An organization may exhaust up to 5% of appropriated money to purchase awards, trophies, or plaques. Requests for additional money will be reveiwed and approved or denied at the discretion of the Director of Student Life.
Purchases in mass for the publicity of organizations such as shirts, pencils, give-aways, etc. may be ordered through allocated funds. Exclusive orders such as shirts only for Executive Boards must be paid for through unallocated funds. All 'bonding nights', E-Board Dinners, and exclusive events for only E-Board members must be paid for through unallocated funds.
Requests for food must be itemized in a group's budget for an event. All food to be consumed on campus must be purchased through Gourmet Dining Services unless written approval is given from the Director of Gourmet Dining. Student groups may request money for food, provided that it enhances the educational experience. These instances will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The Office of Student Life reserves the right to deny money orders for food if organizations are using more then a reasonable amount of their overall budget on food for events and meetings. A reasonable amount will be defined at teh discretion of the Director of Student Life.