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Nick Fink, M.S.

  • Assistant Director of Student Engagement
  • Advisor, Student Organization Resource Fee (SORF) Board



  • B.S. Political Science & Communication, University of Denver
  • M.S. Educational Leadership, Oklahoma State University
  • Degree (in progress), J.D. Vermont Law & Graduate School

GALLUP CliftonStrengths – Top 5

  • Harmony
  • Consistency
  • Adaptability
  • Restorative
  • Arranger

About Me

Nick came to the University of Illinois in 2018 ago to join the University Housing team and worked as a Residence Hall Director. In that role, Nick worked to advance the advising efforts with University Housing Leadership and advised the National Residence Hall Honorary. In 2019, Nick joined the SORF Board as a Faculty Board Member and worked with SORF to update their funding standards. As Assistant Director of Student Engagement, Nick now advises the SORF board and works with the Student Engagement team to support student organizations.

Nick’s passion areas focus on leadership development, alcohol education, and toxic masculinity. Outside of student engagement, Nick enjoys rock climbing, golfing, and cooking with his wife.


  • Student Organization Resource Fee Program
    • Allocations
    • SORF Funding Orientation
    • SORF Board Administrative Secretary
    • SORF Board Financial Secretary
  • Student Organization Development
    • Co-curricular Learning Outcomes
    • Student Organization Orientations (President and Treasurer)
    • Student Organization Workshops
    • New & Re-Activating Student Org Program
      • New & Re-Activating Student Organization Orientation
      • Development & Growth Initiatives
  • Student Engagement Marketing & Communications
  • Student Engagement Research & Assessment