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Student Leaders & Organizations

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OFFICIAL RECOGNITION OF STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

Student Interest Group:
A group of students with an interest in a particular cause or topic. Student interest groups may stand alone or be a subgroup of a registered or sponsored organization. Student interest groups are required to register with ATSU Student Affairs and may use university facilities. Student interest groups must become a registered organization if they collect dues/funds.

Registered Student Organization:
A registered student organization provides students with opportunities to expand and support personal and professional interests, build relationships, develop skills and experiences, allow personal growth and engage in campus/local/global community. The registered student organization is required to register with ATSU Student Affairs, submit a constitution/bylaws and financial information. Registered student organizations may use university facilities and resources.

Sponsored Student Organization:
A sponsored student organization is restricted to: ATSU-University Student Association, ATSU-Student Government Association-MO Campus, ATSU-Student Government Association-AZ Campus, Class Officers/Representatives and Student Advocate Association/ATSU+1. A sponsored student organization provides students with opportunities to expand and support personal and professional interests, build relationships, develop skills and experiences, allow personal growth and engage in campus/local/global community. The sponsored student organization is required to register with ATSU Student Affairs, submit a constitution/bylaws and financial information. Sponsored student organizations may use university facilities and resources.

All student interest groups, recognized and sponsored student organizations are required to submit:

  • Registration information
  • List of representatives/Officers
  • Philosophy of Non-Discrimination
  • Philosophy of Risk Management
  • Membership Roster

All registered and sponsored student organizations are required to submit:

  • Constitution/Bylaws
  • Financial Information
  • Advisor Agreement of Responsibility

General Expectations:
ATSU Student Affairs expects all ATSU student groups and organizations to:

  • Abide by all ATSU policies, federal, state and local laws and ordinances.
  • Require officers and advisors to attend the annual Student Organizational Leadership Orientation (SOLO).
  • Seek approval, prior to production, for all items that include the University name or any of its college or school names from ATSU Student Affairs and Communications & Marketing departments.
  • Organizations may not schedule activities that conflict with scheduled classes.
  • Respect the rule that no activities and/or events may be sponsored by an organization during finals or orientation week(s).
  • Arizona/Missouri facility operations recommend students submit requests at least one week in advance.

Illegal Gambling in Missouri Laws

Missouri Attorney General Gambling Order

List of Officially Recognized Student Organizations