With over 550+ RSOs on campus, there is truly something for every student! Whether those interests are Aerospace, Poetry, K-Pop, Baking, Surfing, Identity-Based, or an area of academic interest, these student-led organizations offer something for everyone. Students are welcome to join an RSO, pursue leadership opportunities, attend events, and/or start their own RSO! Active RSOs are eligible to pursue funding through the ASUU Legislative process to support their work.
Campus Connect is an online database of all active 550+ RSOs at the University of Utah. Campus Connect is a tool for students to find involvement opportunities and is a management tool for RSOs to manage and lead their groups. Students are invited to explore involvement opportunities, events, and more on Campus Connect.
Whether you represent a prospective organization or a currently Recognized Student Organization, SLI facilitates ongoing training for the development and success of the student organizations community. This includes Campus Connect support, financial best practices, officer transitions, goal setting, and more. Keep an eye out for information and updates regarding these development opportunities.We have put together some resources and training items for Recognized Student Orgs that you can access at any time. As you onboard new members, transition officers, or are looking for refreshers on all things student orgs, you can review these at any time. RSO Resources & Training
If you are looking for upcoming training and development opportunities, please monitor our Calendar. Don’t forget about the Get Involved Fair! This happens twice year (around the beginning of fall and spring semesters), and is an opportunity for RSOs to “table” (or virtually table) and recruit members, while also an opportunity for students at large to consider the vast involvement opportunities that exist to them.
Advisors - we have resources for you too! Advising a student organization can be a rewarding experience, and we are here to help you navigate that role whether you are a new or seasoned advisor. The resources and trainings developed for you can be accessed at any time with the link below. As we have updates and new resources available, we will add them to this location for you.RSO Resources & Training
"Recognized Student Organization" shall refer to all student groups who register with, and receive recognition from Student Leadership & Involvement. The term does not include ASUU government or any University departments with student-led initiatives and outreach programs that do not seek recognition with SLI and are functions of the University department. The recognized student organization must select their own leadership, and they must not b e compensated for their involvement by the University.
The University of Utah recognizes 3 classifications of Student Organizations:
Student organizations that do not go through our recognition process are considered non-registered organizations.
Learn more about these classifications from University Rule 6-401A.
Interested in starting a new Student Organization? Need to re-register for the upcoming year? Here is the information needed as you work through this process.
Of course, if you have any questions or would like some additional support, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TYPES OF RSOs
- A Part of the University
- Sponsored by a department
- Advisor has responsibilities assigned
- May have dedicated work space
- Use of University marks
- All financial accounts through the University
- Donations under University tax ID#
- Contracting as the University
- Priority on-campus space reservations
- Access to ASUU funding
- Required trainings for officers (and advisors if applicable)