The Student Organizations Institute offers you opportunities to network with and learn alongside your peers from around the world.

With a variety of engaging session formats, you will:

  • Explore best and promising practices
  • Learn strategies for risk management, advisor development, and student leadership development
  • Discover valuable resources to make the work that you do easier

In addition, you will be challenged to work collaboratively with your peers, as you experience simulations based on real-life scenarios and co-create programs and activities that can be implemented on your campus.

Student Organizations Institute

Schedule

Monday, June 4
Noon–4 p.m. — Checkin
4–5 p.m. — Campus Tour
6–8 p.m. — Opening Dinner
8:30–10:30 p.m. — Networking Night in the Union
Tuesday, June 5
6:30–7 a.m. — Morning Wellness (optional)
7–8:30 a.m. — Breakfast (provided)
9–9:45 am. — #Engage (icebreakers)
10–11:45 a.m. — Deep Dive: Issues and Current Trends Impacting Student Involvement
11:30 a.m.–Noon — Light Bulb Session: Registration Processes
Noon–1 p.m. — Lunch (provided)
1–2:30 p.m. — Deep Dive: Student Organization Policy Development
2:45–3:15 p.m. — Light Bulb Session: At Your Service – ACUI and NACA
3:30–4:30 p.m. — Breakout Sessions 1 (Title IX, Student Leadership Training, Free Speech/Campus Protest, or Club Sports)
4:45–5:45 p.m. — Roundtable Discussions
6 p.m. — Dinner (optional)

Wednesday, June 6
6:30–7 a.m. — Morning Wellness (optional)
7–8:30 a.m. — Breakfast (provided)
9–9:45 am. — Light Bulb Session: Officer Transitions
10–11 a.m. — Deep Dive: Risk Management
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. — Risk Management Simulation
12:30–1:30 p.m. — Lunch (provided)
1:45–3 p.m. — Deep Dive: Diversity and Inclusion
3:30–4:30 p.m. — Breakout Sessions 2 (Title IX, Student Leadership Training, Free Speech/Campus Protest, or Club Sports)
4:45–5:45 p.m. — Roundtable Discussions
6 p.m. — Dinner On Own
Thursday, June 7
6:30–7 a.m. — Morning Wellness (optional)
7–8:30 a.m. — Breakfast (provided)
9–10 am. — Deep Dive: Advisor Training
10:15–10:45 a.m. — Unconference Session
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. — Wrap Up and Closing

Registration

Registration includes housing from Monday, June 4–Wednesday, June 6 (three nights); dinner on Monday, June 4; breakfast and lunch on Tuesday, June 5 and Wednesday, June 6; breakfast on Thursday, June 7.


Early (through April 16)
Regular (April 16–May 7)
Member*$635$727
Nonmember$797$909


*Member rates is for ACUI and NACA members

Other Opportunities:

Commuter Registration (no housing): $458 (member*)/$594 (nonmember); deadline to register is June 22 for commuters
Extra Night Housing (June 3): $50 (no meals provided)

Register

Please note: The registration system will preselect a nonmember fee as you register. If you are a member of ACUI or NACA, simply uncheck that option to retain the member registration rate. Association membership will be verified at a later date, and nonmembers who have not included the nonmember fee will be billed.

Travel and Lodging

Airport

Driving

Furman University is an accessible drive from locations such as Charlotte, North Carolina; Atlanta; Columbia, South Carolina; and Asheville, North Carolina.


Lodging

The cost of lodging is included with registration, and participants will be staying in university housing. Additional details will be provided at a later date.