Stephen F. Austin State University

Student Organizations

Organization Registration

Fall is here and the Office of Student Engagement is ready for our student organizations to bring energy back to campus for a new year!

Below is the link to register your student organization for the Fall 2019 semester. Please have it completed BEFORE Friday, September 13th to be considered "active" and eligible for SORF funding.

You will need to know the contact and student ID information for (4) officers and your campus adviser. Please collect that information before completing the registration.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER: https://baseline.campuslabs.com/sfasu/registration

Each year (4) officers are required to attend a state mandated training over risk management and university policies. Those trainings will be held on the following dates in the BPSC Theater. Each officer will sign in when they arrive, you do not have to ALL be at the same training. There are various times and dates so that we can accommodate as many schedules as possible. Please make arrangements at work and otherwise to attend one of the following trainings, make up trainings will be AFTER these dates and will result in delayed active status and delayed SORF allocation. (*Active status gives you the ability to reserve meeting spaces and advertise on campus).

REQUIRED Basic Training Dates:
All trainings will be held in the Student Center theater on the 2nd floor (beside Starbucks)
Monday, September 9: 8am-10am
Tuesday, September 10: 3pm-5pm
Wednesday, September 11: 5pm-7pm or 7pm-9pm
Thursday, September 12: 4pm-6pm
Saturday, September 14: 8am-10am



During BASIC we will discuss the changes in Grounds Form process and other free speech initiatives on campus.

We have over 200 Student Organizations!

Click Here for a list of Registered Student Organizations (Fall 19 list will be available after 9/13)

Contact the SFA Involvement Center to learn more about all the organizations!

Email getinvolved@sfasu.edu for questions or to schedule a one on one meeting to help determine which of our 200+ organizations are right for you!

Some groups may not appear on this list, please contact the Involvement Center or Office of Student Engagement for a complete list of organizations.

Required Forms

Document Details 1636

GROUNDS FORM/Notification Form (ON CAMPUS): The above document is the SFA Event Notification Form. Please complete this form and return to the Office of Student Engagement for approval for sound, food or fundraising approval. If you are just tabling or sharing information about your organization you do not have to complete a grounds form.

File size: 390.90 KB

Updated: Friday, August 23, 2019

Fundraising Form

FUNDRAISING FORM: This form is required for all student organizations hosting events where donations or monies are collected/donated.

File size: 1191.21 KB

Updated: Thursday, August 24, 2017

Student Organization Resource Center (SORC)

Student Organization Resource Center (SORC) is located on the 3rd floor of the Baker Pattillo Student Center. Student Organizations are able to access the following resources during regular business hours or by appointment.

Contact Student Engagement Programs at studentengagement@sfasu.edu or (936)468-3703 for questions.

Resources Available:

- Printing (Limited to organization needs, no personal printing available)

- Button Making Machine and Supplies

- Computer Lounge

- General supplies (Including but not limited to paper cutter, butcher paper, markers, paint, etc)

- Organization storage, including reserved lockers

- Event supplies (based on availability)

Funding Resources:

Registered Student Organizations may apply for Student Organization Resource Funding (SORF). Organizations must be a Level 2 or a non-probation organization to be eligible for funding. This requires the group to be active for more than 12months and to register with the Office of Student Engagement each semester.

SORF funding is allocated at the beginning of each Fall semester and is re-allocated based on need in the Spring semester.

Please contact Student Engagement Programs at studentengagement@sfasu.edu or (936)468-3703 for questions.

Student Engagement Campus Calendar

Student Engagement Programs has provided registered student organizations with the opportunity to submit their upcoming event information to be published on the SFASU Around Campus calendar. This calendar is accessible through the SFASU Homepage and can be viewed by current and prospective SFA students, parents and families, faculty, staff, alumni, and the Nacogdoches community.

In order for your event to be published on the campus calendar, you must be a registered student organization and complete the submission form on the far right side of this webpage. If you are not a registered student organization, please visit the Student Engagement Programs office (BPSC 3.301) or email studentengagement@sfasu.edu.

Starting a New Organization

Students can create an organization during the Fall or Spring semesters using our Organization Formation Packet.

*Pick up a packet in BPSC 3.301

The basic requirements to start an organization:

- (4) Full time students

- (1) Full time faculty/staff person as an adviser

- Constitution (example included in packet)

- Completed Organization Formation Packet

BASIC TRAINING DATES

Basic Training is held in the Fall semester for all student organizations. There are NO spring requirements.

If you are a newly formed student organization you will have to attend a BASIC training which will be scheduled by the Office of Student Engagement.

If you have questions about policy details contact the Office of Student Engagement at studentengagement@sfasu.edu or (936)468-3703.

(4) Officers must attend ONE of the following meetings.
- Not all (4) have to attend the same meeting.
- If you have a class conflict email studentengagement@sfasu.edu

Students With Disabilities

The Office of Student Affairs Programs is committed to providing support for students with disabilities. If you are a student who needs an accommodation to attend or participate in one of our events or student organizations you are encouraged to stop by Room 325 in the Human Services Building to make your request. You may also call us at (936) 468-6401, TDD: (936) 468-1004.

If you have an accommodation request please see us as soon as possible, so we can make any arrangements necessary. Accommodations can only be arranged once a request has been submitted in writing to Disability Services. To the greatest extent possible, the Office of Student Affairs Programs shall observe confidentiality with respect to any request for accommodation.

Students who feel they have not been accommodated appropriately can appeal that decision utilizing the university appeals process.