Funding Sources for Faculty and Students

Emergency funding support for students will close for winter break starting at 5 PM on December 15, 2023 and will be available for the next semester on January 16, 2024 at 8 AM.

Faculty/Student Interaction Funds (Faculty Only)

The Dean of Students Office has funding available to defray the cost of student-faculty interaction activities. Requests must be submitted during the semester the event is taking place, and are on a "first come, first served" basis. Pre-approval is recommended by submitting the form prior to the event.  All reimbursements require original receipts to be provided.

To request funding/reimbursement, please fill out the Faculty-Student Interaction form located on the Dean of Students page on CollegiateLink via the Portal. Once in CollegiateLink, search by organization for the Dean of Students Office.

Academic-Related Funding Support

Faculty-Sponsored Student Academic Travel

Students should submit their proposals to the Dean of the College's office first. The Dean of Students Office may also contribute to academic student travel support.

Summer Research

Summer research grants are provided by the Office of the Dean of the College.

Co-Curricular Funding

Community Interaction Fund

The Community Interaction Fund in the Dean of Students Office provides funding for the following purposes:

  • Speakers or programs on campus
  • Co-curricular conferences off-campus
  • Community service projects

Grants for student travel and conferences attendance (not presentation) can range from $50 to $250, and grants for programs and projects can range from $50 to $300.

To apply for Community Interaction Funding:

Step 1: Complete and submit the Student Funding Request Form on the Dean of Students Engage page.  For full consideration please allow 2 weeks for processing once approved. All applications must be received at least two weeks prior to your event for review and consideration. You will be notified of your application status via email.

Step 2: Please email copies of receipts to Merryann Bishop or bring them by the Dean of Students Office in Alexander Hall 102, within 30 days of the conclusion of your event. For items that are being reimbursed, original itemized receipts must be provided.

Learn more on how to access Engage.

Other Funding Support for Students

Office of Financial Aid

All requests for funding that involve academic or curriculum-related needs (i.e., lab fees, course fees, computer expenses) should be requested through the Office of Financial Aid.