Campus Activities Board (cAB)

Campus Activities Board (CAB) is a programming board that provides funding for collaborative campus-wide events. Programming entities who request CAB funding (student organizations, University Departments, University committees, etc.) must target the undergraduate student population and respect the University’s Mission Statement.

To view more information on CAB, access the request form, and view meeting dates, please visit the CAB Webpage.

CAB Funding Limitations

The following are expectations associated with CAB funding:

  • Events and activities should have a campus-wide focus. (Open to All)
  • Events and activities should be sponsored collaboratively. (i.e. more than one office/department)
  • Contracts cannot be signed prior to funds being requested. However, letters of intent from the vendor are required.
  • 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

CAB will not provide funding to certain types of events, including (but not limited to):

  • Events that advocate views that are in conflict with the University mission
  • Events promoting or benefitting individual political candidates or include direct lobbying efforts on behalf of a person, political party or movement
  • Events that provide gifts or awards for organization advisors or members
  • Events that fund any contributions to external organizations

In addition, CAB will not provide funding for the payments of debts and previous expenditures or that are put toward toward the purchase of alcohol at an event.

Process

In order to apply for funding from CAB:

  • 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. Late applications will NOT be accepted.
  • Programming entities must apply for funding at least four (4) weeks in advance of the event.
  • A member of the applying programming entity must present at the CAB meeting.
  • Programming entities must secure a date and location for their event in advance (for outdoor events, a rain date and location are also needed) or have already submitted a space requisition form.
  • Programming entities should be able to demonstrate an attempt to obtain institutional support from another offices, departments or student organizations before making a CAB request.