Definitions of groups eligible to use space in the Student Union
Student Organization User
Student Organization User is a currently registered student organization recognized by the Office of The Vice President for Student Affairs, using the requested facility for University of Akron activities with appropriate authorization to provide a University of Akron student organization account or another source of funding to which all charges associated with usage may be billed. The Student Organization user category is for registered student organization activities only; events and activities requiring a registration fee by the sponsoring student organization will be required to have a contract. The appropriate advisor, in conjunction with a Student Life Event Planner, will determine which category the contract will fall under as outlined herein.
Campus-Based User is a University of Akron department using the requested facility for University of Akron business with appropriate authorization to provide a University of Akron account number to which all charges associated with usage may be billed. The Campus-based User category is for campus departmental business only. The department planning the event must be able to show that the majority of attendees/participants are members of The University of Akron community or that the event/activity is a requirement of the department as it relates to its mission.
Sponsored User is an organization or group whose affiliation with The University of Akron derives primarily from the participation of a University of Akron employee or student in the organization's leadership, and whose organizational purpose advances or supports the educational, research or public policy mission of The University of Akron.
External User is an individual or a group of individuals, organization, association or business not affiliated with The University of Akron.