The Student Organization Resource Center (SORC) is your first stop any time you have questions about student org processes, resources, or finances.

Here you will find guidelines, tips, and links to forms and resources. If you can't find something you need, contact OCA at 202-319-6003,, or stop by Pryz 202. We're here to help!


  • Basics

    The information provided should assist you in making contacts around campus, in meeting the demands of University fiscal and operational policies, and in performing a variety of other tasks associated with your position.

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  • Event Planning

    Planning events at CU can be complicated without the proper understanding of the various aspects you need to consider. In addition, depending on your event, you may need to work with a number of different CU departments, offices or vendors. The resources here will help guide you through those processes. 

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  • Marketing

    Student Organizations have numerous marketing resources available throughout CU including copies, color printing, banners, and even various electronic marketing methods.The sections here will help you through all of the marketing possibilities at Catholic.

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  • Finance Guide

    Please use the options here to determine the appropriate process(es) to follow when navigating the university finance system.

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  • Forms

    A collection of links to all of the forms you may need as a student organization.

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  • How-To Flyers

    The Office of Campus Activities has created a "How-To" library of flyers with instructions for different processes and tasks that are frequently asked in the office.

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Student Org Recognition

The Student Organization Excellence Awards (X Awards) are determined based on a nomination process and student based selection committee. They are awarded every April. If you are currently involved in a student organization it's not too early to be setting your sights on winning one of the following awards:

  • Academic and Professional Student Org of the Year
  • Service and Special Interest Student Org of the Year
  • Arts and Media Student Org of the Year
  • Club Sports Team of the Year
  • Faith Based Student Org of the Year
  • Intercultural Student Org of the Year
  • Organization of the Year
  • Program of the Year
  • Best Collaborative Program
  • Most Creative Program
  • Advisor of the Year
  • Cardinal Pride Award
  • In the Spirit of the Mission Service Award
  • Leadership Growth and Development Award
  • Marketing Campaign of the Year