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SOLID Workshop Series

Program Overview

The Student Organization Leaders Intentional Development (SOLID) program is an initiative to ensure that you, as student organization leaders, are properly equipped to lead your groups successfully and utilize all of the resources available. The goals of SOLID are to:

  • help your student organization(s) achieve its goals
  • develop your leadership knowledge and skills
  • ensure that you are aware of university policies and resources
  • promote responsibility, respect, and positive experiences through student organizations

SOLID workshops provide organization leaders with information on the policies and requirements associated with student groups on campus, an in-depth overview of UConntact, and effective strategies and suggestions specific to each Student Leader position.

SOLID Status Definitions

ACTIVE organizations have met all SOLID requirements and are listed on UConntact, eligible for space, funding and advisement requests
FROZEN organizations have not yet met all SOLID requirements. Please contact dsaSOS@uconn.edu for information related to your status
LOCKED organizations are administratively temporarily suspended based on conduct or failure to complete requirements (ie constitution renewal)
INACTIVE organizations have disbanded or have been suspended.

Executive Leadership (Tier I, Tier II)

Who must attend: Tier-I President, Tier-II President, Tier-II Vice President

  • Content: This workshop is designed to teach RSO Presidents and Vice Presidents about the role and main responsibilities of their positions through facilitation of organizational goals and needs.

Organizational Financial Management (Tier II)

Who must attend: Tier-II Treasurer

  • Content: This workshop provides RSO Treasurers with an overview of the financial responsibilities of Tier II organizations, and how these should be managed. This includes financial planning, contracts, reimbursements, equipment inventories, fundraising, co-sponsorships, and making financial reports.

Organization Values and Culture (Tier I, Tier II)

Who must attend: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary

  • Content: This workshop is designed to teach RSO leaders to identify organizational values, behaviors that enact those values, and how to create a healthy organizational culture.

SOLID 101 – Online Training (Tier I, Tier II)

Who must attend: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary

  • Content: This workshop is designed to teach all RSO leaders about the SOLID program, requirements and trainings, officer positions, and offices/resources available to RSOs.

Pertinent Policies & Procedures – Online Training (Tier I, Tier II, Tier III)

Who must attend: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary

  • Content: This workshop provides RSO leaders with information related to important policies and procedures including using Logos, Posting, Rock Painting, On Campus and Off Campus events.

RSO Hazing, Harming, & Harassing – Online Training (Tier I, Tier II)

Who must attend: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary

  • Content: This workshop provides information to all RSO Leaders regarding Hazing, Harming, and Harassment behaviors to provide a better understanding and ways to create positive experiences for the community.

SOLID Secretary – Online Training (Tier II)

Who must attend: Tier-II Secretary

  • Content: This workshop is designed to provide RSO Secretaries with an overview of the role of a secretary, including attendance tracking, meeting minutes, correspondence, record keeping methods and practices.

Which SOLID workshop should I take?

The required workshop for each position is listed below:

Organization Leader Title

Required In Person Workshop

Required Online Workshops

Tier-I President Org Values & Culture
+Executive Leadership
SOLID 101 + Pertinent Policies & Procedures + RSO Hazing, Harming & Harassment
Tier-II President Org Values & Culture
+Executive Leadership
SOLID 101 + Pertinent Policies & Procedures + RSO Hazing, Harming & Harassment
Tier-II Vice President Org Values & Culture
+Executive Leadership
SOLID 101 + Pertinent Policies & Procedures + RSO Hazing, Harming & Harassment
Tier-II Treasurer Org Values & Culture
+Org Financial Mgmt
SOLID 101 + Pertinent Policies & Procedures + RSO Hazing, Harming & Harassment
Tier-II Secretary Org Values & Culture RSO Secretary + SOLID 101 + Pertinent Policies & Procedures + RSO Hazing, Harming & Harassment
Tier-III President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary Triad Leadership Program Pertinent Policies & Procedures + RSO Hazing, Harming & Harassment

*Online Workshop Credit for  Pertinent Policies & Procedures, and RSO Hazing, Harming & Harassment expires each summer.  New online workshops will be announced before the next semester and must be completed by all officers. SOLID 101, Values & Culture, Executive Leadership, Org Fin. Mgmt, and Secretary training do not need to be retaken.

View the Fall 2017 SOLID workshop schedule here

Register for SOLIDS on UConntact!