Any group of 5 or more Loyola students desiring to establish an organization may apply to become a Registered Student Organization (RSO) with the Department of Student Involvement and the Student Government Association. The process for chartering an RSO is listed below:
Step 1: Search the list of Registered Student Organizations on OrgSync to determine if a similar organization exists.
Step 2: Set up a meeting with the Associate Director of Student Involvement to discuss the proposed organization and review the chartering process.
Step 3: Request to register your organization via OrgSync by completing the online registration form.
Step 4: New Registered Student Organization requests will be reviewed by the Department of Student Involvement for completion of all required materials and forwarded to the Student Government Association Senate.
Step 5: Representatives from the proposed organization will be invited to a Student Government Association Senate meeting to speak on the organization's behalf and answer questions from Senators. Questions that may be used to determine whether an organization should be recognized include, but are not limited to the following:
Step 6: After meeting with the Student Government Association Senate, a decision on the chartering of the organization will be made and the organization will be notified. If the proposed organization is approved, the Department of Student Involvement will approve the Register New Organization Form on OrgSync. The organization will be required to attend a mandatory New Student Organization Orientation before being eligible for all of the benefits of being a Registered Student Organization. Orientation sessions are scheduled with the Department of Student Involvement. If the proposed organization is not approved, the organization must wait one calendar year before re-applying.