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Active Policies for Fall Quarter 2014:
Conference Travel Reimbursement:
COESA will reimburse students who have presented or will present at conferences up to $250, forwarding the remainder of expenses to GSPDG for additional reimbursement provided the appropriate box is checked on the reimbursement form. COESA will reimburse students who have attended or will attend conferences without presenting up to $150. Use the Travel Reimbursement Application to apply for travel reimbursement (If forwarding to GSPDG, all pages must be filled out; COESA only requires Pages 1 and 2, as well as relevant receipts and proof of conference participation, if applicable).
This is a provisional policy. If a new policy is adopted in Fall Term that increases funding for student travel, students who had already submitted requests for travel reimbursement that term will have the option to re-submit to request additional reimbursement for funds not reimbursed under the earlier policy.
Distributed on a first-come; first-served basis to students with a faculty letter attesting to their need. We will keep an running record of laptops so that we know how many we have available at a given time.
If the dean's office approves a poster or proposal for display in Ruffatto Hall, COESA will reimburse associated printing expenses. Posters printed for presentation at conferences can be reimbursed through the travel reimbursement policies.
Student Group Expense Reimbursement:
All student groups will have $500 set aside each term to cover reimbursement costs for events. If this limit is exceeded, reimbursements will be approved on a case-by-case basis. If the $500 per term limit is exceeded event organizers are encouraged to submit a request for additional reimbursement approval prior to making expenditures to avoid expenses that might not be reimbursed. If you have a student group expense that you are trying to get reimbursed, please use the GSA Event Reimbursement Form
Outstanding reimbursement approval requests from LIS student programs were approved. The amount of money covered by these requests will not count against the total discretionary budget for the LIS student groups.
Individual Research Costs:
COESA will not reimburse costs related to individual student research projects at this time.
Contact COESA at COESA.DU@gmail.com.
Drop forms and other hard copies at our mailbox in the 2nd floor galley in Katherine Ruffatto Hall. We look forward to hearing from you!
Communication – We serve as a conduit of information for important college and university happenings, as well as providing information to and from GSAC, the Graduate Student Association Council. We also provide an avenue for graduate students to communicate their needs and ideas with each other and to the faculty, staff, and administration.
Associations – We have been helping each of the seven departments/programs within the college to develop their own individual smaller associations to better meet the more specific needs of graduate students.
Representation – We aim to have representation from each academic program at the Morgridge College of Education. We want to hear from all students -- contact your representative or the COESA board with questions, ideas, and opinions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Events – We organize two primary college-wide events each year, a festive event in the fall and College of Education Week in the spring, in an effort to increase a sense of community between students, faculty, staff, and administration.
Scholarship and Research – We promote scholarship and research in a broad sense by helping to increase the quality and availability of experiences for students to engage in research and scholarship within the college and beyond. We have also provided some scholarship money, in conjunction with the Dean’s office, for graduate students who present at professional conferences or are conducting thesis/dissertation research.