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Event Planning Form

Before meeting with advisor

  • Complete the form below
  • Research vendors if necessary
  • Have info for contracts if necessary
  • Know your plan of advertising
  • Know which forms you will need but review them with advisor before submission


  • Must meet with your advisor at least three (3) weeks prior to the event
  • Contracts can take up to 14 business days to process. Advisor must approve of contract before it is sent to the Business Office for official approval.
  • In Winter Quarter 2020 onward, the minimum planning time will be four (4) weeks.

Finances and Reimbursements

  • Vendors are paid either via card or purchase order. Consult with advisor. Never commit to paying a vendor before the advisor approves
  • Students should not have to pay out of pocket for university programs. If necessary, contact advisor before making purchases
  • Fill out a Post Evaluation Form after your event.
  • Turn over any financial/vendor documents you might have to your advisor.


  • Begin publicizing your event at least two weeks in advance.
  • We are Thurgood Marshall College, NOT TMC, at UC San Diego, NOT UCSD.
  • A Facebook event page can/should be made through the Marshall Facebook page, which can be done by contacting the Program Assistant.
  • Please use #TMCisFamily on all photos posted to Instagram
  • Marshall Memos announcements are due the Thursday before the week of your event. Please send a 1) Title/header 2) 200-300 word blurb 3) website link for more info 4) graphic that is 600 W x 200 H
  • Marshall/UC San Diego logos should be included on your graphic, please contact Program Assistant for the files.