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Student Bar Association Senate Meetings

Every Wednesday
4:30pm – 5:30pm
Room 255
If you would like to present an issue to the SBA Senate, please e-mail Steven Lambert by 12:00 am on Monday to be placed on the Agenda.

Click to view the SBA Minutes and Agendas

SBA Member Resources:

  • Event Planning

1. Consider potential dates for your event and check the Events Calendar for potential conflicts.

2. Schedule your event using the R25 Reservation Calendar, using your WebCentral log-in credentials.

a. When completing your room request completely fill in each field. The description portion will be used for all advertising of your event.

3. Request funding from the SBA by submitting Funding Request Forms to the .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

4. Check the SBA Expenses Guidelines to determine if expenses related to your event will be reimbursed.

5. Most expenses must be paid out of pocket and submitted to the Dean’s Suite in suite 215 with a receipt using the Reimbursement Form.

a. Note: The University will not reimburse Sales Tax. Use the University Tax Exempt Form when making purchases.

6. For larger events always consult Student Affairs in suite 235 before beginning any planning.

7. More information on event planning including catering, alcohol, and other items can be found on the Event Planning Guide for Students.

  • Student Travel

o Any travel is limited to 2 student representatives who may be funded for no more than two-thirds of their expenses from DU funds not to exceed $500 each. A third person may also travel once a year at the discretion of the SBA Senate, but may not receive more than $250. Due to limited student travel funds, SBA usually allocates less than the maximum in order to reserve funds for travel throughout the year. If you believe you have an extraordinary circumstance, please explain on the Travel Request Form. DISCLAIMER: Retroactive requests will NOT be considered. Requests must be submitted and approved by SBA before travel can commence. NO EXCEPTIONS.

1. Review the law school Student Travel Policies

2. Obtain approval from .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) in Student Affairs.

3. After receiving approval from Dean Powell, submit a Travel Request to the .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for approval and funding, and attach the obtained approval as instructed.

4. Consult with Chris Newman in suite 215 regarding the per diem requirements and reimbursement process before incurring any travel expenses.

  • Communication to All Students – Posters and E-mails

Any communication to all students must be approved by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) in suite 235. Posters must be stamped with approval and a takedown date before being put up. All student organizations will be limited to 1 all student e-mail per semester. To send out this e-mail contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

  • Logos and Banners

For a Student Organization Logo or Banner please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). All logos must comply with the University’s logo policies.

  • SBA Constitution and Bylaws

Student Bar Association
Student Bar Association By-Laws
Student Bar Association Senate Administrative Guidelines
Appendix A: American Bar Association/Law Student Division Charter By-Laws
SBA President Archive