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Treasurer’s Tip

John Foti

February 25, 2015


Filed under USGA

Track your spending  RSOs, as we move further into the semester, it’s important to continuously track your spending. Tracking your spending can help manage your RSO budget and can make planning events a lot easier, as you’ll be more aware as to how much your RSO has to utilize when planning certain events. This can also help when planning for ...

Treasurer’s Tip

John Foti

January 28, 2015


Filed under USGA

Welcome Back! RSOs: a new semester is upon us! A new semester provides RSOs with the opportunity to start off fresh! At this point, time is your best friend because you have the entire semester to plan events and utilize your USGA budgets. However, even though this is only the beginning of the semester, this is when your RSOs should be c...

Treasurer’s Tip

John Foti

October 22, 2014


Filed under USGA

Who doesn’t love food at events? RSOs—having food at your events is a great way to spice up events and provide a greater experience for all that attend. Be sure that all Sodexo orders are submitted to me no later than two weeks prior to the event date via a requisition through banner, as this provides Sodexo with enough time to ...

Treasurer’s Tip

John Foti

October 1, 2014


Filed under USGA

Dues Done Right! RSOs and RSO members—now that the semester is in full swing and things are beginning to settle down, organizations are beginning to collect dues. It is important that if your organization collects dues, a dues collection form be must be submitted online in Charger Connection before the dues can b...

Treasurer’s Tip

John Foti

September 24, 2014


Filed under USGA

*FROZEN EFFECTIVE 9/18* This past week RSO accounts were frozen due to lack of attendance at the mandatory USGA Treasurer Trainings. Per the USGA Constitution consequences of being frozen include inability to access USGA funding as well as collecting points for any event that occurs during the period for which your organization is frozen. In order...

Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

John Foti

September 10, 2014


Filed under University of New Haven, USGA

Magical miscellaneous funds Organizations are always looking for ways to get more funding and one way to do that is by requesting additional funds through the USGA Miscellaneous account. The USGA Miscellaneous account is an account that consists of the rollover from last year’s USGA funds that went unspent and the money tha...

Treasurer’s Tip

John Foti

September 3, 2014


Filed under University of New Haven, USGA

It’s your money; use it! Another year is upon us and that means another year of planning and organizing events! I know that the first few weeks of the semester can be hectic and crazy but remember when planning your events that time is everything. The best advice that I can give to start out this year is to make sure that you’re organized and to ...

Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

John Foti

August 27, 2014


Filed under USGA

Dear Chargers, My name is John Foti, I will be this year’s USGA Treasurer. USGA has a budget of over 1.65 million dollars of your money, and if you want to have an influence on how the money is allocated, I urge you to get involved. Whether it is through USGA or any Recognized Student Organization,...

Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

May 7, 2014


Filed under USGA

Thank you!  As the semester ends and final exams begin, I would like to take the opportunity to thank all of you and your organizations for a successful year. Countless great events were planned and successfully run this year, and I appreciated the opportunity to be a part of many of them. Good luck to Treasurer-Elect John Foti next year and congratulati...

Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

April 30, 2014


Filed under USGA

Keep an eye out for finals. Amidst all of the RSO work and other responsibilities you have, don’t forgot that final exams are just around the corner. Make sure to finish the year off strong. To my fellow seniors, start working towards those future plans if you haven’t made them already, whether tha...

Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

April 23, 2014


Filed under USGA

Backtrack and close out old business. As the year begins to come to a close, make sure to take some time to go back and check to see that any unfinished business or issues are resolved. This includes paying old bills and tying up any other loose ends that have the risk of carrying over to next year. You don’t want the next executive board of your RSO to have to deal with issues...

Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

April 16, 2014


Filed under USGA

Continuing the transition process   As you prepare to “pass the torch” and transition out of your leadership position, it is important to ensure that your successor is prepared to hit the ground running. The Office of Student Activities hosted a transition presentation by Campus Speak last Friday, and some of the suggestions from it include on-going job shadowing ...

Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

April 9, 2014


Filed under USGA

Beginning the transition process The transition process for new E-Boards is one of the most common issues that RSOs have. If you’re an executive leaving your position after this year, make sure to begin meeting with the incoming executive as soon as you’re elected/appointed. Don’t just read the job d...

Treasurer’s Tip of the Week

Isaak Kifle

April 2, 2014


Filed under USGA

It’s RSO Election Season! It’s around that time of the year again when many RSOs are electing their leaders for next year. If you’re still deciding whether or not to run for an E-Board position, make sure to be honest with yourself as to whether you want to, and can, commit the time required for the position. Don’t go for a position just because other RSO member...

Treasurer’s tip of the week

Isaak Kifle

March 26, 2014


Filed under USGA

Final Reminder Edition RSO Yearly Budget submissions are due to yearlybudget@newhaven.edu at 11:59 p.m. on March 31! Tell your treasurer and tell a friend to tell a friend to tell their treasurer. Don’t leave your RSO without any funds for next year!...

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