NOTICE: Effective immediately, the Student Organization Business Office physical space in the IMU is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Staff will continue to assist student organizations virtually until the physical space reopens.

Important Fall 2020 Student Organization updates can be found here.

Impacts:

· Credit card checkouts are suspended until further notice. Staff have credit cards and are able to pay student organization invoices if needed. However, we recommend spending personal funds and seek reimbursement whenever possible. Both reimbursement and credit card requests can be found on our SOBO Forms page. An email approval from an account signer in lieu of a signature is sufficient.

 · Student organization deposits in the IMU are suspended at this time. We are encouraging student organizations to collect money safely with proper social distancing. This may include collecting money by electronic means or by mail. If your organization is holding cash, please contact us for further deposit instructions (Do not mail cash). Checks made payable to your student organization account can be mailed to:

Student Organization Business Office
132 Iowa Memorial Union
Iowa City, IA 52242

There will be more changes when the physical space re-opens to accommodate recommended health guidelines. Please e-mail sobo@uiowa.edu with all questions and requests.

The Student Organization Business Office (SOBO) provides financial assistance to all registered student organizations, the University of Iowa Student Government (UISG) and the Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) commissions and committees.

Commonly used student resources:

Services Include:

  • The main interface through which all financial paperwork for organizations must be approved
  • Continual assistance to organizations in the interpretation of university financial policies and regulations
  • Assistance in the financial planning of programs and events
  • Monthly University and Year-To-Date reports
  • Financial learning resource for student org treasurers      

Contact SOBO:

E-mail: sobo@uiowa.edu

Phone: 319-335-3065

In person: 132 IMU, currently closed due to COVID-19 pandemic

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