What is FESO?

Investments Club tableThe Federation of Eller Student Organizations (FESO) was created in the Spring of 2003 and is designed to be a member organization dedicated to the support of Eller College undergraduate students in their pursuit of co-curricular knowledge, skills, leadership and community activities.

FESO Eligibility

Student organizations are eligible to join FESO if they are recognized by the ASUA and have a  significant proportion of their mission dedicated to furthering the interest of students studying business. Specifically, 80% of the organization's members must be business or pre-business majors or minors. 


Benefits of FESO

Student organizations that join FESO will benefit from the following:

  • Administrative support and guidance
  • Assistance with room scheduling
  • Marketing services — Eller College listserv announcements, meeting announcements, bulletin boards, digital signage and involvement fairs
  • Resource and equipment rental assistance for events, fundraisers and recruiting
  • Rental of storage space and a mail collection


Membership Commitment

Student organizations that join FESO will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintain yearly recognition with ASUA.
  • Submit all fully completed forms/renewal requests at the end of each each Fall/Spring: FESO Application,  and a current constitution must be on file.
  • Maintain current organization and member information; updated information must be regularly reported to the FESO Student Coordinator.
  • Pay all dues for the following academic year. Late fees apply for all dues submitted after this date.
  • Club presidents and one additional e-board member must attend scheduled FESO events.
  • Officers in FESO organizations must maintain good academic standing within the Eller College and the University of Arizona (including but not limited to grade point average, academic integrity, code of conduct, etc.).
  • All FESO members understand that they represent the positive image of the Eller College and The University of Arizona at all times. Illegal behavior including member hazing could result in a code of conduct case and/or revocation of FESO membership.
  • Club information, Standards of Excellence and other reporting requirements must be submitted by the applicable deadlines each semester. Reporting will be used for the selection of the Outstanding Student Organizations of the Year Awards, which will be presented at the Night with the Stars Awards Banquet in May.

FESO Membership Cycle

The FESO membership cycle is one full academic year beginning in summer and continuing through the fall and spring semesters.


FESO Activities

Fall Semester

  • Fall Leadership Fest
  • President's Dinner with the Dean
  • Executive Officer Board Dinner
  • Eller College Philanthropy
  • FESO Forums & Training

Spring Semester

  • Spring Leadership Fest
  • Brunch with the Deans
  • FESO Olympics
  • Leadership Development Retreat
  • FESO Forums

FESO Technology

  • All FESO members will be asked to maintain up-to-date web pages with a direct link to this website: ugrad.eller.arizona.edu/student/feso



Student organizations that join FESO will be responsible for paying $125 in dues for each full academic year. Membership dues are waived for the first full academic year/semester for new organizations.

FESO dues are collected in May and will provide the organization with formal recognition as an Eller student organization and all the benefits

A $25 late fee will be added to the regular $125 FESO dues if they are submitted after the deadline.

Dues go toward the following items to support student leadership activities:

  • Use of equipment, technology and supplies
  • Club Banners and marketing support/materials 
  • Formal recognition as an Eller student organization
  • FESO Events

Acceptable Forms of Payment

Payment of your FESO dues may be made by check or money order. Cash cannot be accepted.

Checks or money orders should be made out to The University of Arizona Foundation. The foundation is wholly dedicated to supporting the University and is preferred partner for the deposit of funds for student programs.


FESO 2015-2016 Club Awards

FESOOn behalf of the Eller College of Management, Eller Undergraduate Programs, and the Federation of Eller Student Organizations….

Congratulations to FESO 2015-2016 Club Award Winners!!!

Outstanding Clubs

Outstanding Small Club – Eller College Student Council 

Outstanding Large Club – Investments Club 

Outstanding New Club – Eller African American Honorary

Other Awards and Recognitions

Philanthropy Involvement Award – Eller Hispanic Honorary

Tucson Community Betterment Award – Eller Business Administration Board

Eller College Service Award – Delta Sigma Pi 

Best Eller College Event  – Multicultural Night of Excellence (Multicultural Business Student Association) 

ELITE Entrepreneurship Challenge/Shark Tank (Eller Leadership Board) 

Best Professional Event – Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things Networking Tea (Professional Women in Business Association)

Most Effective Fundraiser – Commencement Flower Sales (Eller Ambassadors) 

Thank you all for your hard work this year, giving back to the Eller College, and enhancing the Eller Experience for every single one of your members.


Additional Resources


For additional information, please contact us at eller.feso@gmail.com.