MSU College of Law

Student Organizations

To learn about joining a student organization at MSU Law, or to contact a representative from a student organization, visit Student Organizations at MSU College of Law. Information about requirements for forming a new student organization, or re-registering a current organization can be found below.

Student Leader Resources

All student leaders should review the Student Group Handbook (PDF) to learn the policies, procedures, and requirements for student groups at MSU College of Law. The handbook is an important resource when planning events and meetings, and finding resources to support your organization. Students interested in forming a new student group should review and complete the New Student Group Application (PDF).

End of Year Transition & Re-Registration Process

Student Group Forms

Conduct a preliminary conflict check of your proposed dates for a student group event by viewing the room calendars here. Then, you will want to submit your Event Planning Form to the Events Office right away to reserve your date and time.

Student Leaders Online Training

If you were unable to attend the live webinar, please watch the recorded version below (and the other videos). Once you have completed everything please submit the affirmation.

2015 Student Leader Training Webinar

Affirmation of Completion

Supplemental Finance/Funding videos

All executive board members are required to watch all of these videos which contain important finance and funding information for student organizations.

Accounting Office video on Finances

Groups that need to turn in a new Authorized Officer Form (PDF)

SBA Funding
COGS Event/Conference Funding
Diversity Services Event Funding/Conference Funding

Funding Options for Student Groups

To start out the year, the SBA has disbursed $75.00 into each registered student organization's bank account with the Accounting office. This should be used as seed money to start up the year, host a Student Group Fair table, and hold your first informational meetings. As you prepare to host events and need additional funding, you should prepare a detailed budget to find out what your needs are. Then, review your options for obtaining funds. There is additional detail in the Video 5 series above, but some of your options include:

Selling Merchandise with MSU Logos

For information about selling merchandise with MSU Logos please visit the MSU Licensing site.