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					HOW TO START A NEW STUDENT ORGANIZATION
The Student Government Association (SGA) commends all students for their desire to get involved at Ivy Tech Community College. This form is designed to help you create a new organization and become registered organizations with the Student Government Association. Please read this form very carefully! It will guide you step by step through the organizational registration process. The following forms are attached: Student Organization Petition for Provisional Registration, Student Organization for Official Registration.

Directions: Please follow and complete parts A and B. Part A: To initiate the process of becoming a SGA organization, please fill out the Petition for Provisional Registration on the next page and return it to the SGA Office, Room D124. Within six academic weeks from the time the Petition for Provisional Registration form is turned in, you must fulfill the other requirements in Part B. If Part B is not fulfilled within six weeks, the petition will be nullified. Part B: 1) The organization must submit the following information: a. The Name of the Organization – the title must include the University’s name as follows: “The (organization name) of Ivy Tech Community College.” b. A list of at least eight Ivy Tech Community College students. In order to ratify your constitution and elect officers; there must be eight active members. If you wish to have non-Ivy Tech Community College members, you must submit this request to Nina Storey, Director of Student Life, Development and Leadership.

Student Organization Petition for Provisional Registration
In order to obtain registration as a student organization at Ivy Tech Community College, it is necessary for the prospective organization to be provisionally registered. Please note that it takes up to five working days to process this form. This status is granted for a period of six weeks. The organization must complete the official registration within the six weeks period. Failure to do so will result in temporary status being terminated. If you have any questions, please contact Nina Storey, Director of Student Life, Development and Leadership. PART A: Name of Proposed Organization: ____________________________________________ of Ivy Tech Community College. Statement of Purpose: ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ Contact Person: Name: ________________________________________________ Address: ______________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ Phone: _______________________________________________ E-Mail: _______________________________________________ The Organization is (please circle one): Departmental, Honor Society, International, Political, Religious, Professional, Service, Social, Special Interest, Sports/Recreation, other. Certificate of Provisional Registration OFFICE USE ONLY

Provisional registration has been granted to the above student organization. Signature of Director of Student Life, Development & Leadership: Date:

Student Organization Official Registration
Part B:

This form MUST be signed and turned in!
Check off list:
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Name of Organization List of 8 student members Names, telephone numbers, e-mail address of all officers Contact Person Advisor (Faculty or Full-time Staff Member) Constitution If needed, written approval by Chairperson of the affiliated department. If not in constitution, a brief paragraph of organization’s purpose.

The Organization will receive official notification from the Student Government Association, within approximately 2 weeks.

I hereby petition the Student Government Association for official registration for the student organization listed below. I understand all the requirements that are necessary and have attached the documents that are needed. I also understand that any changes must be reported to the Director of Student Life, Development and Leadership. I affirm that all information given is factual to the best of my knowledge. Signature:___________________________Title:_____________________Date:_______ Name of Organization:_____________________________________________________


				
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