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Starting a new Registered Student Organization

Becoming a Registered Student Organization (RSO) of the Student Government Association of Montclair State University, comes with many rights and privileges including but not limited to:

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  • Access to reserve spaces for meetings and events
  • Funding through the Student Government Association
  • Opportunity to participate in the Involvement Fairs

If you are interested in starting a new RSO please review the steps below. If you have questions or concerns about the process please contact the SGA Vice President at, the SGA Organizational Liaison at or the President Pro Tempore (PPT) at

  1. Complete Request for an Engage page
  2. After the Engage page request is approved, complete the Engage registration with the above information. (Go to ‘Manage Organization’ to see the option to complete registration).
  3. In order to be approved as a Registered Student Organization(RSO) you must meet the following criteria. This information will be submitted in the Registration Form/Process: a) 7 Montclair State University undergraduate students.
    • b) 1 full time Montclair State University employee to serve as an advisor
    • c) A constitution (a mock one is available to be emailed to you upon request and is provided on engage).
    • d) A roster of members.
    • e) At least two members of an executive board (president and treasurer)
    • f) Preferred “username” for organization email. This email is provided to all new RSOs by the SGA.
  4. The completed Registration Forms are reviewed in the order in which they are received. The review process can be delayed if/when information is incorrectly inputted. To avoid delays please review the mock constitution template and proofread your submission.
  5. Once the registration submission has been reviewed/approved by the SGA, it will be processed and approved by Center for Student Involvement (CSI) staff. Congratulations!

Important Information

  • All Registration Student Organizations must complete Engage re-registration forms by the third week of every semester. Failure to do so, will result in the Engage page being locked.
  • Registration Student Organizations must attend required training by CSI to gain access to room reservations within Engage.