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Levels of Recognition for Student Organizations

Developmental Status
When an organization has reached developmental status, it may reserve rooms for the purpose of holding interest meetings and advertise that the group will be holding interest meetings (via flyers, posters, table tents, E-net!, WSOE, etc.) to gain membership and assess viability of the organization. The organization may not use the Elon name in official business, travel off campus as a group or otherwise commence activities as an organization.

Provisional and Active Status
When an organization has reached provisional or active status, it may do the following:

  • function as a group (attend competitions, hold performances, etc.);
  • reserve rooms, vans and other necessary equipment;
  • access the university's liability insurance;
  • use "Elon" in conjunction with the name of the group;
  • participate in organizational fairs;
  • be listed on official Elon documents as a group;
  • request funding from the Student Government Association.

Inactive Status

No group that is inactive or has not petitioned the Student Life Committee for active recognition will be allowed to do the following:

  • reserve rooms, vans or equipment;
  • use "Elon" in the group's name;
  • petition for money from the Student Government Association;
  • in any way be covered by or affiliated with official university programs.