Keefe Campus Center

RSO: Registered Student Organizations

The Campus Center hosts programs planned by many of student organizations.The Student Activities Office provides advisement, direction, and leadership training to the Amherst College Program Board (ACPB), Amherst College Social Council, Association of Amherst Students, Budgetary Committee, WAMH Radio Station, Olio Yearbook, and to the over 100 recognized student organizations and publications at Amherst College.

Registering Your Student Organization

Fall 2014

Deadline to submit new Registered Student Organization proposals: December 1

  • If you wish to propose an idea for a new Student Organization, all proposals must be submitted by no later than December 1.
  • New RSO proposals that are submitted by this deadline will be reviewed.
  • Student Activities Office will contact the student leaders that submitted a new RSO proposal with additional information and guidance on drafting an RSO proposal and mission statement.
  • The student leaders will be invited to attend a meeting to present the proposed club for review by Student Activities Office and the RSO Review Committee.
    • Fall Meeting Dates: Will Be Announced Soon

Deadline to submit forms for existing RSOs: May 7, 2014.
Current RSOs must re-register to remain active for the next academic year, 2014-2015, and to participate in the Student Activities Fair held on Labor Day.  (Please note that there was no leadership training session in September of 2014, but one will be provided for all clubs/orgs by the end of the fall 2014 semester.)

RSO Registration Form for existing groups

  • Student leaders of an existing student organization, you will need to re-register your organization annually to remain active.
  • If leadership changes from semester to semester, please keep student leader contact current by updating the registration form.
  • You can also use this form to request an email or listserv for your group or to change group information (ex. student leader names).


Any group who does not re-register their organization by the spring deadline will be considered inactive and may lose listserv, email/web access for their organization and will not be registered to attend the Activities Fair.

Student Activities Fair

Every year, during Orientations, the Student Activities Office hosts a Registered Student Organization Fair.  The Fair, held at Alumni Gym, gives organizations a chance to educate and recruit new students to their groups.  By registering your student organization with Student Activities early in the summer, you will automatically be included in the Student Organization Fair on September 1.      

Last updated: October 21, 2014


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