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Clubs and Organizations

Printable Clubs and Organizations Application

Student clubs and organizations are an extension of the academic curriculum and are intended to complement the instructional goals of University School.

One or more faculty or staff members will serve as sponsors of each club or organization and must attend all meetings. It is the responsibility of the sponsor to monitor the group and make recommendations concerning changes, continuance, or deletion from the school to the director.

The director shall approve all clubs and organizations within the school. Furthermore, all clubs and organizations must have an initial application on file in the director’s office. Information included in this application will include the club’s mission and purpose, requirements for participation, financial requirements, proposed meeting dates/times, and the name(s) of a faculty/staff sponsor(s). A list of elected officers and a roster of members must be submitted in a timely manner and updated yearly.

All fundraising must be requested by the club president in writing to the director. The director must approve all fundraising in advance.

Any restrictions for membership must be approved by the director. Secret organizations and clubs are prohibited.

Any initiation procedures must be authorized by the director. Hazing of a member or prospective member is strictly prohibited.

Religious clubs/organizations must be student led. No outside adult will lead or regularly attend club meetings. The school sponsor must be in attendance at all meetings but may not participate in club activities.

Announcements and club signage must be brought to the main office for approval prior to the posting in the front hallway on the first floor of University School. No other signs will be permitted on school grounds.

All school rules apply to all clubs and organizations.