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Benefits and Responsibilities of Recognized Drexel University Student Organizations


Benefits to recognized student organizations include:

  1. Increased visibility and awareness of organization
  2. Access to available services and equipment on the University City and Center City campuses
  3. Permission is granted to use the University name and logo when identifying the organization in accordance with University guidelines and policies on the use of the University’s name and logo
  4. Access to funds from student activity fees in accordance with established policies, procedures, and eligibility criteria
  5. Access to an organization mailbox in the Student Organization Resource Center (SORC), lower level of the Creese Student Center
  6. Leadership materials, educational resources, and mailings from the Office of Campus Activities
  7. Listing of organization information in DragonLink and all official publications
  8. Opportunity to participate in the Activities Unlimited student organization fair held during the fall and spring terms to promote and recruit
  9. Opportunity to acquire office/storage space on a yearly basis for student organization business and use
  10. Large and small event planning assistance


Recognized student organizations are to assume and accept the following responsibilities:

  1. Accept responsibility for the supervision and safe operation of all sponsored programs and events
  2. Accept responsibility for reimbursing Drexel University for damage to University-owned property or facilities, including items such as cleanup costs, damaged property, or other contingencies related to the utilization of University-owned property or facilities
  3. Assure that all promotion and advertisement of events involving the use of University property or facilities shall identify the group sponsoring the event
  4. Maintain active and up-to-date files in DragonLink and with the Office of Campus Activities (membership information, constitution, officer changes, etc.)
  5. Maintain the non-profit volunteer status of the student organization
  6. All officers are currently and actively enrolled full-time students in good academic standing
  7. Maintain membership which reflects funding source requirements
  8. Have president, vice president (or second-in-command designee), and treasurer attend the online Student Organization Orientation Training (SOOT) and complete the DragonLink quiz
  9. Comply with all University policies and regulations as defined in the Drexel University Student Handbook and the Office of Campus Activities Policies and Procedures Manual, as well as local, state, and national laws