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Organization and Event Planning Handbook

The Cornell University Organization and Event Planning Handbook is maintained by SLECA. For information about the handbook, contact the SLECA at (607) 255-4169, or email SLECA@cornell.edu.

Table of Contents

 1.  About SLECA

  • SLECA Organizations
  • National Affiliations

 3.  Registration of Organizations

  • Independent Organizations 
  • University Organizations
  • Priveleges of Organizations 
  • Responsibilities of Organizations 
  • Advisors

 4.  General Policies for All Organizations

  • Statement on Hazing
  • Membership 
  • Constitution and Bylaws 
  • Violation of Policies and Disciplinary Action 
  • Not-for-Profit Status 
  • Organization Development 
  • Willard Straight Hall -- The University Union

 5.  Program Planning 

  • Assembly Finance Commissions 
  • Events Management Planning Team (EMPT) 
  • Reserving Space 
  • Performer Contracts 
  • Promotion

 6.  Registration of Events 

  • Alcohol at Events 
  • Film and Video Use 
  • Event Registration Form (formerly the Use of University Property Form - UUP) 
  • Food Service and Catering 
  • Fund-Raising and Sales Activities 
  • Events and Risk 
  • Club Insurance 
  • Noise Ordinance 
  • Open Fires 
  • Rallies 
  • Use of the Cornell Name, Logo, and Artwork 
  • Fraternities and Sororities

 7.  Help with Planning Events 

  • Community Relations 
  • Cornell Police 
  • Environmental Health and Safety 
  • Grounds Department 
  • Dining and Retail Services 
  • Information and Referral Center (IRC) 
  • Underground Utility Hazard 
  • Risk Management and Insurance 
  • Transportation Services 
  • ADA Facilities Coordinator