Q: What is the first step towards registering my organization?
A: Attend an Orientation session
Q: Once I submit the online registration application, is my group registered?
A: No, for your group to be officially registered, all advisor approvals and administrative verifications must be completed first. [Details of Registration]
Q: Who can be an advisor for my group?
A: Any full-time UK faculty or staff member.
Q: Is registration only online?
Q: What are the University regulations for Student Organizations?
A: Click here to find out!
Q: Is my organization required to have a constitution? Do you have a sample copy?
A: Yes and Yes. Constitutions are required because they outline the purpose of your organization, what it takes to be a member, your leadership responsibilities and selection/election criteria. It is the governing document for your student organization. We have a model constitution available online HERE.
Q: How can I update information about my group?
A: The current president or advisor can log into the online system with their Link Blue credentials and update any information for the group.
Q: Do organizations have to re-register every year?
A: Yes, registration is only for one year and expires on May 1st of the academic year. We begin re-registering organizations in early April.
Q: What is the role of an advisor?
A: Advisors with each organization have varying levels of involvement, but they are a resource to the organization, help the group navigate the UK regulations/guidelines and serve to help the officers transition from year to year. An advisor should be connected with or interested in the purpose and function of the group.
Q: Can I get a UK website address for my group?
A: Yes. Once you are officially registered, the president of the organization can email Jared Black (firstname.lastname@example.org) to find out the current process for getting this set up. UK provides the web space and access, but we do not provide support on how to build or maintain webpages.
Q: Do all registered student organizations automatically receive funding once they are registered?
A; No, funding is only available through the Student Government Association funding request process.
Q: How does my organization reserve a room in the Student Center or outside on campus?
A: You would need to speak directly with the Student Center Director's Office (257-5781) or email Ashley Casteel or Hannah Centers for details on reservations.
Q: Is there an online calendar to input our student org. events into?
A: Yes, and it can be found here
Q: Do you have any deals on T-Shirts or Polos?
A: Yes, we have negotiated a great contracted price for all our registered student organizations. You work directly with the Vendors for any orders.