Starting and Managing a Student Club or Organization
Start a student club or organization
Any student can start a student club or organization at any time during the academic year. To become officially recognized, students must submit the following:
Each club must have an advisor and go through the entire recognition process every academic year. Each academic term, organization leaders must submit an updated list of officers and members to the Office of Student Affairs. For more information regarding student organization guidelines, refer to the Student Organization Leader Guidebook (pdf).
Fund your student club
At the beginning of each trimester, clubs and organizations may apply for funding from the Student Senate for the current trimester. Funds will be granted based upon completion of requirements and eligibility. Funding requirements are outlined in the Student Senate budget proposal guidelines (listed below). Funds will be distributed through expense vouchers (listed below) or by providing a purchase order and voucher at least one week prior to the time the money is needed.
Schedule club meetings, events, and speakers
Student organizations that wish to hold an event or speaker on campus must complete the event registration form at least two weeks in advance. To schedule events and activities, submit the form below:
If you’re bringing a speaker to campus, please have them fill out the following forms:
- Speaker Guidelines and Approval Process (pdf)
- Proposed Presentation Outline and Objectives Form (pdf)- complete and upload in the Student Club and Organization Event Application
- Speaker Biography and Consent Form (pdf)- complete and upload in the Student Club and Organization Event Application
- Obtain a W-9 form for the speaker to fill out
Make a change in your club
Change in Club Name, Advisor, or Student Leadership: