UCI Campus Organizations

Department Affiliations

Department Affiliations

Campus Organizations can request to affiliate with various departments across campus to gain special benefits and support while committing to being involved in the departments activities throughout the year. Campus Organizations will gain a better understanding on how to build mutually beneficial relationships with these campus departments. Each affiliation has it's own set of benefits and requirements. You can indicate your request to affiliate with departments during the registration process or you can email your request to campusorgs@uci.edu.

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Cross-Cultural Center Affiliation

All Registered Campus Organizations (RCOs) who choose to affiliate with the Cross-Cultural Center will be required to meet specific requirements during the 2017-2018 academic year. RCOs who do not make progress in meeting these requirements may not receive the benefits of being affiliated with the Cross-Cultural Center during future quarters, which include receiving priority when submitting room reservation requests.

 

Requirements

  • Attend quarterly affiliates meetings
    • Friday, October 13, 2017, 2-3 p.m.

    • Friday, January 19, 2018, 2-3 p.m.

    • Friday, April 13, 2018, 2-3 p.m.

    Affiliates must send at least one representative from their organization to these meetings. It is the representative’s responsibility to share information from the meetings with their organization’s leadership team. Quarterly affiliates meetings will take place in the Dr. Joseph L. White Room at the Cross-Cultural Center.

  • Meet with the Assistant Director of the Cross-Cultural Center
    • At least two members of your organization’s leadership team will be required to meet with Daniel K. Park during fall quarter. This meeting should take place no later than Thursday, November 20, 2017. At this meeting, representatives should be prepared to share your organization’s goals for the year including any planned events. Please e-mail Daniel at danielkp@uci.edu as soon as possible to schedule this meeting.

  • Participate in Community Roots Festival
    • The date for RCOs to booth and fundraise will take place on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. All RCOs will also be required to participate in the mural contest to take place on Friday, October 20, 2017 in the courtyard of the UCI School of Law. More information will be shared in late September. $

  • Attend the Multicultural Leadership Retreat
    • The retreat will take place on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Dr. Joseph L. White Room at the Cross-Cultural Center. Each organization must send at least two representatives. More information will be shared in early fall quarter.

  • Send your leadership team roster
    • The roster should include your organization’s leadership team (board) to cccorgs@uci.edu no later than Friday, October 6, 2017. Please include names and e-mail addresses.

Benefits

  • Receive priority when reserving our rooms and facilities each quarter.

  • Gain access to our publicity tools including the CCC Weekly and social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram).

  • Provide input on our signature programs (i.e., Community Roots Festival) via opportunities to participate in planning committees.

  • Receive CCC Weekly and quarterly updates regarding unique leadership opportunities, facility updates, room reservation process, and resources.

  • Be invited to special speaker events, VIP receptions, leadership programs, and trainings.

  • Be advised on relevant topics such as event planning, budgeting, dialogue facilitation, and risk management by our professional staff.

  • Check out a canopy for your events beginning mid-October.

  • Network with other student groups engaged in diversity and social justice education, activism, advocacy, and community engagement.

  • Receive discounted rate of $25 for one academic year with access to A/V equipment in the Dr. Joseph L. White Room.

  • Obtain information about relevant leadership and internship opportunities and upcoming on-campus events.

  • Secure additional funding for your RCO through participation in our mural contest during the Community Roots Festival and other opportunities (i.e., Trivia Night). $

  • Receive scanning and faxing privileges.

  • Additional opportunities for funding $

Division of Career Pathways Affiliation

Affiliates will have the opportunity to earn recognition and prizes through the Professionalism Points Plan. Points are earned when the entire organization or individual members engage in activities with the Division of Career Pathways. Go HERE for more information.

Requirements:

  • Request affiliation by the end of Week 0

Club Sports Affiliation

Interested organizations must meet the following minimum criteria before applying for Club Sport status.

Requirements:

  • Be a competitive sport activity (regularly scheduled competition, league play, and or may culminate in a regional or national tournament)
  • Sport must be affiliated with a National Association, League, or other governing body
  • Meet with the Director of Club Sports to discuss the rules, regulations, policies, and expectations of clubs administered by the Department of Campus Recreation
  • If the club wishes to pursue recognition, they must submit the following to the Club Sport Director in written proposal:
    • Club must show it has a minimum of 10 members willing to pay dues.
    • A roster of interested students demonstrating a demand for the activity.
    • A annual calendar of proposed activities for the club
    • An operational budget for the first year of existence. Within the budget, fundraising and management must be defined.
    • A risk management review of the proposed activities for the club
    • Club must prove there is interested, involved and committed student leadership capable of organizing and leading the club.
    • Provide Name, address and phone number of each club officer
    • A club constitution is required to be submitted. Club operational by-laws should also be established.
    • Facility space required on a weekly basis for practices/games
    • Information concerning the club’s national association, league or other governing body affiliation
    • List of area and regional competitors

Requirements

  • Re-register with the Office of Campus Organizations & Volunteer Programs and pay the registration fee. This is not automatic even if your organization was recognized as an RCO during the past academic year. Be sure to indicate your organization's request to affiliate with Volunteer Programs during the registration process.* You will be contacted by our staff in regards to your RCO's affiliation status. For questions about the re-registration process, please contact the Office of Campus Organizations & Volunteer Programs at (949) 824-5181.

  • Read and understand the benefits of affiliating with Volunteer Programs and your RCO's responsibilities to maintain your affiliation status. Share this information with your organization so they can utilize the Volunteer Programs resources.

  • Meet with the Assistant Director of the office of Volunteer Programs. All new RCOs who have previously not affiliated with us must schedule a meeting with our Assistant Director. At least two authorized signers must be present during this meeting. E-mail your meeting request to Patty Zimmerman at p.zimmerman@uci.edu.

  • Attend quarterly affiliates meetings. Your organization must attend quarterly affiliates meetings at the Volunteer Programs Office. These meetings are mandatory and are faciliated by our professional staff. Each RCO must send at least one board member to these meetings. Quarterly meetings usually occur during Week 5 each quarter. More information is communicated in advance to all affiliates.

Benefits

  • Provide input on our signature programs (i.e., MLK Day of Service, Engage UCI) via opportunities to participate in planning committees.

  • Receive Volunteer Programs bimonthly and quarterly updates regarding unique leadership opportunities, upcoming events, workshops and resources.

  • Be invited to special events, receptions, leadership programs, and trainings.

  • Be advised on relevant topics such as event planning, budgeting, dialogue facilitation, and risk management by our professional staff.

  • Network with other student groups engaged in direct service, reflection, critical dialogue, and community engagement.

  • Obtain information about relevant leadership and internship opportunities and upcoming on-campus events.