Greetings,

On behalf of the Office of Student Engagement (OSE) at College of Western Idaho (CWI), we would like to welcome you to this academic year. 

Your involvement in student clubs & organizations can help develop your professional skills and shape your college...

So you want to start a club? You’ve come to the right place! To effectively organize your group and prepare for the registration process, consider the following questions: 

  1. What is the purpose of your organization?
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Club Roles and Responsibilities will vary based on the club or organization's status within the institution.

Effective advisors will advise on club and CWI processes, but will also allow club members to plan and make decisions and mistakes. They will partake in club decisions and educate members in order for them to make informed choices. 

Club advisors must: 

  • Be
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  • Comply with all CWI rules and regulations as found in the Student Organization Handbook, this manual and other information provided by CWI.
  • Represent the student organization as elected officers of the said student organization in all matters pertaining to
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Clubs accounts are established through the CWI Business Office for the purpose of depositing and expending funds. According to CWI policy, all financial transactions must be processed through the Business Office utilizing the college account. This section will cover the policies and procedures...

This section will cover the policies and procedures for club events and fundraisers.

If clubs want to seek sponsorships or donations from outside the College, they must work with Student Engagement to submit a list to the CWI Foundation twenty (20) business days prior to seeking any sponsorships or donations. Student Engagement will forward to the CWI Foundation for approval....

Clubs and organizations are not allowed to establish club scholarships for individual club members. Due to IRS and Financial Aid regulations, we are currently not in a position for clubs to establish scholarships. 

Clubs and organizations are not allowed to donate or allocate funds...

Clubs traveling without prior approval are risking personal liability for the travel and associated activities. Even if club members are paying for expenses up front or there are no expenses, a Travel Plan for Approval Form must be approved to sanction the travel for liability purposes. Travel...

Additional tools and resources for clubs and organizations.

Knowing what resources are available to you can help you start the year off right. Below is a list of compiled resources that can help you get a jump start to your year: 

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