FAQ’s

  1. What is the Engineering Student Council?
    Engineer’s Council (E-Council) is the lead college-wide organization in charge of representing the student organizations and the students in the college of engineering. E-Council is in charge of coordination, communication and representation of student organizations as well as planning, coordinating and executing college-wide events such as the Fall Weenie Roast,  Fall Community Service,  Ringing of the Victory Bell,  Homecoming, Spring Weenie Roast, Engineer’s Week and other events sponsored by E-Council.
  2. What is E-Council composed of?
    E-Council is composed of the Executive Board consisting of: President, Vice President, VP of External Affairs, VP of Internal Affairs, VP of Financial Affairs, VP of Public Relations, ASNMSU Senators, (2) Dean Representatives,  (2) official representatives of each engineering student organizations (over 23 organizations) and general students.
  3. Is E-Council a student organization? How is E-Council compared to a Student Organization?
    E-Council is not a student organization. E-Council however is a college-wide council that falls under the Office of the Associate Dean  in the College of Engineering. E-Council’s responsibility is to ensure the completion of three basic functions: Communication, Coordination and representation of all students and student organizations. E-Council is the umbrella organization that every Student Organization and/or Chapter falls under. E-Council falls and is oversee by the College of Engineering and ASNMSU (Student Government).
  4. Can my student organization be a part of the Engineer’s Council?
    Absolutely! The only requirement would be that the student organization be a STEM related organization. STEM-Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Any student organization is entitled up to $500.00 for the school year to better enhanced the student organization and its activities. Student Organizations who fall under the council can also be a part of the planning of college-wide events and have the opportunity to elect the Council’s executive board. Student Organizations who are under the council can also receive resources from the College of Engineering as well as external funding from corporate sponsors.
  5. How can my Student Organization join E-Council?
    All student organizations who wish to be under E-Council must submit the Council’s Membership form located on the following URL: http://ecouncil.nmsu.edu/council-documentsforms/membership-form/. Membership form must be submitted by the deadline announced by the executive board.  You can also email: ecouncil@nmsu.edu to find more information about the benefits of joining the council.
  6. I’m starting and/or re-chartering my student organization? What is the process?
    All student organizations who wish to be under E-Council must submit the Council’s Membership form located on the following URL: http://ecouncil.nmsu.edu/council-documentsforms/membership-form/. Also, all student organizations must complete the re-chartering forms by Campus Activities. Re-chartering forms and information about starting an organization is located on: http://campusactivities.nmsu.edu/
  7. I am currently an organization under E-Council. How does the funding work?
    All student organizations under E-Council are entitled up to $500.00 reimbursement funds. That money can be used to purchase: office supplies, club/organization project materials, marketing/advertising materials, t-shirts, Polo’s, business cards, office printer (not computer). Organizations can use these funds as well for conference/competitions registration fees, transportation and fees.  These funds can not be used for FOOD/DRINKS/BEVERAGES and/or anything similar. More information, please speak to the VP of Financial Affairs or email: ecouncil@nmsu.edu.
  8. How can I improve my club? How do other universities run their clubs?
    During the 2015-2016 term VP of Relations and the Vice President had an opportunity to attend a NAESC conference and find the answers to some of your questions on topics such as socials, member retention, community outreach and more. Following this LINK you can see some of ideas and notes that may help you find a solution.