3.10 Recognition of Student Organizations


To identify responsibility for recognition criteria and for official recognition of student organizations.

Policy Statement:

The Northern Iowa Student Government is delegated responsibility for developing procedures for official recognition of UNI student organizations and for making recognition decisions.

The University of Northern Iowa supports the formation of student organizations to develop leadership and organizational skills, provide pre-professional experiences, foster educational, social and recreational opportunities, and encourage students to share common interests.

Recognition criteria and procedures must be consistent with applicable University, Board of Regents, state, and federal policies and laws. Recognition includes, but is not limited to, provisional, full, and revocation of recognition.


Individuals planning to establish a student organization must submit an application with the Organization and Finance Committee of Northern Iowa Student Government.

Vice President for Educational and Student Services approved, 2/99
President’s Cabinet approved, 4/05/99