Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Fraternity and Sorority Affairs  
Update Your Roster!
Please update your chapter roster online. Now is the time to remove all members that graduated in May or August and others that may not be returning for any reason. Panhellenic Council Chapters must update their roster by Tuesday, August 25, 2015  Both Panhellenic & Fraternity and Sorority Affairs need accurate membership information for each chapter prior to recruitment - please help us out by updating your roster! Following is the link: Please go to Update Chapter Roster Online under Membership Information. If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Hart -

Fall Semester Certified Housing Workshop  
Mark Your Calendars! Attendance at this meeting is required as a part of your organization’s certification. You will be receiving your City inspection date, inspection fee invoice, Greek Housing Meeting schedule and Reciprocal Paperwork. All of these forms are vital if you wish to remain certified by the University. There are deadlines associated with each document so it is important that the information is shared with the right person from your organization immediately following the meeting. Again, attendance is mandatory so plan for someone to attend, ideally your House Manager or Chapter President.

Date: Thursday, September 3, 2015
Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm
Location: SDRP room 2025 AB, 301 E. Gregory Drive  
*Parking at meters*

Looking for a personalized, discussion-based alcohol safety program for your chapter? Request our one-hour Greeks Learning Alcohol Safety Skills (GLASS) program!

For more information on the program, please contact Sarah Layne, F.R.E.S.H. Greeks Coordinator at

New Chapter President Orientation
All newly elected Chapter Presidents must attend the New Chapter President Orientation to learn about the roster system, expectations of Chapter Presidents and meet the Fraternity & Sorority Affairs staff.
Date: September 2, 2015
Time: 6:00-7:00pm
Location: Noyes 161

University of Illinois 2015 Homecoming Court Information!
Applications for the 2015 Homecoming Court are now available at 2015 Homecoming Court Application. This honor is given to 20 student leaders in senior standing who are selected based on their academic achievements, campus leadership, and community involvement. Those selected to serve on the court are viewed as role models for their peers and outstanding representatives of the University of Illinois student body. Please help recognize campus leaders and forward this email to any student you know that may be interested in applying for the 2015 Court.

Also, you may nominate a student for the court by sending the name and email address to We will send a message to the student inviting the person personally to apply and letting the person know that a member of the University community thinks they would be a good addition to the court.

Applicants must submit their completed application by Friday, September 4, so nominate them now. 

Campus and Community Announcements  
The Counseling Center Paraprofessionals Tuesday @ 7pm Workshop Series Presents:  Absence Makes the Heart Grow Stronger: Maintaining Your Love When the Distance is Longer
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 
209 Illini Union

Office of Volunteer Programs

OVP                   OVP

SORF Application and Allocation Schedule for Fall 2015
Application Due: Thursday, August 27 @ 12PM
Allocation Meeting: Thursday, September 10 @ 5:00PM
Event/Activity Dates: September 17, 2015 - May 4, 2016

Application Due: Thursday, September 17 @ noon
Allocation Meeting: Thursday, October 1 @ 5:00Pm
Event Dates: October 8, 2015-May 4, 2016

Volunteer Opportunities  
Volunteer for Service FIRST – Saturday, August 22  
Want to give back to incoming students next school year?  Get involved in ServiceFIRST.  ServiceFIRST introduces new students to the local community through a half-day service project opportunities on Saturday, August 22, 2015 from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. There will be a 90 minute training during the afternoon of Friday, August 21. Apply to be a Project Leader or get your RSO involved as a Project Partner.

Champaign County Nursing Home
Champaign County Nursing Home needs help in weeding and cleaning windows for new unit opening soon. All supplies will be provided. Anyone interested and has a group that would be able to come out, please contact Ellen Schweitzer, Volunteer Coordinator at 217-693-5016 or at

Walk MS 2015
Volunteers and participants needed for Walk MS 2015. Any additional information about Walk MS Urbana 2015 can be found here on the website
Date: Sunday, September 13, 2015
Time: Registration begins at noon, walk begins at 1:00pm
Location: Meadowbrook Park, E. Windsor Rd. & S. Vine St., Urbana, IL
*Those who are interested in volunteering must register online by visiting the link posted above and by then clicking on “Volunteer.”

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