Committee Responsibilities

In addition to the requirements outlined in Become A Member, general body members are expected to complete the responsibilities outlined in their respective committees.

  • Advisory Committee
    • Engage with Honors College students to better understand any concerns that they may have
    • Address concerns with Dean Keen after presenting them to President
    • Attend Honors Council Meeting with, or on behalf of, President
    • Plan and attend HCAB Town Hall, which will be hosted at the end of each semester
    • Aid President in the creation of HCAB socials
  • Ball Committee
    • TBA
  • Events Committee
    • Host AT LEAST one event each semester for Honors College Students (this event can be academic or sociall
    • Reserve a room for event
    • Reach out to guest speakers (if necessary)
    • Create a flyer to event and send to Marketing Committee AT LEAST two weeks before event
    • Promote event by posting flyers around the Honors College
    • Purchase supplies or ask if Honors College has some (if necessary)
    • Contact Treasurer to purchase food (if necessary)
    • Be present at event
    • Take pictures and attendance at event
  • Fundraising Committee
    • Plan at least one fundraiser per semester on campus
    • Communicate with the marketing committee to advertise your fundraiser and post an announcement on the Honors College Announcements page 
    • Attend/volunteer at most if not all fundraisers held by the committee
    • Reach out to restaurants and departments at UIC for sponsors when necessary
    • Create a flyer/poster that advertises the fundraiser 
    • Spread the flyer throughout locations on campus (whether electronically or physical copies)
  • Marketing Committee
    • Advertise HCAB events on social media (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat) and HCAB website
      • Posts must be uploaded AT LEAST two weeks prior to event
      • 2-3 posts must be uploaded each week
      • Event details must be finalized with committee member in charge (e.g. event name, time/date/location, description)
    • Create flyers (using Canva) to promote events
    • Promote events through the use of social media, physical flyers and word-of-mouth
    • Take pictures at HCAB events and upload to HCAB Drive in a timely manner (they will be posted on social media and HCAB website)
    • Rotate minor secretarial responsibilities, such as taking minutes during committee meetings, and report to committee about tasks completed
  • Volunteering Committee
    • Plan one volunteering event per semester 
      • Can be on-campus, with different Chicago organizations, etc. 
    • Attend at least 2 other volunteering events per semester
    • Communicate with the Marketing Committee to advertise event to the rest of HCAB AT LEAST one month before event
    • Take pictures during event to send to the Marketing Committee 
    • Clean out the compost bin once a month or as needed
    • Take on minor secretarial responsibilities (taking notes during biweekly committee meetings, filling in other committee members on their responsibilities on a biweekly basis) as needed