Starting and Registering Clubs

Starting a New Club or 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, please make sure you have:

  • 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

For more detailed information, please download our Student Organization Handbook.

2015-2016 Application Deadlines

At this time, applications are only being accepted for graduate clubs for 2015-2016 recognition. Applications are not being accepted for undergraduate clubs for this academic year.

Please read through the Student Organization Handbook (above) and submit completed Graduate Club Recognition Application to the Office of Student Activities and Resource Center via OrgSync.

Click here for the GRADUATE CLUB RECOGNITION APPLICATION (coming soon).

Please submit your new club application materials by Friday, October 2nd (5:00pm) to be considered for Fall 2015 recognition. If submitted after 10/02/2015, your organization will not be able to become recognized until Fall 2016.

Once submitted, a meeting will be set up by the end of October 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 Spring Club Fest.

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

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. Re-recognition is now closed for the 2015-2016 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 submit funding requests for a club event to be held during first three weeks of class
  • 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