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:

  • New Student Organization Proposal Form 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 


Department of Student Engagement and Success Contact Info


Hamilton-Williams Campus Center 230
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3135
F 740-368-3174