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Resources to Manage Your Organization

If you are unable to find the answer to your questions on this page, email [email protected] for support. You can also visit our drop-in Zoom Room during the hours listed below, or email us to schedule a more convenient appointment.

  • Mondays: Noon-2 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 3-5 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 1-3 p.m. 

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EagleSync Help Desk


Management Policies


Creating a New Student Organization


Managing an Existing Student Organization:

Keeping a Student Organization in Good Standing

  • Two actions are needed to keep a student organization in Good Standing
    • Update the org's portal detailed below in 'Annual Update Process'
    • Have two members of the org attend Solar Kickoff which occurs in September of every school year
  • Keeping your Org in Good Standing Video Instructions

Annual Update Process

  • The only way to update your portal, which includes your e-board, is through the following steps:
    • Login into your org page in EagleSync.
    • Click on the grid icon on the left hand side of your screen and select 'Manage' view.
    • Select the organization you wish you update under your "Memberships" . This will take you to that portal.
    • Select the blue "Re-register this organization" button.
    • After you submitted the update make sure all members sign their e-signature forms.
  • Update and E-signature Form Video Tutorial

Officer Transitions

Special Events Form

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Event Services is not able to book spaces on campus for student organizations this fall.

Office Space Application


SOLAR (Student Organization Learning and Resources) Workshops

Note: The SOLAR Kick-Off Session is mandatory for two members from each Recognized Student Organization. All other SOLAR sessions are encouraged but optional.

September 2020 SOLAR Kick-Off Session [PDF]

  • SOLAR Kick-Off | September 3 | Virtual Zoom Meeting

October 2020 SOLAR Session [PDF]

  • Managing the Middle | October 12 | Virtual Zoom Meeting

November 2020 SOLAR Session [PDF]

  • Managing Mental Wellness during COVID-19 | November 9 | Zoom Virtual Meeting

January 2021 SOLAR Session [PDF]

  • Success in Virtual Recruitment and Retention | January 19 | Zoom Virtual Meeting

February 2021 SOLAR Session

  • Creating a Brand for Your Organization | February 9 | Zoom Virtual Meeting

March 2021 SOLAR Session


Financial Resources

As of Fall 2019, EMU discontinued on-campus financial (x-fund) accounts. If your organization has an existing x-fund balance and did not meet the deadline to transfer those funds you will need to follow the process below no later than December 23, 2020:

  1. Set up an external bank account at the financial institution of your choice (e.g. the EMU Credit Union branch located in the Student Center). Please make sure that the name of your organization's bank account is the same as the name of your organization.
  2. Become established as a University vendor by submitting a completed W-9 Form [PDF] and an Authorization for Direct Deposit Form (Business Vendors) [PDF] to the EMU Accounts Payable Office by either fax (734-485-5281), mail (112 Hover Building Ypsilanti, MI 48197), or via secure electronic submission using files.emich.edu
  3. Once you have received confirmation from Accounts Payable that your organization has been successfully set up as a vendor, email [email protected] to request a balance transfer.

In order to receive funds from any department on campus your organization must have an external bank account set up and have completed the W9 and Direct Deposit paperwork with Accounting.

  • Please use this web template to generate an invoice when receiving funding from a University department. .

Bake Sales

*Note: Bake sales are not permitted due to COVID-19 restrictions until further notice.

Funding and Fundraising


Winter 2020 Town Hall

Click here to view the video from the January 2021 Student Orgs Town Hall. Content includes the Student Gathering Policy and other policy and services adjustments related to COVID19.

Campus Life, 345 Student Center, 900 Oakwood Dr., Ypsilanti, MI 48197 734.487.3045 [email protected]