Types of Student Organizations - Student Affairs (Policy VII-002)

Types of Student Organizations - Student Affairs (Policy VII-002)

Abstract:
Student Affairs policy VII-002 describes the different types of established student organizations.
Effective Date:
7/31/2006
Contacts:
None Assigned
Administrative Category:
Applies To:
Staff, Students
Material Original Source:

Policy Number: SA VII-002
Policy Date: 7/31/06

POLICY STATEMENT
THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM
DIVISION OF STUDENT AFFAIRS


Subject: Types of Student Organizations


Student Organizations at UAB are groups of students that have a shared interest or goal. Organizations which may be recognized by UAB include the following:
  1. Academic - those clubs whose stated purpose or goal is oriented toward interest in professional development in academic discipline. (e.g. Accounting Club, Psychology Club, etc.)
  2. Social Fraternities and Sororities - organizations whose purpose or goal is to produce or aid in the process of making a student's collegiate career rewarding by becoming a selected member in these Greek organizations which serve the community and strive for academic excellence.
  3. Service - those clubs/organizations whose stated purpose or goal is toward philanthropic activity (e.g. Circle K International, Amnesty International, etc.)
  4. Special Interest - those clubs/organizations whose stated purpose or goal is oriented toward some common interest, view, philosophy, or position of its membership who join together for the purpose of pursuing their common interest (e.g. Baptist Campus Ministries, Black Student Union, Chess Club, Triathletic Club, Young Democrats, etc.)