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Campus CenterRegistered Independent Student Organizations (RISO)

Why register to become a RISO? ... Because you get access to all of these amazing benefits!

Campus Center Services:

Contact Information:

The Campus Center Office is located in CC-210. You can contact them at 808-932-7365 or campusct@hawaii.edu.

Services:

Campus Center Bulletin Boards

All fliers must be pre-approved by the Campus Center which can be done in their office. The required elements for all fliers are: RISO name, contact person and information, name of event and/or purpose for the flier, date, time and location. The Campus Center asks that your fliers be 8 1/2 X 11 so that they fit within the space they have available.

We ask that you include the following disabilities accommodation statement to ensure that all of your activities are open and accessible:

“Anyone requiring auxiliary aids or special accommodations to participate in this event should contact (club person) at (phone or email), 808-932-7002 (TTY) by (date that is 10 working days prior to the event).”

Edit all areas that are italicized with your information.

However, please note that your RISO is responsible for the cost of accommodations.

News and Events Calendar

You can submit an announcement or an event to the UH Hilo News and Events Calendar. The submissions are approved by Campus Center to ensure that you are an approved RISO. This is a fantastic resource as all submissions will be posted in five places: (1) the UH Hilo News and Events page, (2) the RISO Web Page, (3) the Campus Center Webpage, (4) the What's Happening Email, and (5) the UH Hilo App.

In order to ensure that this happens you will need to include the following tags in your submission (this is done at the end of the form): RISO, Registered Independent Student Organizations, Campus Center.

Additionally, if you would like your announcement or event to appear in the “What’s Happening” email on a specific Sunday it must be submitted by the Wednesday prior to your intended Sunday.

Meeting Rooms / Campus Center Plaza

You can reserve your room, or space, online at least 10 working days before your activity. For reservations of the Library Lanai, Campus Center Plaza or Campus Center rooms please visit the room reservation page.

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Your Chartered Student Organizations can do the following:

The UH Hilo Chartered Student Organizations (CSO) are Board of Regent approved and student run organizations that work to fulfill very specific missions that enhance the co-curricular life at UH Hilo. We have five at UH Hilo and all of them provide some kind of assistance to the RISOs, some of the benefits are passive while others are active, meaning that you need to reach out and apply for some while others start occurring at the onset of your registration approval.

Board of Media Broadcasting (BOMB)

With help from their programs, University Radio Hilo (URH) and Vulcan Video Productions (VVP) the BOMB can help you with:

Announcements, guest interviews and sound equipment (fees may apply for staff and equipment). Contact the BOMB at bomb@hawaii.edu or visit them in CC-310 for more information or you can contact the programs directly for their services.

Board of Student Publications (BOSP)

With help from one of their programs Ke Kalahea BOSP can help you with:

Advertisement (fees may apply), announcement or feature story in Ke Kalahea. Contact the BOSP at bosp@hawaii.edu or visit them in CC-214 if you have any questions or you can contact Ke Kalahea directly for their services.

Student Activities Council (SAC) & University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Student Association (UHHSA) – collaborate on events

Contact SAC at uhhsac@hawaii.edu or visit them in CC-301-B or you can contact UHHSA at uhhsa@hawaii.edu or visit them in CC-203-A for more information.

With UHHSA I suggest that you ask to speak to the UHHSA RISO senator to expedite your request.

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College of Continuing Education & Community Service (CCECS) facilities

Please note that the room reservations portion of CCECS will be moving to the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs office over this school year.

You can email uhhrooms@hawaii.edu or contact Shay Hara if you have any questions. Shay oversees the reservations for all facilities managed by CCECS.

A few reminders: - These facilities are available only after 4:30 pm, on holidays and weekends. - The Old Gym will no longer be a reservable space except for special instances due to renovations. - RISO advisors must be listed as the requester for the facilities. - All requests must be made seven (7) business days in advance, there will be no exceptions).

Please reserve CCECS facilities online by visiting their reservation website.

Facilities Available: - UCB classrooms - STB classrooms - EKH classrooms - Wentworth Hall Theatre room and some classrooms - College Hall classrooms

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Performing Arts Center (PAC)

You can contact the PAC at 808-932-7490 or at artsctr@hawaii.edu to reserve the facility. Please note that this facility does have fees associated with its use and the facility books upwards of 6 months in advance. For more information about the Performing Arts Center Polcies and reservation information please visit their website.

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Student Life Center (SLC) Rooms and Facilities

You can visit the Student Life Center reservations website or contact the SLC at 808-932-7607 to reserve facilities. Currently the SLC allows RISOs to reserve the work out rooms behind the weight room and the Pool Deck. Please note that some fees may apply depending on your reservation needs.

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Library Facilities

All reservable rooms in the Library are upen to be reserved for us by RISOs as long as the use of the room fits with in current study room policies which can be forund here. To reserve the rooms one student from the RISo will need to make reservations on the reservation website.

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Motor Pool Vans

You can contact the UH Hilo Motor Pool at 808-932-7001. Please visit the Motor Pool website to view the rules and get the vehicle request forms. Please note that Advisors are being held responsible for use of UH Hilo vans from the UH Hilo Motor Pool. They must be present the entire duration of use of the vehicles. Drivers must be van driver certified and registered with the Motor Pool, included in the link are the current dates for certification. To sign up you must call or go to the Motor Pool office in person.

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UH Hilo App

As an approved RISO, you are able to create your own page on the UH Hilo app to help connect with the students.The app is free and available for Android and Apple products. In order to sign up for the UH Hilo RISO app please fill out this google form. Please allow up to a week for your group to be added to the UH Hilo App. If you would like to receive a brief training or for more information, contact Maile at uhhriso@hawaii.edu.

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Organizational Username

As a RISO you can create a hawaii.edu username for your group. This can aid in the transition process and allows your group to use Google suite for club business. If you would like to apply for a hawaii.edu email address please visit the ITS website and select “Organizational Username”. These usernames will get approved annually by the RISO office.

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Campus Bulletin Boards

You may post on most bulletin boards on campus without permission. Those with a posted sign state that approval is required and who to contact for approval. For the official UH Hilo policy on bulletin board please see the Auxiliary FAQ page.

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UH Hilo Snaps

To help advertise your club and show what UH Hilo has to offer, you can now do a RISO Snapchat Takeover Program through UH Hiloʻs main Snapchat account - uhhilosnaps!

This is an awesome opportunity to showcase your club activities and involvement to both current and prospective UH Hilo students, and share with them what makes your club unique! Boost your organization's awareness and enrollment, and get your voices heard. You can even do this to get your social media launched. Slots are available throughout the academic year, on weekdays and weekends - whenever is convenient for you. There is also an opportunity to do weekly takeovers by your club. Please sign up by contacting Maria Vicente with the following: Student Name, Club or Organization, Email Address, Preferred Date(s), and General content for posting.

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Graphics Services

The UH Hilo Graphics services department is now open to RISO’s for printing fliers and other graphic design and printing needs. Please note that these services will need to be paid for at the time of purchase as Graphics will not offer billing options to student groups. For a full list of their services as well as prices please visit the Graphics Services website.

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Funding

The UH Hilo Chartered Student Organizations (CSO) work to provide funding that RISOs are able to apply for each year. For more information, eligibility,deadlines, and forms please visit the CSO Funding Website. or contact the committee driectly at uhhcsafc@hawaii.edu.

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