8. Student Programs and Requirements

8.4. Student Activities

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8.4.4. Student Organization Fundraising, Sales and Solicitation

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Effective Date: 4-19-1972

Revision Date: 12-2-2003


The University recognizes the need for and may grant permission to recognized student organizations to conduct fundraising activities for their organizations which have been determined to be acceptable and legal if the fundraising activities fall within all appropriate guidelines contained within this policy. 

The use of University facilities for sales or solicitations for private gain is prohibited.  Canvassing or solicitation of funds, sales or subscriptions is prohibited on the University campus, in University buildings and in residence halls unless prior written permission is granted by the Vice President for Student Affairs or his/her designee.

Funds raised by approved agencies and organizations within the general campus community and the campus proper must benefit the University as a whole and support an educational or public service function.  

A violation of this policy by a recognized student organization may result in termination of its recognition status by decision of the President of the University, upon recommendation of the Vice President for Student Affairs.



University procedures are established which govern the registration of student organization fundraising and sales plans, as well as the authorization of licensed University marks, in accordance with this policy.  University procedures are also established which govern the sanctions for violation of this policy.  



The Vice President for Student Affairs is responsible for the overall implementation, administration and interpretation of the policy.  The Director of Student Judicial Services is responsible for administering the Student Conduct Code as it applies to a violation of this policy. The Departments of Public Safety and Legal Affairs are responsible for helping to ensure compliance with local, state and federal laws.



This policy applies to all student organizations at Eastern Michigan University.   


Authority for Creation and Revision

Minutes of the Board of Regents, April 19, 1972, para. .1097M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, March 20, 1974, para. .1326M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, December 20, 1978, para. .2038M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, December 2, 2003, para. .6194M.