Starting an Organization

Creating a new club or organization is easy. As long as you meet the requirements, complete the required forms and meet the deadlines provided, you are on your way to creating your group! Below are a few requirements to have before you start:

  • At least four executive board members who are School of Engineering students
  • At least eight additional members who are the School of Engineering students
  • A faculty or staff advisor
  • A mission statement, organizational goals, and a programming outline
  • A constitution (see OSARC Model Constitution)

Applications are being accepted for new student organizations from Monday, September 12 until Wednesday, September 21 via OrgSync. Qualified applicants will be contacted after the deadline for an interview. Please note, space for new clubs is limited and not all applicants will be granted recognition.

Student Organization Handbook

All Student Clubs and Organizations need to abide by the policies and procedures as outlined in the Student Organization Handbook. 

Please read through the Student Organization Handbook and submit completed Club Recognition Application to the Office of Student Activities and Resource Center via NYU Campus Life.

Once submitted, a meeting will be set up with a member of the OSARC staff and a Student Council member for official recognition. Approved Club Applicaitons will enter into an Incubation period and be eligible for the Club Fest.

Re-Recognition of Clubs and Organizations

All currently recognized and active student clubs are able to be re-recognized at the end of the spring semester for the following academic year. 

All clubs who submit by the deadline will not only be able to continue being active but will also be eligible for the following perks:

  • Automatic $25 to be used on the School of Engineering Club Fest (still must submit to participate)
  • Ability to receive an initial funding allocation at the beginning of each semester, preloaded via NYU Campus Life.
  • Club information submitted to the NYU Center for Student Activities, Leadership, and Service to be added to the All Clubs website
  • Ability to participate in the All Club NYU Club Fest
  • Access to reserve space in the Kimmel Center

For help or questions about Student Clubs and Organizations, please contact the Office of Student Activities and Resource Center at