New Club Recognition Process

Submission timeline Mon. Feb 10 8am - Fri. March 6 11;59 PM

Students who are interested in starting a new club must follow the process below:

Step 1: Attend a CSI/AUCC Open House - Learn about forming a constitution, working with the Center for Student Involvement, and becoming a part of the AU Club Council. (REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE!)

Step 2: Submit your New Club Registration form via ENGAGE (form to open on Feb. 10)                                                         

 Required Form Information:

  1. Name of Organization

  2. Student Primary Contact

  3. Email Address

  4. Purpose of Organization (100 words)

  5. Submission of a club Constitution (You can find the CSI club Constitution in the DOCUMENTS section)

  6. Confirm faculty/staff club advisor

  7. Submit a roster of  Executive board officers and members (Each club must have a minimum of 8 student members, with two students consisting of President and Treasurer. Executive Board members must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA and be in good disciplinary standing to be eligible.)

  8. Answer all required additional questions on the form


Step 3: Await New Club Recognition approval or denial (Decisions will be rolling)

Step 4: If approved, complete your organization’s ENGAGE club page and meet with your AUCC Club Consultant within 2 weeks of receiving approval message. If denied, you have the opportunity to submit an appeal to the Director for Student Involvement within 10 days of receiving the denial message. 


Take advantage of the New Club Registration today.  We look forward to working with your club executive board team!  

For more information or questions please contact Jordan Harris (

Contact us: (202) 885-1427 /   /  American University / Mary Graydon Center 274 

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