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Student Life and Leadership

Learn About SDSU's Student Organizations

Whether you're a student leader, an advisor, a member of an existing organization or looking to start a new one: here's where you'll find everything you need to know about student organization events, policies, procedures, services, and resources.

With more than 300 different student organizations at SDSU, there's guaranteed to be something here for you!

What are student organizations all about?

SDSU's student organizations cover a wide range of interests and involve all sorts of students.

You might be interested in recreation, honors societies, cultural groups, professional development organizations, multicultural societies—or maybe starting your own student organization. Whatever your interest, you'll find information about how to get involved through SDSU's Student Life & Leadership office.

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There's always something going on!

Campus organizations are responsible for a majority of the programs and events held on campus each year, including:

  • Concerts
  • Lectures
  • Special events
  • Cultural and social events
  • Conferences

How can we help you?

SDSU's Student Life & Leadership office has a dedicated Student Organization Team. Our primary responsibility is to help you find wonderful ways to get involved.

We provide consultation on campus policies and procedures, and we help with event planning, fundraising, organization development and management, and much more.

We collaborate across campus with students, faculty, staff, advisors, Associated Students — the entire campus community — to better serve you.

News and Events

RSO Recognition 2018 - 2019

To help outline the recognition requirements for the academic year, we have provided a short video with important information related to the recognition process:

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For full details on the recogntion process, please visit Start or Renew and Organization.

We look forward to helping you succeed this semester!

A.S. Banking Requirements

In order to renew your student organization you MUST complete the new A.S. Banking and Finance sections in the RSO application. Be sure to also "Agree" to the Confirmation of Banking Information by checking the appropriate box. You cannot submit your RSO application without completing this step.

A.S. will be offering Banking Training Sessions in Spring 2018 for student organizations. The training sessions will walk you through the A.S. banking policies and forms.  It is MANDATORY for the President or Treasurer to attend at least one session in the Summer, Fall or Spring semester.

Click here for more information regarding A.S. Banking and your student organization.