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Undergraduate Student Government

Undergraduate Student Government

Student Organizations

Below you will find relevant information for student organization licensure and funding procedures. For a full list of student organizations at DU, click HERE

REgistering a Student Organization

For questions, contact the USG Student Organizations Committee at: USGOrgs@du.edu
or visit the RSO Resources page linked on CrimsonConnect.

Student Org Registration Procedures:

Undergraduate Student Organizations shall be registered with the Undergraduate Student Government and the Office of Student Engagement in accordance with this policy, and the Constitution and Bylaws of the USG.

A new student organization can apply for registration at any point during the year. Preference will be given to applications submitted within the first 3 weeks of the quarter. 

Annual Re-Registration takes place during the prior Spring Quarter, and Officers listed for each RSO will receive detailed information for completing this annual process. 


Student Organization Requirements:

All student organizations seeking licensure from USG must meet the following requirements (student organizations reapplying for licensure are also obligated to fulfill these requirements):

-Maintain a University of Denver faculty/staff advisor

-Maintain at least three members (students) of the org who act as the primary leadership and contacts of the organization. The organization must designate a president, vice president, and treasurer.

-Maintain at least 10 total active undergraduate members who are current DU students, this can include the leadership of the organization.

-Fulfill all required documentation and forms which shall consist of at least the following:

1: Your Organization's Constitution

2: A Signature Approval Form

3: An org roster which shall include the names/contact info of all of your members. Student Organization must use the Template Roster provided by the student organizations committee

4: If any additional leadership is listed, list their titles in the roster as well


All of the aforementioned documents must be turned in electronically through the CrimsonConnect RSO Registration form or annual Re-Registration forms & procedures which take place during the Spring Quarter.

In order to be considered fundable, an organization must not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, ethnicity, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, or social, fiscal, or economic merit.


Upon the electronic submission of all required documentation and forms, the applying student organization and its members agree to follow and maintain all rules, policy, and procedures of the USG, the University of Denver, and all applicable local, state, and national rules, laws, and regulations. The submission of the required documentation and forms shall be considered a binding agreement on behalf of the organization and its leadership to uphold the above to the best of its ability.


Ongoing Requirements:

All registered Undergraduate student organizations must fulfill all of the previously mentioned requirements every academic year in order to maintain registered status. Failure to fulfill these requirements may result in sanctions as seen fit by the Student Orgs Committee, Finance Committee, and the USG Judicial Branch.


The following requirements must be fulfilled by Undergraduate student organizations:

  • In order to stay compliant with university policies, the president and treasurer of each student organization must complete Org 101 Training each academic year.

  • All RSOs are required to complete a Harm Prevention Education Session between the start of Fall Quarter and the RSO Re-Registration Deadline in the Spring in order to be considered an active RSO the following year.

 

Organization's Rights and Privileges:

All licensed Undergraduate student organizations have the right to exist at the University of Denver. All licensed Undergraduate student organizations shall also be vested with the rights granted to it in this policy, and the USG constitution and its Bylaws. The following privileges are shall be granted to licensed Undergraduate student organizations:

• Reduced cost AV Equipment Rental from the University of Denver


• Free web hosting to be provided by University of Denver Information Technology 


• The right to use the Office of Student Engagement for incoming mail


• The free use of Office of Student Engagement general Undergraduate student organization supplies


• The right to expression in accordance with § SOC.09.02.

Funding

For questions regarding RSO Funding, please contact: USGFinance@du.edu

Or visit the RSO Finance Resources Page linked on CrimsonConnect.