Purchasing equipment with Student Government Association funds places the responsibility for the respective equipment with the organization that bought the item(s), Student Government Association however is the owner. All equipment purchased with Student Activity fee money will be inventoried by the Student Life staff and stored in the Student Union Building.
When treatment of Student Government Association purchased equipment is deemed irresponsible, the individual or group can be denied the use of the equipment and/or access to funds in the future. Likewise, anything leased, rented, or borrowed, for an approved event, will be the responsibility of the sponsoring organization.
The Office of Student Life is not liable for any loss by a club or organization. Any such occurrence must be immediately reported to the Director of Student Life and the Student Comptroller. In the case of stolen equipment, Public Safety must be notified immediately. When exact loss is calculated, the Appropriations Committee will determine if loss was due to negligence. If the organization is deemed negligent, then the organization may be held responsible for loss or damage and it will be billed accordingly.