Start an Organization

New Student Organization Process

Looking to start a new group? The new student organization process is overseen by Drake's Student Senate- Student Affairs Committee and is advised by the Student Inclusion, Involvement & Leadership Office. To start the process of becoming a new student organization please follow the steps below

  1. Log in to the Drake Community Student Organization Website
  2. Select "New Group" button in the upper right hand corner

  3. You are REQUIRED to provide the following information:
    • Organization purpose statement
    • Advisor Name and email
    • President/Chair and all members of the organization
    • Constitution/By-laws

  4. Click 'Submit"

  5. You will receive email notification of your temporary registration status.  Once you have temporary registration, you have six (6) weeks to complete the registration processs

  6. For consideration of full registration, log in to your organization's page on the Drake Community Student Organization Website and post a constitution.

  7. Once your organizational file is complete you will be contacted to attend a Student Affairs Committee Meeting to review the materials.

  8. If approved by the Student Affairs committee, a recommendation will be forwarded to Student Senate for approval and full registration status

Questions about the process? Contact the Student Affairs Senator Nina Strong at

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