Applications for new organizations are accepted throughout the school year. All new organizations must submit a New Student Organization Request Form.

Before you start, be sure that you have the following information:

  • The names and emails of your four officers: generally a President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.
  • Preferably, interest from 10 other potential members.
  • The name and email address of one University of Jamestown faculty or staff advisor who agreed to work with your organization.
  • A statement of purpose or a description of your group.
  • A set of by-laws with rules and policies to govern your organization. A template is available if you need help.


Benefits of registering your organization:

  • Use of University of Jamestown identification in association with the name of your organization
  • Use of University facilities for programs and meetings for no charge
  • Inclusion in University of Jamestown calendars and listings, and dissemination of your organization’s publicity and information on campus
  • Consultation and advice from Student Activities staff, including program resource information and services
  • Opportunity to request funding from the Student Senate Organizational Fund
  • Permission to sponsor fundraising efforts on campus
Examples of aid include:
  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards

  • 1,000 students from 37 states and 17 countries

  • 13:1 student-faculty ratio

  • On-campus residence halls

  • 98% average placement rate in 2010 & 2011