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Start a New Registered Student Organization (RSO)

Interested in starting a new Registered Student Organization (RSO)? Start by watching the video below and following the steps on this page to learn more!

steps to starting an rso

  1. View the informational training video on this page
  2. Complete the training New RSO Quiz after watching the video
  3. Thoroughly read the ’20-’21 RSO Handbook
  4. Find a current, full-time UIndy faculty/staff member who will agree to serve as the
    advisor of the proposed organization
  5. Find a minimum of five (5) current UIndy undergraduate or graduate students, who are
    interested in joining the proposed organization
  6. Complete the New RSO Application
  7. Create a constitution that outlines the structure and operating procedures of the proposed organization – You can see a sample constitution here.
  8. Submit all paperwork and a one-minute video summarizing your organization’s mission and vision via email to the Assistant Director of Student Activities (

new rso documents

  • Click Here to complete the post-video New RSO Quiz
  • Click Here to access the downloadable New RSO Application
  • Click Here to access the ’20-’21 RSO Handbook
  • Click Here to see a sample constitution

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Want to get involved?

Input your interest information to the “Involvement Form” on the Student Activities homepage of My UIndy.