Join or Start Student Organization

HOW DO I FIND A STUDENT ORGANIZATION?

 

Go to the Student Organization Directory to search for student organizations by keyword, name or catagory.  

Current List of Student Groups and Programs here and their contact information.

HOW DO I JOIN A STUDENT ORGANIZATION?

 

There are multiple ways that you can join a student organization.

  1. Attend events or meetings open to the public and inquire about becoming a member.
  2. Look for job postings for student organization leadership positions on fliers or group websites.
  3. Become a member of the group through OrgSync.
    • Create an online profile on OrgSync.
    • In the group section you will have the chance to request group membership for the organizations you are interested in. Some organizations may have membership requirements. Joining the organization through the OrgSync system allows you to get event updates, news, and more.

HOW DO I START A STUDENT ORGANIZATION?

 

Student organizations will be recognized for the next academic year in Spring term. If you would like to get a group started earlier than spring term, you can apply and may be recognized as a forming group. Functioning as a forming group is a great way to get started.

For the complete policy on student organization recognition, including definitions, privileges, and responsibilities, please click on the following link:  Student Organization Recognition Policy. If you would like to discuss the process, what to have prepared, and how you might function before becoming officially recognized, please e-mail bjanssen@pdx.edu

To learn more about starting a SALP recognized student group, please click the following link for an overview of the Steps for Recognition / Affiliation: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jgRvZzudTTqUl5EihuVFLAn0JhBk_Jw1iMfc...

If you are interested in starting a recreation student organization, the process is a bit different. Please contact Peter Kramer at pkramer@pdx.edu.

For more information on recognition and affiliation of student groups, read the Full SALP Policy Manual.