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Student Org Privileges & Expectations

With university recognition Stanford recognized student organizations have access to many university resources and privileges. With those privileges come many responsibilities and expectations that student organizations should uphold. 

Privileges for Student Organizations

  • Use of the Stanford name and logos.
  • Use of university facilities.
  • Access to university and ASSU funding.
  • ASSU banking services through Stanford Student Enterprises.
  • University website space.
  • General university insurance.
  • Audiovisual, technical and similar services.
  • Ability to hold benefit fundraisers.
  • Advice and consultation from SAL, the ASSU and many other university departments.
  • The ability to publicize on Events at Stanford.
  • SAL coordinated workshops for party planning, funding, event planning, banking, etc.

Expectations for Student Organizations

All Student Organizations

  • Maintain and follow your university approved mission, purpose and constitution.
  • Make group decisions that reflect university goals and student needs.
  • Offer broad access to all students.
  • Maintain autonomy from off-campus organizations.
  • Follow university policies and practices.
  • Comply with federal, state and local laws.
  • Offer programs that are targeted primarily to students.
  • Fundraise off-campus only in line with the university’s policy on off-campus fundraising.
  • Manage organization funds wisely and ethically with sound accounting practices.
  • Actively communicate with the university, especially in regards to high-impact activities.
  • Ensure all leaders and members are currently registered in a degree-granting program at Stanford..
  • Demonstrate sustainability by maintaining ten active members and re-register in CardinalSync by the Friday after commencement, annually.

Non Social Greek Groups

  • Bank all organizational funds with ASSU/SSE CapGroup.
  • Maintain at least ten members, including three to serve in leadership roles, commonly referred to as "Authorized Representatives."