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New Student Organizations

How to start a new RSO

New Student Organization Applications 

More information about the application process for Fall 2024 will be available July 1.

If you have any questions, please email

Note it takes up to 6-8 weeks for Campus Activities to process these applications.

Submitting an application does not automatically approve your organization.

What do you need?

  • Create your organization’s constitution (Sample-Constitution Updated DOC)
  • Identify a full-time faculty/staff Advisor
  • Have a roster of at least 10 enrolled USC students
  • 5 officers (President, Vice President, Treasurer, Social Chair, Secretary)
  • 5 officers to have completed the Hazing Prevention 101™ Course (
  • 5 officers to complete their officer specific training course on the Rise platform