Registration Policy

 Student Organization Registration Policy

  1. Student groups must be a registered student organization with Student Activities in order to receive privileges granted by the University.  Benefits of becoming a Student Org here.
  2. New registrations shall be valid from the date of registration for one year, or until the registration deadline of the following fall semester, whichever is sooner.  Student organizations must register each year.
  3. Organizations must have 10 active members at all times who are enrolled students of Michigan Technological University.
  4. Registered student organizations must have at least one advisor who is a full-time employee of the University (faculty or staff).  Organizations may appoint additional advisors who are part-time or temporary employees, or who are members of the community.
  5. To be considered a registered student organization, the following documents must be on file with Student Activities:
  6. Documentation for newly registered student organizations must include:
    • The name of the organization
    • A description of the purpose(s) of the organization
    • The names and titles of the officers to be identified on Involvement Link
    • At least ten members to be listed on Involvement Link
    • The names and email addresses of all the organization’s members for the purpose of record keeping and disseminating information to the student body
    • A statement that a change in the organization’s advisor must be approved by Student Activities
    • A statement that a change in the organization’s constitution or by-laws must be approved by Student Activities
    • A statement that the organization is in compliance with Michigan Tech’s most recent Board of Control Equal Opportunity Policy
  7. Voting members or officers of an organization are limited to enrolled Michigan Tech students
  8. Officers of an organization must have a minimum 2.25 grade point average, both cumulative and most recent semester
  9. The student group is not officially registered until Student Activities receives and approves all of the above required information and approves
  10. Changes in membership within the organization must be updated on Involvement Link immediately.
  11. An inventory list of all the organizations supplies and equipment must be uploaded to Involvement Link, and any equipment with a replacement value of $500 or more must be noted.
  12. For informational and publicity purposes, registered student organizations may submit their meeting and event times as follows:
    • Involvement Link:  Log onto your Involvement Link page and click on "Events," then click on the "Create Event " tab at the top of the page.  Student Activities must approve the event.  If approval is urgently needed, please call the Coordinator for Registered Student Organizations at 906-487-2402 during business hours.
    • Student News Briefs:  Send an email advertising your event to activities@mtu.edu by noon Thursday during the regular school year - Student News Briefs is sent out as needed during the summer