Are you a college student who wants to host an unforgettable party? Easy Event Planning’s college party budget worksheet contains most of the expenses you can anticipate, whether you are hosting a small house party, or going all out and renting a venue for the night. We understand that you want to maximize the good times while minimizing the expenses, and the included tracker will help you see where your cash is going and what it is getting you. The sheet has room for the smallest details such as tablecloths, all the way to more significant expenses such as lighting, decoration and music.
Check out our budget sheet and party checklist to get started!
6 Reasons You’ll Love Our College Party Budget Worksheet
College parties differ greatly from adult, professional or children’s parties, and we understand that. The vibe is totally different and so are the expectations from your guests. Decorations, themes, music, lighting – our planner takes that and much more into account. The budget worksheet can be customized for college parties specifically and be further personalized for your own needs.
2. Pie Charts
Once you start typing in your numbers and making your estimates, a pie chart will automatically begin to load and show you where your funds are being allocated. You can see if any areas seem misappropriated, and you can easily adjust your spending estimates to make up discrepancies.
3. Easy to View
Nobody likes having to spend a bunch of time looking for the relevant values in a spreadsheet, and we are well aware of that. Instead of having one tedious long list that makes it difficult to find what you’re looking for, we separate it into easily findable categories. Spend less time trying to find values in the list, and more time actually inputting numbers, making calculations and editing your variables.
We also feature separate columns for your estimated costs and actual cost. This way, you can guesstimate your initial expenses and then input your actual costs as your receive more information.
Don’t let one person do all the work! Collaborate with your fellow party planners via Google Sheets to split up the workload, spot errors and input information as you receive it.
5. Easy to Organize
Not only do we make this sheet shareable, we make it easy to work with your friends as well. Our columns and rows have an intuitive design about them, and facilitate easy teamwork and responsibility assigning.
6. Individual Payment Tab
On to the nitty gritty: you can assign expenses and tasks to various individuals, and each person can input what they paid. This lets you see in real time the planning phase coming together and the various elements being accounted for.
How to Use Our College Party Budget Worksheet
Simply click the “Download” button and click the “Make a copy” button when prompted. That will save the sheet to your own Google Drive. Once you’re ready to start planning for your big day, visit our instructions page where we outline how to use the sheet, step by step. If you have a question about how to share the document with your family, or how to customize line items, you’ll find all you need to know right there!
Planning can be a chore; it can be time consuming and difficult when you don’t know where to start or simply don’t have enough time. Simplify this task by using the College Party Budget worksheet.
Written by Maaike Hassman