Starting a New Student Organization

Please follow the steps below to start a new student organization.

New orgs are required to have at least 10 undergraduate members, a Faculty/Staff/Administrator Advisor, and a Constitution

Once you're received an email letting you know your org has been unlocked, go to Torero Orgs and complete a registration form.

The Assistant Director of A.S.G. reviews the club registration form for completion and consistency with USD's mission statement.

The Assistant Director of A.S.G. contacts the advisor to confirm they agree to advise the club and to inform them of upcoming advisor training and resources.

The individual who submitted the registration form on ToreroOrgs will be emailed once the registration form has been reviewed and is complete.

The Assistant Director of A.S.G. will email the date, time, and location of the next Student Organization Committee Meeting. The students will present a 2-minute summary of the club's mission and goals.

The Student Organization Committee will review all of the proposed student organizations and if approved they will be presented to Senate the following week.


Once approved by Senate the President, Treasurer, and Advisor will receive an email from the Student Organization's Committee Chair informing them that their organization is officially approved for the academic year.


All clubs must meet with a member of our staff during the semester they register. Please be prepared to discuss your organization's goals and adapting to the virtual/hybrid environment during this meeting. To schedule the meeting, please email


  • All clubs and organizations must re-register every year!
  • There may be additional requirements for recognition depending on the type of organization.