Campus Activities Board

Campus Activities Board (CAB) provides funding for events and activities that are campus-wide and collaborative.

CAB Application 2024-2025

Programming entities who request CAB funding, e.g., student organizations, University departments, University committees, must target the undergraduate student population and respect the University's mission.

Application for Proposals

For information on applying for Campus Activities Board support, please download the application which describes how different entities can apply for funding:

Campus Activities Board 2024-2025 Application

Submit all elements of your proposal to the attention of Jackie Lochrie, Associate Dean for Student Services, at [email protected].

Meeting Dates and Application Deadlines

All applications/proposals are due according to the schedule above and at least four weeks before the event date.

Fall 2024 Campus Activities Board Meeting Dates

All meetings are at 2 pm: WebEx invites upon application submission.

Meeting DateApplication Deadline
September 30, 2024September 23, 2024
October 21, 2024October 14, 2024
November 18, 2024November 4, 2024

Spring 2025 Campus Activities Board Meeting Dates

All meetings are at 2 pm: WebEx invites upon application submission.

Meeting DateApplication Deadline
February 3, 2025January 27, 2025
February 24, 2025February 17, 2025
March 24, 2025March 17, 2025

More Information About CAB

Campus Activities Board (CAB) is a programming board that provides funding for collaborative campus-wide events.

Student Organizations and University programming entities (departments, University committees, etc.) are strongly encouraged to base the specific proposals on the following Campus Activities rubric:

Program ValuesDoes not achieve expectations- 1Aspires-2Meets-3Exceeds-4
Academic EnrichmentAbsence of connections to the academic experienceElements of Academic interaction are lacking in overall program proposalConnections demonstrated between academic experiences and the post graduation worldEnhancement of the student academic experience; emphasis on academic excellence
Global Awareness and Cultural AppreciationLack of DiversityExpansion of diversity education is not fully developedExhibits potential to expand cultural understanding. Offers challenging multicultural experiencesProvides influential opportunity to significantly enhance diversity awareness
Personal and Professional DevelopmentConnections are not established to career experienceProposal lacks specific connections between academic and career experiencesArticulates career potential and personal valuesDemonstrates firm connection between fields of study and career experience.
Community DevelopmentCommunity development is not represented in the proposalMinimal effect in student engagement, creative elements and/or logistics are not fully developedBroad appeal to the campus community; possible enhancement of student engagement opportunitiesEvent is an established Campus tradition or event offers excellent potential to become a new campus tradition
Spiritual and Mission DevelopmentMission statement is not presentUnable to achieve the expectations of the university mission statementDemonstrates the capability to strengthen and develop members of the university community through holistic programmingClear commitment to Catholic values and the importance to service of others

Eligibility for CAB funding:

  • Programming entities who request CAB funding must provide service to the undergraduate student. The specific program must target the undergraduate student population.
  • All programs proposed will be evaluated by the CAB rubric (stated above).
  • All program proposals must respect the University Mission statement.

CAB Funding Limitations

The following are expectations associated with CAB funding:

  • Events and activities must have a campus-wide focus (open to all)
  • Events and activities must be sponsored collaboratively (i.e., more than one office/department)
  • Contracts cannot be signed before funds are requested. However, letters of intent from the vendor are needed.
  • Funds cannot be used for external conferences or conventions

Event Capital

CAB funding should not account for more than 25% of the total cost of the program or event, with a $5,000 maximum award.

An organization may not receive more than a total of $5,000 per semester.

Ineligible CAB Funding Areas

The following are the exclusions associated with CAB funding:

  • Advocates views that are in conflict with the University mission
  • Individual political candidates or direct lobbying efforts
  • Gifts or awards for organization advisors or members
  • Funds any contributions to outside charitable organizations
  • Payments of debts and previous expenditure
  • Purchase of alcohol

The following is an outline of the steps that need to be taken in order to apply for funding from CAB:

  1. Applications must be typed, with the cover page including the signature of the event organizer and the appropriate budget administrator. The application should also include a budget breakdown and letters of intent from all vendors.
  2. Programming Entities must apply for funding at least four (4) weeks before the event.
  3. A member of the applying programming entity must present at the CAB hearing.
  4. Organizations/Programming Entities requesting funding must secure a date and location for their event (and for outdoor events, a rain date and location are also needed) or have submitted a space requisition form.
  5. Programming Entities should attempt to obtain institutional support from another office, department, or student organization.

For questions regarding the Campus Activities Board and proposals, please contact:

Jackie Lochrie
Assistant Vice President & Dean of Students
Tobin School of Business, Garden Level
[email protected]