INTERESTED IN STARTING A NEW STUDENT ORGANIZATION?

Listed below are all the forms and information necessary for proposing a new recognized student organization. Included at the bottom of the page is a timeline explaining the overall process, sample documents, and a resource list.

These documents help the committee make an informed decision about the proposed organization. Please be sure accurately complete and upload all the following materials on your proposal:

  • Complete New Student Organization Proposal Form
    • This form opens January 17, 2024 on Engage 
  • Constitution & Bylaws 
  • Campus Advisor Agreement Form
    • Each student organization must have an active OWU faculty or staff advisor; new advisors must complete the Advisor Agreement Form prior to our review of proposals
  • Membership List 
    • Each new student organization must have 10 current, OWU students to start an organization submitted with your proposal form 

Spring 2024 Timeline 

  • Wednesday, January 17: New RSO form opens on Engage
  • Friday, February 2: Deadline to submit new RSO form
  • Week of February 5: Committee reviews applications 
    • Applicants are contacted about progress and informed of any updates, corrections, or need for clarification. Students are asked to resubmit the application for the final recommendation. 
  • Week of February 19: Committee meets to do a final review and makes its final determinations.
    • Students will be informed if the organization if it has been approved or denied. 

If you have any questions, contact the Student Involvement Office at involveu@owu.edu. 

 

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