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Program Assistance Fund

The Program Assistance Fund, overseen by Student Government, is supplemental funding available to registered student organizations to assist in their programming efforts to the university community. Funds are also available to assist student organization members in traveling to state/regional/national conferences. 

Applications are available online (see links below). Contact the Chief Justice ( with any questions.

How to Request Program Assistance Funds    

1.  Complete the appropriate online application. The links can be found below with the application criteria.   

2.  The student organization president will be contacted via email to schedule a hearing date and time.                                         

3.  At the hearing, representatives from the organization will give a 5-minute presentation to the Supreme Court. In the presentation, the organization representative(s) should provide detailed information about the event or travel for which the organization is requesting funds. After the presentation, 5 minutes will be allotted for the committee to ask any questions.                                      

4.  The Chief Justice will contact you after the hearing to let you know the committee's decision.

Hearing Dates and application deadlines

In order to participate in the next available hearing, the appropriate application must be completed in its entirety and submitted no later than 12pm on the Thursday before the next Monday's hearing. However, submission of an application prior to the deadline does NOT guarantee a hearing. Hearings are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis under the discretion of the Chief Justice. All hearings are on Mondays from 3-5PM in B150C, Lower Level of the University Center.

Spring 2020 Hearing Dates           Deadline to Submit Application
January 27, 2020 January 24, 2020
February 10, 2020 February 07, 2020
February 24, 2020 February 21
March 16, 2020 March 13, 2020
March 30, 2020 March 27, 2020
April 13, 2020 April 10, 2020
April 27, 2020 April 24, 2020


To apply for Program Assistance Funding, you are required to complete an online application. Within the online application, there is a place for you to upload a budget for your event or travel request. You are required to use the budget template listed below. Please fill in the blue fields on the spreadsheet and then upload the file in the appropriate field on the online application. If you have any questions about how to submit the application, please contact the Chief Justice, Akram Abbadi (

If you are requesting funds for a program or event:

Program/Event Application

Program/Event Budget Template

If you are requesting funds for travel:

Travel Application

Travel Budget Template

appeal process

If you feel your organization was denied Program Assistance Funding in error or that the procedures outlined by Student Government were not appropriately followed, please contact the Student Government advisor Seth Ressl ( The Student Government advisor and the Student Body President will review the decision and make an appropriate determination.

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