Registered Student Organizations

Classification Levels

After becoming a registered student organization all organizations will be classified in one of the following categories.


  • Academic - organizations focus on academic disciplines
  • Fraternities & Sororities - provides life-long opportunities for leadership, service, academic achievement, and social involvement through the association with a national organization
  • Governing Bodies - organizations serve as governing bodies in various aspects of campus life.
  • Graduate - are specific organizations that focus on graduate students. Most are affiliated with a graduate program of study or address the needs of graduate students
  • Honorary - selective student organizations which honor students who meet specific criteria related to academic achievement and/or leadership
  • Media - provide an opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience with student media including newspaper, television, film, video, and radio
  • Multicultural - organizations educate the campus community about non-dominant cultures in order to enhance students' world views They also provide students with an avenue to explore and celebrate their own cultural heritage and provide programs and services designed to support students of various cultural heritages at the University
  • Performing & Visual Arts - provide opportunities for involvement and exposure to the performing & visual arts
  • Political/Activist - student groups that encourage expression, debate, and support of political issues, views, and/or candidates
  • Professional - organizations designed for students interested in the particular career or academic field who want to establish networks and further develop their skills in that area
  • Religious - organizations serve to enhance a student's spiritual life while providing fellowship and outreach opportunities.
  • Service - are centered on positive student engagement and social change through community service and educational programming. These organizations hope to raise awareness on social issue.
  • Special Interest - organizations serve to enhance campus life through the co-curricular involvement of special interests and hobbies
  • Sports and Recreation - organizations provide opportunities for competition, personal fitness, recreational activities, and/or school spirit support

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