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August 23, 2021 All-campus email

Hello!


We hope you’re doing well and taking some time for yourself before classes start. Here’s our CSG rundown for August:

Anonymous Surveys (woo!):

  • Food Accessibility Survey

  • This survey aims to understand how many students get their groceries, how much they pay, accessibility to food, and on campus food resource utilization. Upon completion, you will be asked if you wish to be entered in a drawing for a chance to win one of five $50 gift cards. This survey should take about ten minutes. You can access the survey here.

  • Late Night Transportation on Campus

  • We would like to evaluate the existing late night transportation options in relation to your needs. This survey should take no longer than ten minutes. You can access the survey here.

  • Testimonials for P/NRC Grading

  • Please fill out this testimonial form for us to better understand how P/NRC grading impacts your learning experience. This form should take no longer than five minutes to complete. You can access the form here.

CSG Programs:

  • Healing Program

  • The healing program is an initiative aimed to serve students who are affected by identity-based violence by providing a means to find a long-term culturally sensitive provider as well as funding support to see the provider. You can find a culturally sensitive provider using this guide. Here is the link to apply for funding support for any aspect of therapy (cost of transportation, co-pay, etc.)

  • NYT Newspaper Subscription

  • CSG is pleased to offer free memberships for students to The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. They include full access to all articles through the Times and WSJ websites and mobile apps. Sign up at csg.umich.edu/subscriptions!

  • AirBus

  • CSG AirBus is providing students with transportation to campus from DTW Airport on August 19th, 20th, 21st, 26th, 27th, and 28th for five dollars. The cost will be charged to your student account. Check out the trip times, schedule and policies at csgairbus.com. Please email csg.airbus@umich.edu with any questions.

  • Personal Care Assistant Scholarship

  • In recognizing the importance of care labor, the Central Student Government is thrilled to announce the availability of $1500 scholarships to support two University of Michigan students who are or were Personal Care Assistants (PCAs) to a current or former University of Michigan student or faculty member. If you qualify and are interested, please apply at this link by September 15th, 2021 for full consideration.

  • Organization Funding

  • If you are a new organization, we offer additional funding to get your organization started through Wolverine Consulting Group (WCG). WCG also offers consulting services to any organization. Visit csg.umich.edu/wolverine-consulting-group for more information or to sign up for a consultation.

  • SOFC is also excited to announce the fall semester funding schedule! You can find deadlines, resources, policies, and more at our website: csg.umich.edu/sofc

Getting involved with CSG:

  • Ex-Officio Member to the 11th Legislative Assembly Application

  • There are six Ex-Officio positions to the Legislative Assembly: First Year Undergraduate, First Year Graduate, Non-Traditional, International, Transfer, and Pell Grant Eligible. If you belong to any of these groups and would like to represent them in the CSG Legislative Assembly, please apply here!

  • CSG Executive Internship Program Application

  • The Central Student Government Executive Internship Program allows for students to work closely with the Executive Team members on various projects throughout the year. You can access the internship program application here.

  • Assembly member Vacancy Interest Form

  • There are Assembly member vacancies in Rackham, Ross, and the School of Information on the 11th Legislative Assembly. If you would like to fill one of these positions, fill out our interest form here.

  • Join a CSG Commission

  • If you are interested in serving on a CSG Commission fill out this form. Commissions will start meeting in the fall.

  • Become an elections official for the November election

  • Interested in helping with the CSG Elections? There are three paid positions available: Elections Director, Deputy Elections Director, and Independent Special Prosecutor. More information can be found at csg.umich.edu/elections. Apply with a resume and cover letter to csg.contact@umich.edu.

  • Join the Student Organization Funding Committee (SOFC)

  • Interested in developing leadership skills while supporting student organizations across campus? Apply to SOFC! The Student Organization Funding Committee is looking for students to serve on our committee and provide input on funding decisions. If you are interested, please fill out the application linked here by August 29th.

Finally, if you still need to report your vaccination status you can do so here and if you still need to get your vaccine, you can find that information here!

As always, feel free to contact us at csg.contact@umich.edu or if you would like to set up a meeting with us, fill out this form and we will get back to you shortly!

Nithya and Carla CSG President and Vice President

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