Start a New Organization
Starting a new student organization can be a rewarding way to add to your college experience and create a new community for other Stetson students. The process to apply for a new organization opens a minimum of once per academic year.
Step 1: Indicate Your Interest
Let us know you are interested by completing the New Organization Interest Form. When the next application process opens, you will be notified. See below for upcoming dates.
Step 2: Complete Pre-application Training
Starting a new organization can be challenging! Online training is available to help applicants be as successful as possible. It contains additional information about the process, an overview of the minimum requirements to start and maintain an organization, required application material and how to apply, and how to prepare for the presentation. Do not forget to complete the interest form linked in step 1 or you will not receive access to the training material.
Step 3: Submit Your Application
Complete the application and submit all required material. The application will include the anticipated membership, primary advisor, constitution, bylaws and more! Pre-application training will provide a full overview on what is needed.
Step 4: Share Your Story
Present your new organization idea to a group of staff and students. This is your chance to tell your story and this new group's potential.
Step 5: Activation Training
Organizations that have been approved will complete activation training. This training provides an overview of how to access resources, request funding, and other information essential to running an organization.
The dates below are anticipated and may change. Complete the New Organization Interest Form in step one above to be notified when the application process opens.
- January 24: Pre-application training and applications open
- February 4: Applications due
- February 11: New organization presentations