Our Affiliated Registered Student Organizations
The Women's Resources Center accepts applications for Registered Student Organizations (RSO) affiliation on a rotating basis. More information on the benefits and responsibilities on WRC RSO affiliation can be found below in the Affiliation form.
Benefits of affiliation include:
- Advising support from the WRC professional staff
- Opportunities to co-sponsor events with the WRC
- Visibility on the WRC website as an affiliated RSO
- Publicity in the WRC newsletter and social media
- Option to host meetings or events at the WRC, or assistance in reserving other spaces on campus
- Assistance with archiving, by holding onto digital and hard copies of documents that would help conserve RSO history
- Attending WRC RSO Coordinating Council meetings (an opportunity to meet and collaborate with students from other affiliated RSOs)
Currently, the following RSOs are affiliated with the WRC
Mission: Under the leadership of the president, Women of Color will be entirely dedicated to providing support, unity, and education for minority women on this campus and around the community. Members of Women of Color will be responsible for creating fulfilling and long lasting relationships, supporting, unifying, and educating other members, relatives, friends, and other women through substantial programming, service of the campus and community, and exemplary behavior.
Meetings: Wednesdays 5:30pm - 7:00pm, Lincoln Hall 1090.
Leadership: Eriele Tellis, President | Tia Keeton, Vice-President.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org ;
Links: @WOC_UIUC Twitter & Instagram
Mission: SASA is an organization that is responsible for facilitating meetings and programs in order to spread awareness about sexual assault, support survivors of sexual assault, and work towards making policy changes on the UIUC campus.
Leadership: President, Bridgette Jasinski | Vice President, Suda Rao
Meetings: Bi-weekly on Tuesdays at 7pm at the Women’s Resources Center
Mission: To establish a community for empowering underrepresented minority students in physics, and to educate all students about racial, religious, cultural, gender, and sexuality biases in physics and at large.
Meetings: Thursdays at 7pm in Loomis 222
Leadership: Presidents, Amy Wu and Carla Stelsel
Girl Up UIUC
Mission: The purpose of Girl Up UIUC is to promote gender equality both campus-wide and worldwide. Girl Up UIUC is devoted to fundraising for girls in underdeveloped nations, empowering members, and spreading awareness about gender inequality in our world.
Leadership: President, Meghan Mokate | Treasurer, Erica Hackett | Secretary, Joseph Uhrich | Vice President of Internal Affairs, Marielle Davidson | Vice President of Outreach, Anne Mokate | Vice President of Fundraising, Natalie Brady
Campus Union for Trans Equality and Support (CUTES)
Mission: The Campus Union for Trans Equality and Support (CUTES) is an organization formed in order to provide a unique voice for the trans community at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, advocate for trans equality, discuss trans issues, and provide a safe space for support and discussion for the campus trans community. We welcome anyone who has a passion for trans equality and advocacy, or is just curious about the community in general.
Meetings: Wednesdays @ 7pm, in the LGBT Resource Center (323, Illini Union)
Leadership: President, Eli Sands
She's the First UIUC
Mission: The purpose of this organization shall be to raise awareness and funds to help girls in developing countries become the first in their family to graduate secondary school. All proceeds will go directly to the national She’s the First organization.
Leadership: President, Sri Kakumanu | Vice President, Areeba Ahmed