Student leader resources

Part of the Office of Student Engagement's mission is to provide resources for students looking to develop their own skills and talents in leadership and service. This page features several resources produced for leaders. Explore the links and learn more about student leadership at Bluffton University!

Student Organizations
A full list of Bluffton's student organizations, groups and officers >

Event Planning
Steps to plan an approved campus-wide event and request funding > 

Student Organization Policy Information
Interested in starting a new campus organization? Need to know student organization policies relating to off campus travel, fund-raising, and catering services? This information can be found in the Opportunities for Involvement section of the Student Handbook.

OSE Workshops
The Office of Student Engagement Workshops are designed to improve and enhance student leaders and their organizations. All Bluffton University students are welcome and encouraged to attend the workshops offered each semester. In order to remain an active organization and receive institutional funding, each student organization must have a representative attend at least two (2) OSE workshops.

Quick Quotes
Quick Quotes are quick guides for student organizations and individuals looking for information on a variety of specialty topics. In addition to being available in printed format in Marbeck Center, these documents are available through the following links!


Leadership Resource Library
The OSE Leadership Resource Library is a collection of books and materials for student organizations, student leaders and advisors to use in their roles as campus leaders at Bluffton University. Books may be checked out by emailing

For a full description of each of the materials in the collection, click to the Leadership Resource Library page.