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(RCTC Policy 2.8.2)

Part 1.  Student Activities:
Subpart 1.   New college activities must forward a recommendation to the Student President, with approval of the Director of Student Life and the College President.

Subpart 2.    The College President shall consult with the Student Senate before any college activity is discontinued.

Subpart 3.  The Student Senate shall consult with the College President before any Student Life organization is stated as inactive or shut down.

Subpart 4.  All college Activities are funded under the dedicated Student Life fee.

Subpart 5.  Activity advisors are assigned by the College President following consultation with the RCTC Leadership Cabinet.

Part 2. Clubs:
Subpart 1.    Any group of students wishing to form a club for any purpose must secure a charter from the Student Senate as specified in the Student Senate constitution and by-laws.

Subpart 2.  Clubs eligible for funding are funded under the dedicated Student Life fee.

Subpart 3.  Clubs must have prior approval of the Student Senate for all on- and off-campus fund raising.

Subpart 4.  Clubs may select their own faculty advisor.

Subpart 5.  All recognized student organizations must meet the following criteria in order to receive funding from Student Life:

  1. Each club must submit an annual club review using the IPP by the date specified by the Director of Student Life.

  2. Each club shall attend, sponsor, or co-sponsor a campus wide activity or event.

  3. Each club shall attend, sponsor, or co-sponsor a community service activity or event.

  4. All clubs must have an updated copy of their club’s Constitution and By-laws on file with the Director of Student Life’s office and their Club Advisor.

  5. Each Club must submit an annual operating budget request in the spring of each academic year using the IPP.

  6. Clubs that do not meet the above criteria may have its upcoming fiscal year’s budget request denied

Each Club Advisor is responsible for ensuring these criteria are met.


Date of Implementation:                      Immediate

Date of Adoption:                                 August 1, 2013



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