14.8 Sales and Fundraising

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Effective Date:

12-20-78

Revision Date:

10-25-18

University Policy Statement

Fundraising by approved agencies and student organizations may be permissible if the activity benefits the University as a whole and supports an educational or public service function or the function of the student organization.  The use of University facilities for sales or solicitation for private gain is prohibited except at approved outlets as defined in the policy on Sale of Commercial Products. 

University Practice

Fundraising for such projects as the establishment and growth of scholarship and loan funds, the development of University facilities and the expansion of research, teaching and service initiatives of the University must not be in conflict with University Advancement activities or procedures.  In the case of student organizations such fundraising projects must have the prior written approval of the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs or their designee. 

Responsibility for Implementation

The President of the University or his/her designee is responsible for implementation of this policy as it relates to all non-student groups and the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs is responsible for implementation of the policy in terms of student organizations. 

Scope of Policy Coverage

This policy applies to all forms of fundraising by University agencies and student organizations except for fundraising under the auspices of University Advancement or for University-sponsored initiatives such as the annual United Way Campaign. 

Authority for Creation and Revision


Minutes of the Board of Regents, December 20, 1978; para. .2038M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, June 15, 2004; para. .6194M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, October 25, 2018


Last Review Date: October 2018


University Policy Statement

Fundraising by approved agencies and student organizations may be permissible if the activity benefits the University as a whole and supports an educational or public service function or the function of the student organization.  The use of University facilities for sales or solicitation for private gain is prohibited except at approved outlets as defined in the policy on Sale of Commercial Products. 

University Practice

Fundraising for such projects as the establishment and growth of scholarship and loan funds, the development of University facilities and the expansion of research, teaching and service initiatives of the University must not be in conflict with University Advancement activities or procedures.  In the case of student organizations such fundraising projects must have the prior written approval of the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs or their designee. 

Responsibility for Implementation

The President of the University or his/her designee is responsible for implementation of this policy as it relates to all non-student groups and the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs is responsible for implementation of the policy in terms of student organizations. 

Scope of Policy Coverage

This policy applies to all forms of fundraising by University agencies and student organizations except for fundraising under the auspices of University Advancement or for University-sponsored initiatives such as the annual United Way Campaign.