The Big Event

Community Government Association (CGA)


Community Activities Office Spring 2021 Plan & Operations

Effective 2/1/21, the Kehr Union Building will be open as follows: Monday 8A-6P, Tuesday-Friday 8A-11P, Saturday 3P-11P and closed on Sundays. The only point of entry into the building during these times will be through the doors by the Husky Lounge. To enter the building, students must have the negative test result sticker (from the BU Health Center) displayed on the back of their BU ID card. This will need to be showed to staff upon entering the building. Student are still required to wear a mask and social distance.

Anyone needing to drop off deposits can do so by placing them in an envelope and dropping them in our drop box. If you need to visit our office for an appointment, you must email one of our office staff members to make an appointment during normal business hours to gain entry into the office. All of the office operations below are still in effect from the fall.

As new information becomes available regarding our building, we will post updates on this webpage, so check back prior to making a trip to our office. Thank you for your understanding! Stay Safe!

Bloomsburg University Faculty, Staff and Students,

As we begin the Spring 2021 semester, employees will be provided with a variety of options to access Community Activities Office support while maintaining an emphasis on safety.

Most Community Activities Office processes support electronic submission. In the interest of public safety, please continue to submit documentation to the Community Activities Office electronically when possible. Thank you, in advance, for partnering with us to place student and employee safety at the forefront of our processes.

If you require assistance with submitting documents/forms to the Community Activities Office documentation, please email Dawn Ritter (dritter@bloomu.edu) or Joyce Grosz (jgrosz@bloomu.edu).

If you need to speak to someone in person, please call the office main desk at 570-389-4462. Please note: Staff is working on a rotating in-office schedule and it may be best to schedule a call via an email request.

CGA Executive Board

Community Government Association

421 Kehr Union Building
570-389-4462
cga@bloomu.edu

Electronic Submission Availability

Electronic submission is available for all requisitions and documentation and can be submitted via email as follows:

-Husky Fund/CGA Admin/Honeysuckle- Dawn Ritter - dritter@bloomu.edu

-Obiter Yearbook- Dawn Ritter - obiteradv@bloomu.edu

-Community Activities/Vehicles- Joyce Grosz - jgrosz@bloomu.edu

-Human Resources- Stacie Bond - sbond@bloomu.edu

-Comptroller- Neil D’Amato - ndamato@bloomu.edu

While we prefer electronic submission for your safety and the safety of our office, meetings may be scheduled with the respective party to submit in-person when needed/required. Please email some available meeting times to the person you are wishing to meet with and they will be in touch to schedule a meeting with you.

Community Activities Drop Box/Night Drop Box

In addition to electronic submission and scheduled appointments with the Community Activities Office staff, a drop box/night drop box will be available to drop off deposits, requisitions and other documentation. The drop box/night drop box will be signed as such and is located between the double doors (Old Science side) and the Community Activities Main Office door. There are envelopes and labels available for use (if needed) at the drop box/night drop box.

The drop box/night drop box will be available both during and after normal business hours of operation and can be accessed anytime that that the Kehr Union building is open/unlocked.

Community Activities Office Meetings & Appointments

The Community Activities Office will be conducting it's meetings and appointments virtually (via Zoom or other media). In-person visits to the Community Activities Office will be scheduled by appointment only, when in-person visits are needed/required.

Meetings and appointments may be scheduled by emailing some available meeting times to the person you are wishing to meet with. Once received, the respective person will be in touch to schedule a meeting/appointment with you. You may also call the respective person to schedule a meeting/appointment directly. Respective contact information is as follows:

-Husky Fund/CGA Admin/Honeysuckle- Dawn Ritter - 570-389-4465 - dritter@bloomu.edu

-Obiter Yearbook- Dawn Ritter - 570-389-4465 - obiteradv@bloomu.edu

-Community Activities/Vehicles- Joyce Grosz - 570-389-4463 - jgrosz@bloomu.edu

-Human Resources- Stacie Bond – 570-389-4351 - sbond@bloomu.edu

-Comptroller- Neil D’Amato – 570-389-4464 - ndamato@bloomu.edu

CGA Student Fee

Please be advised that the Community Activities Budget allocations are now available for use for the 2020/21 fiscal year. We are requesting that you prioritize spending and be mindful of expenses that you can potentially delay to later in the semester, as we are still working through unprecedented times due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Should circumstances change that would force a return to the RED phase and instruction returning to on-line only, we will likely experience an event that would prompt a refund of the unused portion of the student fee much like the Spring of 2020. Consequently, that in turn may have impacts on future allocations. We are asking that we work together to process appropriate expenses that provide a robust array of programs, events, and activities to our students, while being cognizant of the aforementioned. Thank you in advance for your support as we navigate through these extraordinary times.

CGA Travel

In support of the safety and well-being of the Bloomsburg University Community and in compliance with Bloomsburg University COVID-19 Travel Guidelines, all CGA travel, which is all travel funded or supported by CGA, has been deemed non-essential and will, therefore be prohibited until further notice. Consequently, the use of CGA vehicles for program, student club, and organization travel is also prohibited until further notice.

Please refer to the below links for further details:

https://intranet.bloomu.edu/documents/BackToBloom.pdf

https://intranet.bloomu.edu/documents/fin_bus_svcs/COVID19TravelGuidelin...

U.S. Mail for the Community Activities Office

Items can be mailed to the Community Activities Office via U.S.P.S. mail at the address below:

Bloomsburg University

Community Activities Office

Kehr Union- Room 428

ATTN: __________________ (insert name of respective party here)

400 E. Second St.

Bloomsburg, PA 17815

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Bloomsburg University's Community Government Association (CGA) provides an opportunity for students to govern themselves in a democratic manner. CGA oversees various areas including:

CGA also provides guidelines for administering the affairs, activities, concerns, general well-being of students under the Bloomsburg University jurisdiction and seeks to establish working relationships and open lines of communication with administration, faculty and staff.Above all, CGA encourages diversity in all its efforts and seeks to encourage all constituents to become involved in the governance process.

Mark Your Calendar...

SPRING 2021

 
   
CA Office Dates to Remember - Spring 2021  
First check run for 2021 1/8/21 (Husky/CA budget). Any check paperwork, will need to be submitted by 1/5/21 NOON (to be disbursed 1/8/21).
   
Executive Committee - Spring 2021  
Feb. 1, 2021 @ 4:30 PM Zoom
Feb. 15, 2021 @ 4:30 PM Zoom
Mar. 1, 2021 @ 4:30 PM Zoom
Mar. 15, 2021 @ 4:30 PM Zoom
Mar. 29, 2021 @ 4:30 PM Zoom
Apr. 12, 2021 @ 4:30 PM Zoom
Apr. 26, 2021 @ 4:30 PM Zoom
   
2021 Elections- Executive Committee
Mar. 17, 2021 (by 4:00PM) Petitions Due - Form and Submission via HuskySync, click here to go to the Petition Form
Mar. 30 - 31, 2021 On-line General Elections - To go to the voting site, click here
   
Senate - Spring 2021 Student senate meetings begin at 4:30 PM and are open to the campus community.
Feb. 8, 2021 @ 4:30 PM Zoom
Feb. 22, 2021 @ 4:30 PM Zoom
Mar. 8, 2021 @ 4:30 PM Zoom
Mar. 22, 2021 @ 4:30 PM Zoom
Apr. 5, 2021 @ 4:30 PM Zoom
Apr. 19, 2021 @ 4:30 PM Zoom
   
Campus Lawyer - Spring 2021 Wednesdays from 6-8 PM (as indicated below)
January Dates- NONE Not applicable
February Dates - 17th KUB 410
March Dates - 3rd, 17th & 31st KUB 410
April Dates - 14th & 28th KUB 410
May Dates - NONE Not applicable
   
Late Night Shuttle - Spring 2021 NOTE: SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE due to Novel Coronavirus precautions/guidelines.
Thurs, Fri & Sat Evenings 10:30 PM-2:15 AM Service running: NO SPRING SERVICE (NO SERVICE: Spring 2021) Stops are made at East Street (FCB&T), Corner East/5th (OIP), the Fountain, Old School House Apts., Warhurst Apts., Glen Ave Apts.,Uni-Mart, Honeysuckle Student Apts., and    Upper Campus. (MPA, JKA, MOA)

 

   

BUDGET DATES

 
2021-22 Budget Dates  
Budget Requests Due 2/17/21 by 4 PM to KUB 428
Budget Committee Meeting 2/27/21
Budget Appeal Requests Due 3/12/21 by 4 PM to KUB 428
Budget Appeal Hearings TBD

THE BIG EVENT

 
The Big Event- Spring 2021 Students - Check back for new information as it becomes available.
TBD TBD

CA FISCAL YEAR END 20-21

 
Dates to remember  
Last check run for CA Fiscal Year 2021 – Husky/CA Budget 5/14/21 (Paperwork due 5/11/21 by NOON)
Last date to deposit for CA Fiscal Year 20-21 5/18/21
Credit Card Processing for CA Fiscal Year 20-21 – Husky/CA Budget/CA Office No credit card transactions processed 5/21-31/21.
Last date for PO requests for CA Fiscal Year 20-21 – Husky/CA Budget 4/30/21 - Items ordered must be rec'd NO LATER than 5/10/21 and approved invoices submitted by 5/11/21 by NOON.
First check run for CA Fiscal Year 21-22 – Husky/CA Budget 6/4/21 (requisitions must be rec’d by 6/1/21 NOON)