Latest News and Announcements

SOAR Information

RSO re-registration is now OPEN! Please follow the directions below to re-register your organization. The deadline to re-register is October 21st @ 11:59pm. Your organization will be frozen for the year if you do not complete the re-registration process.

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Leadership Cohort Programs Info Session

Tuesday, October 2

5:30-6:30pm in the Center for Identity + Inclusion (5710 S Woodlawn)

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2018 Student Leader Award Winners

With great excitement we announce the 2018 winners of the Student Leader Awards! We look forward to celebrating the impressive accomplishments of these students at a ceremony on Thursday, May 17.

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Spring Women's Leadership Book Club

Join us for our quarterly Women’s Leadership Book Club! Each quarter, we will read and discuss a book that addresses issues pertaining to women’s leadership. All students are welcome.


Our spring quarter selection is We Should All Be Feminists; you can claim your copy by bringing a $10 deposit to the 016 suite in the Reynolds Club. Your deposit will be returned at the book club meeting. Please also RSVP to Casey Talbot,


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2018 New RSOs

The Center for Leadership and Involvement would like to announce the new RSOs for the 2018-19 academic year!  These 30 organizations made it through the review process and were selected by the Committee of Recognized Student Organizations in mid-January.  For a complete list of new RSOs, please see below.  Each group’s Blueprint page is officially active, where you can find contact information, meeting times, and more!

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11th Annual Clinton Global Initiative University

The University of Chicago will host the 11th annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) meeting, October 19–21, 2018. More than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students from around the world will engage with university representatives, subject-matter experts, and other public figures on ideas and proposals to address societal challenges. Of the 1,000 slots available for students, about 150 will be reserved for current University of Chicago students!

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Annual Allocations for 2018-2019 is Underway

The Annual Allocations funding process for 2018-2019 funding is now underway with the launch of the required Annual Allocations training module.  This overview will list the primary steps in the AnnAl process, but you should make sure to review our website and other materials for full details. 

Step 1:   AnnAl Training (Mandatory) Action: Complete video and questions Due Date: End of Spring Break– 3/23/18

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Collaborating Across Differences

The Modus Vivendi Socity was recently featured by Campus & Student Life as a feature program. Read more here:

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Way with Words: Managing Challenging Conversations

**This session has been rescheduled for April 4

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New Food Policy for RSOs

Effective in the Summer of 2017, there will be a new set of policies in place surrounding how Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) are able to integrate food as a part of their events and fundraising efforts.

The full policy may be read at this link. As you prepare your RSO budgets for 2017-2018, please consider how these new rules will affect your fundraising initiatives and discuss with your RSO advisor.

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Political Campaign Activities

As a reminder, the University of Chicago does not support or oppose any candidate for political office.  As such, the University's facilities, name, trademarks, logos, or other resources may not be used for any partisan political campaign activities. 

For additonal information, please review the University’s memorandum on political campaign activity.

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Blueprint User Interface Updates

The user interface for Blueprint has been updated! Take a look at an overview of the new features.

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