Student involvement is an integral part of the Trinity College experience. The Office of Student Activities, Involvement & Leadership (S.A.I.L.) has oversight of more than 140 student-run organizations on campus; coordinates large-scale campus events such as First Year Orientation, the Fall & Spring Involvement Fairs, and Senior Events; coordinates the creation of the Ivy Yearbook; employs over 100 student workers; and provides a variety of leadership development programs and experiences for students.
In addition, the office provides oversight and coordination for two facilities that serve the Trinity community—Mather Hall and Vernon Social.
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In support of the College's working goals and objectives, the S.A.I.L. Office will work to: Strengthen the Campus Culture through collaborative programming efforts, welcoming and friendly community initiatives, and the development of a leadership/mentoring structure; Ensure Academic Excellence through continued collaborations with faculty and academic-centered programming; Reach Financial Equilibrium through a structured and thoughtful budgeting process, as well as creating sustainable programming that will not impact our department budget; and Share Our Successes through assessment of our programs and services, strengthening our community engagement and outrach, engagement alumni and community members in current programs, and development of a leadership program that highlights the importance of community values.
- Student Organization Activation - As of today, all student organizations should have reactivated for the 2015-2016 academic year. Reactivation and new organization registration is completed through INsite and is a mandatory process for ALL student organizations. Access to finances and the ability to reserve on-campus spaces will be on hold until reactivation is complete. New organizations can register for approval at any time.
- Student Organization Trainings - The S.A.I.L. Office will host a variety of trainings on organization resources, as well as how to use INsite (the student organization involvement portal) during the first few weeks of each semester. Please visit the INsite portal for training dates.
- Student Leadership Summit - The first annual Student Leadership Summit (SLS) is scheduled for Saturday, January 23, 2015 from 1-5PM. All student leaders are welcome to attend but pre-registration is required. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
- Student Organization Calendar - Student organizations looking to plan a Spring 2016 event, Vernon@Night! or Mather@Midnight! event should submit an Event Proposal through their INsite page as soon as possible. As a reminder, you may request funding for Vernon@Night! and Mather@Midnight! events, up to $250.00, by emailing your request to SAIL@trincoll.edu. Please be sure that your event is registered on INsite prior to submitting a request for funding.
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