Orientation Fund

Applications are OPEN until October 31st.

Your application will be reviewed October-November and you will be notified in December. Please make sure you have all documents ready to submit!

Things to Remember

  1. This award is available to any qualifying applications. The orientation activity must have served incoming graduate students and received no other outside sponsorship.
  2. Once all applications are received, the GSA’s orientation fund will be allocated among qualifying applicant department based on the requested amount and the department size.  The maximum award amount is $500 per department.
  3. Once approved, you must submit itemized receipts WITH NO ALCOHOL on any receipt in order to be reimbursed.  Please save these receipts!
  4. Once approved, you must submit an attendance sheet indicating that incoming graduate students attended this event.
  5. You must provide a university Agency Account in order for your group to be reimbursed.
  6. The event must have occurred between September 1 and October 31.
  7. Awards must follow all University travel and expense rules. For example, we cannot reimburse first class air tickets or reimburse anything over economy class for a car rental.

Questions? Please contact the GSA Treasurer.

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