Bauer Student organization check processing
Bank account transitions
Student organizations with bank accounts at the on-campus Woodforest Bank are allowed access to the account, based on the information submitted to the UH Center for Student Involvement. This information should be kept current in order to ensure security.
In order to open a bank account, every organization must fill out IRS Form SS-4 in order to be assigned a tax ID number. This does NOT make the organization tax exempt. In order to gain 501(c)(3) status as a tax exempt organization, an organization must submit IRS Form 1023. In addition, this status requires that an organization submit Form 990 annually to the IRS. Under no circumstance should a student organization attempt to use the tax exempt information of Bauer College or the CBA Foundation.
Bauer College has funding available to help student organizations travel outside of Houston for case competitions, conferences, and other professional development opportunities. In order to be considered for this funding, an organization needs to submit the following documents:
Bauer student organizations are encouraged to promote their activities and accomplishments through a wide variety of outlets.
Rush Week is the primary recruiting event hosted during the second week of each semester from Tuesday through Thursday. This event is exclusively for recognized Bauer student organizations that have successfully completed the registration process with Bauer College and the UH Center for Student Involvement. Undergraduate organization tables will be located in the back drum area of Melcher Hall from 9am-3pm and graduate organizations will be in the AIM Ticker area of Melcher Hall from 4-6pm. Each organization is responsible for providing its own decorations, promotional materials, equipment, etc.
Registered Bauer student organizations can request to use classroom space in Melcher Hall and Cemo Hall by filling out the following form: https://www.bauer.uh.edu/StudentOrgRoomReservation/.
Requests are accepted beginning on the first day of the semester. Requests will only be accepted for dates beginning on the third week of the semester. Any reservation requests prior to this time should be directed to the UC, or other meeting spaces on campus.