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Student Organization Financial Accounts

All registered student organizations at The University of Akron have 2 accounts:

  • Undergraduate Organizations: UAF & SAF
  • Blended Organizations: UAF & SAF
  • Graduate Organizations: EAF & SAF
  • The UAF/EAF accounts are funded via Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and Graduate Student Government (GSG).  Student organizations may request money for projects and travel through the Budget Management System on OrgSync.
  • The SAF account is funded by the specific organizations by means of fundraising, donations, membership fees, etc.

Tax Exemptions:

  • Organizations that are traveling or making purchases using SAF/UAF/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.

Rental Cars:

  • Registered student organizations traveling on behalf of the University or for official organization business/events are eligible to receive discounted rental vehicle rates. Enterprise and National are the two companies that maintain a relationship with The University of Akron.  The SOuRCe recommends utilizing Enterprise and National for all  rental car/van needs.”
  • Enterprise – 950 E. Market St, Akron, OH 44305 is the closest Enterprise to campus
  • National – 5400 Lauby Rd, North Canton, OH 44720 (Akron-Canton Airport) is the closest National to campus

  

If you or your student organization
has any questions regarding financial
information, please contact:

Ryan McCormick
Student Organizations Financial Specialist
330.972.8894
rnb6@uakron.edu

Sample Financial Documents

In order to access funds (SAF/EAF/UAF) for your organization, you must first complete a Student Organization Request Form, also known as a SORF.  Here is a sample of an accurately completed form:

If your organization has recently completed a fundraiser, was given a donation, or has a deposit to make, please bring your funds to the SOuRCe with a completed Deposit Form.  The SOuRCe staff will re-check the deposit and will ensure the funds are safely delivered to the appropriate office on campus.  All deposits are placed into your organization's SAF account - these funds typically post to your budget within two business days.


SOuRCe Hours:

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

Summer
Monday-Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Contact Us

Location:
Student Union Room 133 - located in the Center for Service & Leadership

Contact:
All Liaisons- 330-972-2483
Mallory Rusnak- 330-972-6504
Megan Vermillion- 330-972-5979

or source@uakron.edu

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