COSO Termly Updates

Spring Term 2022 Information

Funding Proposals: All funding proposals must be submitted through Engage. Proposals are due Mondays at noon for the Wednesday meeting. For detailed instructions on how to do this, please visit the COSO website. Please review COSO funding guidelines before submitting a proposal. If approved, visit the Treasurer's Corner  for information on how to access these funds.

Meeting Location: COSO plans to meet in-person this term, but may be able to accommodate some hybrid requests. Adjustments will be made as needed so please check your confirmation email before the meeting. 

Meeting Schedule: There will be NO COSO Meeting Wednesday, 4/20. Please plan accordingly. COSO does not meet during reading period, finals, or interim. 

Big Policy Meeting: The Big Policy Meeting is online! To access the meeting, go to: and click  '+Join this Course.' You will complete the module titled "COSO Big Policy Meeting- Spring 2022." This includes a short survey and two videos. There are questions interspersed throughout both videos that must be answered. The training will include an overview of how COSO works, funding guidelines and procedures, and information about how to access and use funds. To receive $100 in discretionary funds for attending, the module (all parts) must be completed by Wednesday, April 6 @ 11:59pm.   If you have joined this course in Canvas in previous terms, you will need to re-enroll to complete the meeting this term.

Events in Engage: Please add your events in Engage, so that students can access a centralized event calendar.  Also, a reminder that in order to book space on campus using EMS (Dartmouth's reservation system), your organization must have at least TWO current students with the position of 'EMS Contact' on your roster.  These people may hold this position in addition to any others held within your org. Please reach out to us for questions on updating your roster.

Budget Reports: Your organization account will receive a weekly budget report via email that summarizes activity, income, expenses, and balance in your account each week. The report will only show transactions that have cleared through the financial system and actually posted to the account. There might be transactions that are pending or in process that are not included in the report. For instructions on reading the report, please click here. If you have additional questions, please blitz the

Travel for Student Organizations: Please review the travel policy for COSO groups. ALL travel must be reported prior to departure via the travel contact form. Failure to do so could result in loss of group privileges and/or reimbursement for group travel expenses. There are also some new, additional requirements on the Global Dartmouth website

Duo: If you haven't already, you will need to set up DUO 2-Factor Authentication in order to log into your organization's email.  For more information on this, please visit:

Officer Transitions: Spring term is when groups should be conducting elections for officers for the next academic year (Summer 2022-Spring 2023). Please be sure to hold a transition meeting and share all relevant organizational information with the incoming officers. 

If you have questions about any of the information in this email, please email

Have a great spring term!