QuickTips! (For Student Organizations)

QuickTips! (For Student Organizations) are short videos geared to helping student organizations run smoothly throughout the year.  Not only are the videos very useful, but each video is equipped with a QuickTips! sheet with important highlights.  Check out some of the QuickTips! videos to keep your student organization on track.

Student Organization

Building an Organization that Lasts
Successful student organizations have many things in common.  Learn how to start and build a long lasting organization with this QuickTips! video.
Keys for Successful Organizations - Promoting Your Organization

Fall Fest Wanted! Good Member
Having active, involved members is the lifeblood for any student organization.  Learn how to find members, involve them and keep them with this QuickTips! video.
Recruitment and Retention - Promoting Your Organization
Checkbook Day-to-Day Money Management
Student organizations work hard for their money.  Learn how to manage it responsibly with this QuickTips! video.
Money Management - Taxpayer Identification Number Form - IRS Website
Meeting Liven Up Your Meetings
It doesn't matter how good the ideas behind your student organization are if you can't get anyone to come to your meetings.  Discover how to liven up your meetings and make them more effective with this QuickTips! video.
Running an Effective Meeting - Decision Making
Set Goals Goal Setting
It's easier getting where you want to go if you know the direction you're heading.  Get your organization off to a great start by creating a vision statement and setting goals and objectives with this QuickTips! video.
Goal Setting Outline - Assessing Your Organization - Goal Setting Tips
Leadership Recognition Banquet Winners 2010 Get Recognized
Has your organization planned a great event, given back to the community or just had a great year?  Discover how your organization can get recognized for its accomplishments with this QuickTips! video.
Leadership Recognition Banquet
Officer Tranisitions Leadership Transitions
A smooth officer transition can provide a strong foundation for your group so that they can continue on with their activities and plans.  Make sure the organization that you have worked so hard to build up will continue to grow and prosper under its new leadership with this QuickTips! video.
Officer Transitions
Habitat Build Get Involved and Give Back
Successful student organizations realize the value of getting involved in the greater community and not just campus.  Explore the ways that your organization can get involved in the community by volunteering with this QuickTips! video.
Volunteer Center Website - Volunteer Center Welcome Video
Community Partnership Program Application - Superior Edge
Adviser of the Year 2010 Advisers
Your adviser is one of the most important members of your student organization.  Make the most of your student organization-adviser relationship in this QuickTips! video.
Finding an Adviser/Communicating with your Adviser
Bakesale Show Me the Money
Does your student organization need money to host an event, go to a conference, or buy office supplies?  Learn the basics of fundraising at NMU with this QuickTips! video.
Fundraising Policies - Michigan Raffle Information
SFC Budget Request Form - Sample SFC Budget Request
Third Eye Blind Concert

Event Planning
Sponsoring events takes time, money, energy, and a little creativity from your members.  If your student organization is interested in putting on a program or event on campus and needs some direction, this QuickTips! video is for you!
Event Planning Contacts - Event Planning Timeline - Prior to Contracting
Production Checklist - Promotion Checklist - After Program Checklist
Evaluating Your Event - Posting Sites - Fundraising Policies

Contract Contracts: Agreements that Stick
Contract negotiations are a big responsibility and provide the foundation for an event.  Avoid a contract catastrophe and get your event off to a great start with this QuickTips! video.
Prior to Contracting
AV Equipment Event Production
Planning an event is a big job. Learn the basic tasks to put on your production to-do list with this QuickTips! video.
Event Planning Contacts - Event Planning Timeline
Production Checklist - After Program Checklist
Promotion Promoting Your Event
Planning an event can be exciting for you and your members, but what about everyone else?  Explore ways to get other people excited about your event with this QuickTips! video.
Advertising - Promotion Checklist - Posting Sites