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					                                   Student Organization Registration Form
Introduction

To become a registered student organization at Oakwood University, follow these steps:

        1. Complete registration form by the deadlines for both semesters.

        2. Attach a copy of the organization’s Constitution and By-Laws with the application.

        3. Return the completed form to the Office of Student Activities. If there are any questions, please
           contact the Director of Student Activities. A notice of approval by the Student Activities Committee
           will be sent to the President and Advisor via letter or e-mail.

Eligibility

Registration of student organizations is an ANNUAL process the entails responsibilities and confers rights,
including access to University facilities. Groups may register during any semester, but are encouraged to
register in the Fall semester.

Your signature on the registration form means that your organization agrees to comply with all University
policies regarding student organizations. If at any time the organization no longer meets eligibility, it is no
longer entitled to the privileges granted to registered student organizations and is obligated to inform the
Office of Student Activities. For a description of qualifications for eligibility, review the criteria found in the
“Introduction” on page 1 of the Student Organization Handbook.

The organization should:

    •   Be composed of students enrolled at Oakwood University

    •   Be related to student life on campus

    •   Be controlled and directed by students attend Oakwood University. At least three student leaders must
        be listed on this form in addition to an advisor.

    •   Enlist the support of a faculty or staff member to be an advisor who is employed on a full-time basis
        with the University.

    •   Prepare a Constitution that outline your organization name, purpose, governances/operating
        procedures.

    •   Participate in community service activities.

    •   Abide by all regulations specified in the Student Organization Handbook.

Each student organization is responsible for assuring that its membership procedures and service provisions
are nondiscriminatory.
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                                                 INSTRUCTIONS
Section A – Organization Information

    1. Organization Name – Full name of the organization.

    2. Short name – Must be 10 characters or less. This will be used for database management and online searching.

    3. Read all classifications and select the box the appropriately describes the status of the organization.

            •   New Organization (Student Organization has never been registered with the Office of Student Activities)

            •   Continuing Organization (Organization was an active Student Organization at the end of Spring
                Semester)

            •   Returning Organization (Organization was NOT an acting Student Organization at the end of the year but
                has registered before) Please use the exact name of organization on file in the Office of Student
                Activities.

    4. Organization Purpose – This concise statement could be published in various locations

    5. Organization Type – Listed below are eight categories by which student organizations can be classified in the
       Office of Student Activities database and other publications. Select the ONE category that best describes your
       organization.

            •   Academic/Educational - Serve to meet the academic and educational needs of students.

            •   Ethnic/Cultural – Focus on ethnic, cultural, and diversity issues, and meet the needs of minority or
                unrepresented students.

            •   Honor/Recognition – Serve as honoraries or recognize significant academic, service and/or leadership

            •   Recreational/Sports – Focus on meeting the recreational/sports needs of students

            •   Religious/Spiritual – Focus on meeting the spiritual needs of students

            •   Service – Provide opportunities for student involvement in community service and service learning

            •   Social – Meet the needs of students in social settings

            •   Special Interest – Meet the needs of student

    6. Organization Makeup – Check the box that represents the primary type of students in the organization.

    7. Membership Requirements – List any requirements for membership eligibility.

    8. Number of Members – Indicate the number of signed-up members by the categorized provided.

Typical Activities – List the types of activities that your organization will be sponsoring or providing for the membership.
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        Section B – Meeting Information

        Enter the time and place for the organization’s meetings. For example, in Date and Time, enter “Every other
        Thursday at 7p”.



        Section C – Membership Fees

        Indicate the amount of dues to be paid and whether they are semester or yearly dues.

        Section D – Fundraising Programs/Activities

        List the type(s) of fundraising programs or activities the organization plans to participate in during the year.

            •   All minor and major fundraising activities (car washes, bake sale, etc.) must be approved by the Office of
                Student Activities

        Section E – Community Service Component

         Each organization is expected to become active in the community through volunteer activities. List activities
        that your organization will become involved in as an organization throughout the year: (Examples might include
        food/clothing drives, visiting nursing homes, yard work, etc.)

        Section F – Officer and Contact Information

        The President’s information is a way for the Office of Student Activities to communicate with the organization.
        This information will be available on the Oakwood website and on a hard copy list produced the Office of
        Student Activities. The President’s information may be shared with university. The President’s information is a
        way for the Office of Student Activities to communicate with the organization. This information will be available
        on the Oakwood website and on a hard copy list produced the Office of Student Activities. The President’s
        information may be shared with university officials to facilitate communication with student organizations. All
        student and advisors listed on this form will be entered into a database in the Office of Student Activities.
        Frequent correspondence via e-mail and campus/US mail will occur during the academic year. Much of the
        communication provided by the Office of Student Activities will be conducted via e-mail; thus it is imperative
        that student organization leaders check their e-mail on a regular and continuing basis. List two phone numbers
        where student leaders may be reached.

All information needs to be filled out completely in order to be presented to the Student Activities Office.
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SECTION A – Organizational Information

Organization Name ____________________________________________                  Short Name ______________________

Classification     New Organization        Continuing Organization   Returning Organization

Organization Purpose (from Constitution) ________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________________

Organization Type (Check only ONE type):

        Ethnic/Cultural                 Academic/Educational            Religious/Spiritual         Social

        Service                         Honor/Recognition               Recreational Sport          Special Interest

Organizational Makeup                   Undergraduate                   Graduate                    Both

Membership Requirements         ________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________________

Number of Members               1-25            26-50          51-100           101-150             151+

Typical Organization Activities _________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________________________

SECTION B – Meeting Information         Date ________________________           Time____________________________

SECTION C – Membership Fees             Amount _____________            Monthly         Yearly      Semester

SECTION D – Fundraising Program/Activities _____________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________________________

SECTION E – Community Service Component _____________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________________________

SECTION F – Officer and Contact Information (Compile and include ALL contacts information)

President         Full Name _______________________________             Phone________________________________

        Local Address _________________________________                 Email _________________________________

                          _________________________________



Vice President Full Name _______________________________                Phone________________________________
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          Local Address _________________________________      Email _________________________________

                       _________________________________

Treasurer       Full Name _______________________________      Phone________________________________

          Local Address _________________________________      Email _________________________________

                       _________________________________

Secretary       Full Name _______________________________      Phone________________________________

          Local Address _________________________________      Email _________________________________

                       _________________________________

Chaplain        Full Name _______________________________      Phone________________________________

          Local Address _________________________________      Email _________________________________

                       _________________________________

Social          Full Name _______________________________      Phone________________________________

          Local Address _________________________________      Email _________________________________

                       _________________________________

Advisor         Full Name _______________________________      Phone________________________________

          Local Address _________________________________      Email _________________________________

                       _________________________________

Co-advisor      Full Name _______________________________      Phone________________________________

          Local Address _________________________________      Email _________________________________

                       _________________________________

Other Positions Full Name _______________________________      Phone________________________________

          Local Address _________________________________      Email _________________________________

                       _________________________________

For additional information contact: ______________________________________ Phone ________________________
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My signature indicates that I will inform others in my organization about University policies affecting us and will assure
that we comply with policies found in the Student Organization Handbook. My organization complies with University
rules prohibiting unlawful discrimination and will maintain all other eligibility requirements for registration. I understand
that the Office of Student Activities will check my academic record for my cumulative grade point average, along with
the academic records of the other potential student leaders on this registration form.

The information presented above is complete and accurate. The above-named student organization agrees to comply
with the University Nondiscrimination Policy, Hazing and Other Irregular Activities, Standards of Behavior Policy, and all
other policies governing student organizations and related activities, as published by Oakwood University.

President ___________________________________________________________                      Date _____________________

Advisor _____________________________________________________________                      Date _____________________

Co-Advisor ___________________________________________________________                     Date _____________________

				
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