If you would like to create a new student group or have a group that would like to become GSA-affliliated, we can help!
Send an e-mail to the Coordinator for Student Organizations, GSA (Graduate Student Association) and Office of Graduate Studies, with an excel sheet with the names, e-mail addresses and TU ID numbers for your club’s members, a completed Student Organization Constitution, and a completed GSA Supplemental Request Form. Please note the “Fund Management” section in the Funding Policy established by the GSA.
After funding has been approved, meet with Student Government Association accounting associate, to set up an account for the group. Then meet with the GSA to discuss the budget and how the funds will be used by the group for the upcoming year.
The Graduate Student Association defines a graduate student group as one in which all of the members are Towson University students, the majority who are graduate students or graduate program affiliated. Please read the Funding Policy for Graduate Student Organization (PDF) before proceeding.
Find at least five Towson students who would like to be a part of this organization
Find a full-time faculty/staff member who will agree to advise your organization
Create your Student Group Constitution (PDF) modeled after the template attached.
Have your faculty/staff adviser e-mail Coordinator for Student Organizations from his/her TU e-mail account with a simple message stating that he/she agrees to serve as the adviser for your organization.
Send an e-mail to Coordinator for Student Organizations, GSA , and Office of Graduate Studies with an excel sheet of the names, e-mail addresses and TU ID #’s for your club’s founding members.
a completed student organization’s constitution
a completed Graduate Student Association Supplemental Request Form
Set up another meeting with the Coordinator of Student Organizations to register your organization on Involved@TU . Prior to the meeting, send a picture to use for your group’s profile page.
During the meeting discuss your organization’s constitution and additional questions you have about your new student group
Set up a meeting with SGA accounting associate, to establish an account for the group
Set up a meeting with GSA executive board to discuss the budget and how the funds will be used by the group for the upcoming year
The Student Government Association (Undergrad) offers additional student group resources.