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  • Tax Exemption

    • Organizations that are traveling or making purchases using SAF/USF/EAF funds should not incur tax.  As an extension of the University, student organizations are eligible for tax exemption.
    • Ohio Tax Exempt Form is from the state of Ohio, the form does not show the University's tax exempt number
    • The University Blanket Certificate of Exemption is a University tax exempt form which shows the University tax exempt number.
    • The Other State Tax Exemption Forms is a list showing which states have provided The University of Akron with a tax exempt status. Please read the attached certificates to find out what the exemption is for, i.e. goods,  hotel stays, services etc.
    • Registered student organizations traveling on behalf of the University or for official organization business/events are eligible to receive discounted rental vehicle. Enterprise is the primary company the SOuRCe recommends for all rental car/van needs.
    • University Enterprise Link – 950 E. Market St. is the closet Enterprise to campus 
  • Websites

  • Organization listservs

    • Organizations can also use the OrgSync messaging capabilities to e-mail their members.
  • Workstation and Storage Space

    • Student organization pods and storage cabinets are located within the Student Union’s Center for Service and Leadership. These spaces are allocated on a one-year cycle. These spaces will be up for reallocation in Spring 2015 – an application and announcement will be shared via OrgSync to all registered student organizations.
  • Training

    • The SOuRCe offers training for presidents, advisors, and all other officers! Training sessions are an opportunity for student leaders and advisors to learn about requirements, responsibilities, and resources available to registered student organizations.
    • We provide a variety of trainings in the beginning of each semester – some of which are mandatory based on registration.
    • The SOuRCe also offers individualized workshops that can be customized to your organization's needs or you’re welcome to join us at a pre-planned in-person training.
      • We have a trained staff that can provide various leadership and organization management training for your group –contact us for more information!
    • The SOuRCe also offers Student Organization Leadership Videos (SOLV) which can be found on our website and OrgSync.
    • To set up a training or attend an upcoming session, contact us at 330.972.2483 or
  • Event Spaces and Catering

    • Student organizations can reserve meeting and event spaces in the Student Union at a discounted rate.
    • If you are looking to plan an event outdoors, please visit the SOuRCe for the correct form and process – requests must be received at least ten business days in advance
    • Student organizations are required to follow the University’s policies and procedures when utilizing space or taking part in other activities.
  • Coca-Cola

    • The University of Akron has a contract with Coca Cola to provide the opportunity for student organizations to benefit from FREE products. Organizations interested in taking advantage of this program are asked to request items of their choice at least ten business days prior to your planned event.  The request form can be found on OrgSync.

SOuRCe Hours:

Fall and Spring Semester
Monday-Thursday: 8 am - 8 pm 
Friday: 8 am - 5 pm

Monday-Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Contact Us

1st Floor, Student Union Located in the Center for Service and Leadership: Room 133

All Liaisons- 330-972-2483
Kalyn Jorgenson- 330-972-6504
Abby Forman- 330-972-5979


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