is a student-led, sponsored student organization dedicated to the growth and advancement of recognized student organizations on the Oregon State University campus. Established in 1973, the Student Foundation is intended to serve the OSU community by:
The funds used to support such activities are provided via a grant from the OSU Foundation and occasional fund-raising activities. The Student Foundation Board oversees the distribution of funds, annually allocated by the OSU Foundation. The Student Foundation Board also acts as ambassadors to the University, attending a variety of events and participating in community service as representatives of the student body.
Looking for funding for your student organization activities? Interested in joining the Student Foundation to be a part of an exciting and rewarding board? Looking for scholarships for the 2013-14 academic school year? Applications are available in the Student Events and Activities Center in Memorial Union 103 or can be downloaded below. Please contact Shashank Bathula (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have questions. Constitution Available Here.
2013 - 2014 Officers
President: Shashank Bathula
Vice-President: Kevin Corey
Treasurer: Nathaniel Berry
Funding Request Director: Grant Howell
Membership Director: Kenny Kunisaki
Secretary: Senaida Mehmedovic
Webmaster: Daniel Song
Faculty Advisor: Michael Henthorne
How you manage your funds is often dependant on your funding source. For funds that student organizations directly raise through dues, fundraisers, etc, the Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center (AABC) provides access to a student organization Funds in Trust (FIT) account through the Memorial Union Finance Office (MU 215). For all other funding sources, contact that budget authority to identify appropriate use and documentation of money expendatures.
The AABC Finance Office provides the following services:
Accepts and records deposits of organization’s funds
Processes requests for checks to pay bill
Issues cash reimbursements
Keeps a running balance of organizational funds
Provides a monthly online statement on the status of your account
Provides cash boxes for student organization events
If you have already set up your MU account, you can access it using the following link:
The trick to accessing this page is that you have to be within the campus firewall (i.e. accessing any campus-networked computer or accessing the campus network remotely). Computers in residence halls, labs, the library, and public spaces (including the MU) should have access to the campus network.
The MU Accounting Office is located in MU 215 and is open Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. For further information stop by or call 541.737.2306.