The recognition of student organizations at California State University San Marcos
is governed by policies and procedures established by the State of California, the
Committee of Trustees of California State University, and the President of CSU San
University policy requires that all campus student organizations be recognized through the Student Leadership & Involvement Center in order to associate the student organization with the name of California State University San Marcos. CSU policy requires that all recognized student organizations abide by an open membership policy - "no campus shall recognize any fraternity, sorority, living group, honor society, or other student organization that discriminates on the basis of race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, color, age, gender, marital status, citizenship, sexual orientation, or disability...regarding the prohibition of membership policies that discriminate on the basis of gender, this does not apply to social fraternities or sororities or other university living groups."
OFFICER REQUIREMENTS: Per CSU Coded Memorandum AA-2012-05 all Presidents and Treasurers of recognized Student Organizations are considered Minor Student Officers. Failure to meet the requirements below will result in removal from office and will risk the recognition status of the organization. SLIC will verify that each officer:
Student organization recognition forms are submitted on an annual basis.
|Date||Action item for student organization
|August 23-25th||Student Organization Leadership Conference (SOLC)|
|November 1st||Fall 2021 Intent to Organize Form Available to Submit|
|December 3rd||Deadline to Submit Fall 2021 Intent to Organize Form|
|March 28 2022||Annual Recorgnition Application Opens|
|May 13, 2022||Deadline to Submit Annual Recognition Application|
|August 2022||Student Organization Leadership Conference (SOLC)|
Recognized student organizations are afforded a variety of privileges, including but not limited to the following:
Recognized student organizations and their members represent the University and they have a responsibility to conduct themselves in such a manner as to give a favorable impression of California State University San Marcos to the public and to fellow students.
In exchange for the advantage of having these privileges, the following minimum standards are required for all chartered organizations:
11/1/2021: Intent to Organize form opens
3/28/2022: Annual Recognition Application form opens (Deadline May 14th). Sign in using your CSUSM credentials.
Officer Change Form (Submit if you change your officers during the academic year).