Benefits of Becoming a BCSG-Recognized Club

There are some great reasons for your club to be officially recognized by Bates College Student Government (BCSG)! They include:

  • Financial support
    • An account with the Bates College Accounting Office.
    • Ability to apply to the Budgets & Clubs Board (BCB) for a budget allocation to address the costs of operating expenses.
    • Ability to request additional funding from campus entities that provide such funding to BCSG-recognized clubs.
    • Monthly account activity reports from the Accounting Office.
  • Logistical support
    • Orientations and trainings for club leaders provided by BCB and/or Campus Life.
    • A club profile in the Club Directory, including your club’s description, contact information, and links to your social media pages.
    • A Bates Engage group to communicate with current and prospective club members.
    • If requested from Campus Life, a delegated email address to use for official club business.
    • The ability to reserve event, program, and meeting spaces via the Event Management System.
    • Robust support in the areas of club advising and event/program planning from Campus Life.