This BSU Student Handbook is a guide to student's rights, responsibilities and resources.
Policy regulating membership and leadership positions within student organizations.
"Student Organization" is defined by the university as any organization whose membership and leadership is comprised solely of students, with advisement from a member of the university's faculty, administration or staff. All groups recognized by the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership are defined as student organizations.
In order to be a member of a recognized student organization at BSU a student must meet each of the following requirements which will be monitored by the university:
There are no membership restrictions based on race, religion, nationality, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or political conviction, except as may be exempted by law.
Grade point average information of individual members will be reviewed periodically by the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership to compile averages for student organizations.
A leadership position in a recognized student club or organization at BSU includes all positions defined in the club or organizations constitution for executive board or officer positions. To be eligible to hold a leadership position, a student must meet each of the following requirements which will be monitored by the university:
Any exceptions to these requirements must be formally approved by the director of Student Involvement and Leadership in conjunction with other campus personnel. Grade information of student leaders will be reviewed periodically by the staff in the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership to determine eligibility for leadership positions.
The Office of Student Involvement and Leadership will periodically request review of judicial history from the Office of Student Conduct. This review is done to verify consistency with student organization and/or campus policies for good judicial standing where applicable.
Last Modified: April 18, 2013