University Recognized Student Organizations/Student Activities

Links to Evidence and Related Topics

Among other co-curricular offerings, the university recognizes and supports 210 student organizations with over 6000 student participants including cultural, professional, religious, special interest, political, recreational, social, honorary, and service groups under the Student Organization Policy  and commitments to such offerings are made in several statements in the University Strategic Plan, updated May 2006  A review of the web sites of many of these organizations, particularly the Professional/Academic related category, shows very active and often award winning programmatic offerings. General support for these varied co-curricular programs is the responsibility of the Student Activities Office and in specific leadership support programs.  Critical core support is also often provided by required faculty/staff advisors. The Associated Students offers support to university recognized student organizations though offering program space, through funding opportunities for programs and with a variety of banking and other services.