How to Become a Recognized Student Organization
There are several steps that must be taken to start a new student organization and be officially recognized at CSM. If you have any questions regarding the process below or what being a recognized student organization entails, please contact Jenny Nichols at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Check that your club doesn't already exist
Please go through our list of current organizations to make sure someone else hasn't already started the club you want to start.
2. Compile a List of Interested Members
The list should include name, class (freshman, sophomore,
3. Find a Faculty Member to Serve as the Organization Advisor
This is a requirement for all organizations as it is important for our organizations to have some support from a member of the campus community. It also helps to establish a sense of organizational continuity from year to year. It works best if the faculty member has an interest in the organization’s purpose. The advisor’s level of commitment depends on the needs of the organization.
Finding an advisor
5. Complete the New Student Organization Application
The application requires that you upload your list of prospective members and drafted
Once your application is reviewed and approved, you will be contacted by BSO Exec to schedule a meeting to walk you through campus processes, general organization management, and answer any questions you may have.
New organizations will be assigned a tier status of 0+, indicating that the organization did not exist the previous year and desires to be a tier 1 next year. The following year, the organization can declare as a 1+ to move up to tier 2 if they so choose. This system is in place to promote sustainability for organizations that receive more funding.
- Student Organizations
- Undergrad Student Gov
- Mines Activities Council
- Board of Student Organizations
- Get Started with OrgSync
- Report a Student Organization Incident
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