"Being apart of a successful student organization can change your life."

Here are a few are benefits to registering your organization on campus: 

  • Reserve the use of University facilities
  • Sponsor or present a public performance on University property when a University facility has been properly reserved and University regulations and administrative rules are followed
  • Raise funds or make other permissible solicitations on University property in accordance with University regulations and administrative rules
  • Post signs and distribute literature in accordance with University regulations
  • Use campus mail services
  • Receieve constant professional and personal development 

 General Organization Registration Information

 

  • How to start a new organization
    What you need:
    • An organization email address - Can be the president's email or a new email created for the organization. Must be the best way to contact someone about your organization
    • A Universiry advisor - Must be full-time faculty or professional staff
    • A constitution - An organization's governing document. This document must include the university's non-discrimination clause as it is stated in the Student Handbook: "The University of West Georgia forbids discrimination or harassment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender, identity, sexual orientation, disability (including pregnancy), age, religion, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Institutional policy, or state, local, or federal law."
    • At least 5 student (undergraduate, graduate, part-time, or full-time) members
    • A member roster - Updated via Wolf Connect 
    • Please note: Only enrolled students are able to create student organizations
    • Once you have all the above complete, register your new organization on Wolf Connect. .
  • How to re-enable a previous organization
    What you need:
    • An organization email address - Can be the president's email or a new email created for the organization. Must be the best way to contact someone about your organization
    • A University advisor - Must be full-time faculty or professional staff. If your organization's previous advisor is still available, we recommend reaching out to them
    • An updated constitution - An organization's governing document. It is recommended using an older version of the constitution and then update it. This document must include the university's non-discrimination clause as it is stated in the Student Handbook: "The University of West Georgia forbids discrimination or harassment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender, identity, sexual orientation, disability (including pregnancy), age, religion, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Institutional policy, or state, local, or federal law."
    • At least 5 student members (undergraduate, graduate, part-time, or full-time) members
    • A member roster - Updated via Wolf Connect
    • Once you have completed the above information, please contact Kynnith Francis-Vaughah, kvaughan@westga.edu, to have your organization's Wolf Connect page re-activated.
  • How to register an organization for a new academic year
    2019-2020 re-registration process:
    • The registration period will begin Monday, March 25th and end on Thursday, April 25th. Your organization MUST be registered within this time period
    • If you have missed the Spring registration period,
  • General registered student organization (RSO) requirements
    What you need:
    • ALL NEW PRESIDENTS must attend a president's meeting. During the re-registration period, they will be held every week. Please contact the Coordinator of Marketing and Involvement, kvaughan@westga.edu with any quesitons
    • Your membership roster lives on Wolf Connect. Be sure to keep this roster up to date AT ALL TIMES. If at any time your roster is not up to date, your organization may be frozen 
    • President, Vice President, and Advisor must complete University Policy forms before serving. These forms live on Wolf Connect and can be located under the .