• Each September Student Orgs must either renew or register their group with the Center for Student Involvement.
  • Please keep us updated with names and email addresses of your student org leaders so we know how to get in touch with you. Contact Steven Anderson.

FAQs and Helpful documents

There are many resources for assistance:

  1. Student Org Advisor
  2. Center for Student Involvement
  3. Steven Anderson, CEAS Success Center Manager

Identifying how much money your student organization has, and learning how to access those funds is really important.

  • Know what accounts you have:
    • SAC (Student Appropriations Committee) is the primary source of funding for all student orgs.
      • Grant Requests are made early in the prior semester for the next semester. SAC provides grant training at the beginning of each semester.
    • UW Credit Union Account is set up for all official UWM student orgs through SAC.
    • Other accounts may exist, contact your student organization advisor or Steven Anderson.
  • Managing Funds
  • Other sources of funding
    • Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium (WSCG NASA)
      • NASA’s representation in Wisconsin, responsible for distributing roughly $800,000 per year for educational initiatives spanning K-12, graduate studies, university research, faculty programs and support for student activities.
        • UWM is a member institution so students can directly apply for fellowships (typically $3,000-$5,000/year; must be U.S. citizens).Faculty can apply for research funding.
    • National Chapters of local student orgs often have additional funding available. Contact them directly for more information.
    • Corporate sponsors
      • Contact Mike Andrew, Director of Corporate Relations at and Jean Opitz, Director of Advancement-STEM at to make sure there is not already a connection or ask pending from the organization you are interested in asking
Office Space

Student orgs can request a cubicle space in E370 from Steven Anderson each year. There are 13 cubicles for storage available on a first come, first served basis.

Room Reservations
  • Room reservations at UWM Student Union
  • Room reservations at EMS
    • The Kulwicki Garage can be reserved on Outlook. Enter it as the location for the meeting and you will receive a confirmation after the event is scheduled.
    • Other EMS Rooms (ie: E250, E280 back rooms, conference rooms, classrooms)- contact your org advisor or Steven Anderson
Food & Beverages
  • Planning an event
  • Contact 20/20 Catering for food and beverages either inside or outside the UWM Student Union.
  • Outside food and beverage can be used for events at EMS. You are responsible for setup and cleanup afterwards for all events held inside EMS.
  • Event Publicity
  • The CEAS website has a student org page that describes each of the student organizations, and incudes student and advisor contact info. Contact Michelle Boehm with updates.
  • Student Announcements are emailed to all CEAS students each Monday. Email Jennie Klumpp with details by the previous Wednesday (at the latest) and be sure to include a full description, a call to action (what do you want them to do?) and an image or attachment that may be helpful.
  • Hang a poster in the EMS building. You are responsible for design, printing, posting and removal of your posters.
  • EMS lobby display monitor can be used to promote upcoming events. Slides must be a png file that is 1920 x 1080 pixels. Send file to Michelle Boehm at least 7 days before you want the slide to run and include the specific dates you want it to be live.
  • Social media
    • Email Michelle Boehm in advance if you want a post shared.

You are responsible for creating your own posters, flyers, digital screens etc… You should identify at least one person on your team who can help with this. Here are some free resources for design:


All printing for student organizations using segregated university fees will be done in Union Marketing (WG50). No other form of printing or binding order is authorized. Persons will be individually liable for any purchases not made through the prescribed procedures. Please see Union Marketing for student organization pricing and a full list of services.

For more information, you can visit the website HERE.

Print and Copy Services provides free EdTech-funded large format poster printing for students for class assignments & research projects. This is the only service that is provided to students free of charge. The following guidelines must be adhered to when submitting a project for printing:

  • An authorization form, located on the Web site must be filled out, signed by your instructor or advisor and submitted with your electronic file and an 8.5×11 color laser printout, to Print and Copy Services.
  • EdTech funded large format printouts are limited to one printout per student per project (24 square feet maximum).
  • Allow 3 business days’ turnaround time. The service is not available on weekends.

For more information regarding poster printing contact

CEAS Events

There are many events where your student organization can recruit for new members:

  • Fall Welcome Fest
    • Back to school event with student org fair held 3rd Thursday of September.
  • S’mores on the Plaza
    • This fall student org led event is not scheduled yet. If you have interest in hosting, please contact Michelle Boehm.
  • Spring Student Org Fair
    • A spring student org fair is scheduled for Wednesday, February 21, 2024. If interested, contact Steven Anderson.
  • Student Org of the Week – Contact contact Steven Anderson
  • Calendar listings