Starting a New Student Organization

Starting a new organization at the University of Miami is easy! Students interested in starting a new group can do so by filling out the New Student Organization Interest Packet. Registering with the Committee on Student Organizations grants a group many privileges, including…

  • Assistance with organizational issues and program planning.
  • An up-to-date organization file maintained by the Committee on Student Organizations.
  • Listing on the electronic database of registered organizations.
  • Listing on the Department of Student Activities and Student Organizations web site.
  • Use of Student Center Complex facilities and equipment at no cost.
  • Use of Student Center Complex banner space at no cost.
  • Ability to promote the organization and its activities on campus.
  • Ability to publicize events on the University's Calendar of Events on the web.
  • Eligibility to open an account through the University Controller's Office.
  • Eligibility to apply for funding through the Student Activity Fee Allocation Committee.
  • Discounted rates to advertise in The Miami Hurricane.
  • Ability to participate in campus wide events.
  • Eligibility to apply for an email account.
  • Eligibility to apply for a Student Organization Achievement and Recognition (SOAR) award.
  • Eligibility to participate in Rumble in the Green, Canefest, and the Spring Involvement Fair.