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Start a New Student Organization

If you would like to start a new student organization, please complete the Start a New Student Organization Form on RooConnect. After completing this form, a SOuRCe staff member will contact you regarding an in-person meeting to discuss the requirements and procedure. Questions about the New Student Organization process? Contact Adam Beverly at abeverly@uakron.edu.

Start Here: New Student Organization Requirements and Procedure Overview (.pdf)

Cover letter (.doc) This letter is written to the The Department of Student Life and must contain the President’s signature. It should also include:

  • A synopsis of the organization's purpose.
  • Statement of goals and objectives.
  • Why the organization wants to be recognized.
  • If the prospective organization has affiliation with a local, regional or national organization.

Constitution (.doc)

  • The constitution template will assist in creating the group’s guiding policies and procedure. The black text is required and must remain in your constitution. Utilize the helpful tips denoted in gold text to draft the founding principles of your group.

Charter Member Roster (.doc)

  • Prospective organizations must complete the Charter Member Roster with a minimum of ten (10) currently enrolled, part-time, or full time UA students who are in Good Standing with the University. Additionally, the Campus Advisor, President, Vice President, and Treasurer will be indicated on the top of the form.  

First Year Plan (.doc)

  • Prospective organizations must complete the Charter Member Roster with a minimum of ten (10) currently enrolled, part-time, or full time UA students who are in Good Standing with the University. Additionally, the Campus Advisor, President, Vice President, and Treasurer will be indicated on the top of the form.  

Campus Advisor 

  • All recognized student organizations must have a Campus Advisor. The Campus Advisor must be a full-time faculty member or a contract professional. A Campus Advisor’s eligibility and approval is determined by the Department of Student Life.


SOuRCe Hours:

WINTER BREAK HOURS

Dec. 16-20: 10:00am-2:00pm
Dec. 21-Jan 1: CLOSED
Jan 2, 3, 6-10: 10:00am-2:00pm

Contact Us

Location:
Student Union Room 133 - located in the Center for Service & Leadership

Contact:
330-972-2483 
or source@uakron.edu

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