Starting an Organization
Each academic year, Baylor University and the Department of Student Activities recognizes an average of over fifteen new student organizations.
Interested in starting a new student organization at Baylor? Here is how to get started today!
Step 1 – Meet with Student Activities
Schedule a meeting with a Student Involvement Specialist to discuss the proposed organization HERE.
Step 2 – Review Student Activities Policies
Review our Student Organization Policies & Procedures to familiarize yourself with the requirements and guidelines for student organizations.
Step 3 – Identify Organization Advisors
Enlist at least one full-time faculty or staff member as an advisor for your organization.
Step 4 – Complete Application
Fill out the Application for Student Organization Charter on Connect. The application for Spring 2023 semester has closed. The application will reopen on the first day of classes of the Fall 2023 semester.
Fall Priority Deadline - Friday, September 29th, 2023
Fall Final Deadline - Friday, October 27th, 2023
Please note that applications submitted after the final semester deadline will not be reviewed until the following semester.
Step 5 – Attend a Chartering Bootcamp
Complete the final step of the process by attending a Chartering Bootcamp upon invitation from the Department of Student Activities.
Once student leaders complete these steps and receive approval from Baylor University for the requested charter they may begin operating and meeting.