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Forming Student Orgs

We are excited that you want to form a Student Organization! The new Student Organization formation period for the 2019-2020 Academic Year will run from Monday, September 9, 2019 to Friday, April 3, 2020.

For extra assistance with forming your organization, please look at our Forming RSO Handbook.

Start A Student Org

Step 1: Determine the name and purpose of your group

Step 2: Submit a Student Org formation request form (open 9/9/19 - 4/3/20)

Step 3: Attend New Student Org Orientation with available members and advisors of your new Student Org

New Student Org Orientations will be happening at 11:00am in Wyoming Union 203 on Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Dec. 5, Jan. 31, Feb. 26, & Mar. 26

Step 4: Trial period status begins

Step 5: Meet University Student Org requirements

Step 6: Submit your Student Org registration via UW Connect

Please be aware that the approval process can take 2-4 weeks. The more proactive you are in preparing documents and following these guidelines, the quicker your request to be recognized can be processed. In the meantime, should you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at 307-766-6340, or by e-mail at


 Benefits of Being A Student Org

  • Free use of space in the Wyoming Union

  • Use of our poster run service

  • Use of digital signage in the Union

  • Use of the Student Orgs & Entertainment poster room and supplies

  • Ability to request funding from ASUW for conference registration fees and events

  • Advertising on the campus calendar

  • Equipment to check out

  • Student Org Mailboxes

  • Recognition from the University

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