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What are the maximum funding allocations for student organizations?

Programming funds: First come, first serve until funds are gone.
Operating funds: $300 per year per student organization.
Tournament and Competition funds: Maximum of $3,500 per year per student organization.

Can A.S. funding be used to purchase permanent items?

No, A.S. funding cannot be used for the purchase of items considered permanent.

What is the difference between Programming and Operating funds?

Programming funds are used for funding specific events while Operating funds are used for items that are not covered by programming funds.

Can I change the date of an event if I have already received funding approval?

Yes, you can change the date of an event after you have received funding approval if the event is being delayed to a later date. To do this please contact the Sr. AVP of Student Organizations, your SLBO fund manager, and your CSI advisor to get approval for the date change.

What do I do if I made a mistake on a funding application I have already submitted?

If you have made a mistake on your funding application you will need to submit a new application for the event.

Can I still be approved for funding if I submit my application late?

No, A.S. cannot approve any applications that are submitted past the deadline for the application.

What is the current amount of Operating Funds provided for the 2021-2022 academic year?

The current provided amount of Operating Funds for the 2021-2022 academic year is $300.

What do I do if I have a question about the reimbursement process?

You should contact your SLBO Fund Manager, who can assist you with purchasing permitted items through Operation Funds. Click here for more information: slbo.ucsd.edu.

When is the last day to submit A.S. funding applications for programming funds for an academic quarter?

If you are applying for programming funds in the same quarter that your application is considered, then you must submit that application by Week 5 of that academic quarter.

If I have more concrete questions that are not answered in the list above, who do I ask?

Any additional questions you have regarding any A.S. Funding policies should be directed to the email asfinance@ucsd.edu, and you can expect a response within 2-3 business days.