Where can I find an updated member waiver?
Can I include a waiver on my RecHub event?
Current club waivers can be integrated into a RecHub event. Waiver should be formated the same as the paper waiver.
If an injury has occured, where can I find the incident reporting form?
An online incident report form can be found here.
What is a near-miss?
An incident almost occurred that could have had significant impacts (Ex. Hikers throw rocks off cliff that could have hit climbers.)
What kinds of incidents should be reported?
All Incidents, accidents, near-misses, and behavioral incidences should be reported immediately.
What is an incident?
An event occurred, but there was no harm (Ex. Hikers throw rocks off cliff that hit climbers. No one was hurt.)
What is an accident?
What is a behavioral incident?
Where can I find my club documents (constitutions, policy, etc.)?
Club documents can be found on hoofers.org and are stored in club google shared drives. These require special permission to see. Permission can be granted to club leaders by a club president or advisor.
Where do I find more information about my club budget?
More specific purchasing questions and a club chart of accounts can be found under the "Financial" tab.
Does Hoofers have behavioral standards?
Discriminating in any form
Engaging in verbal or physical abuse
Making unwanted or inappropriate sexual advances
Participating in any illegal activity
I'm a new leader, what do I do?
I'm a returning leader, what do I do?
Where can I find the Lakefront Emergency Action Plan?
Where can I find the Offsite Emergency Action Plan?
Where can I get a Backcountry Emergency Guide card to keep as a resource?
This resource is designed to provide an outline for emergency situations in a wilderness setting. Get a physical copy from the Outdoor UW front desk or your advisor.
Do Hoofer Clubs take gear donations?
Can my club sell our club gear?
All sales must be completed through SWAP. No private sales are allowed.
Our club gear was damaged or stolen, what should we do?
If there is a loss or damage to inventory, there are strict guidelines and timelines for property claims. See more information.
Our club gear is old or out-of-date, can we still use it?
Does my club need to track and inventory our club gear?
How should we track and inventory our club gear?
Where can my club have meetings?
Meetings can be held in any Wisconsin Union spaces by working with CESO to book a room. Most club meetings are held in the Mendota Lodge across from the Outdoor UW Office.
How can I reserve Mendota Lodge?
All Mendota Lodge reservations need to be booked through CESO. The Outdoor UW Director approves reservations for the Mendota Lodge. Standing meetings are typically managed by the Council VP-Admin.
What is the Galley?
The Galley is Outdoor UW's food prep and pack-out space. Galley information can be found here.
How do I get access to my club spaces?
Access is determined by Club Leaders. You can also fill out the Leader Onboarding Form to request access. Access is typically determined and granted by your position. For any inquiries about additional access, talk to your Club President and Advisor.