Student Groups and Resources

Student Groups are an important part of our campus community. At Campus Activities and Programs, we strive to advice and support our over 250 student groups. We do this through focusing on: Leadership, Scholarship, Service, and Community. Learn more about how to get involved!

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CAP Student Group Pillars of Excellence

  • Leadership: Student groups are breeding grounds for leaders. CAP believes that leadership skills acquired should be used to not only better oneself, but better their peers. Student groups who excel in the leadership pillar use their platform to lead fellow Spartans, contain leaders who move their group forward, and regularly engage in leader development.
  • Service: CAP strives to ensure those within student groups are developing as “active citizens” or someone who engages within their community. Student groups who excel in this pillar actively engage within the Guilford County and Greensboro community, seek opportunities to serve alongside community members, and provide opportunities to explore their values, passions, and interests.

  • Scholarship: Co-curricular involvement compliments a strong academic career. It is proven that involvement in activities outside of the classroom helps students do better academically. Student groups who excel in this pillar are successful in the classroom and actively support their peers and greater community in the area of academic success.

  • Community: Collaboration is an important skill that all successful student groups must have. Working alongside peers to create meaningful experiences provides vibrancy to our entire campus community. Student groups who excel in this pillar often collaborate on events and seek to support other groups.


Additional Student Group Information

Establishing And Recognizing A Student Group

Students wishing to establish first-time recognition with a group OR wishing to reactivate a group that has lost recognition must complete the following procedures before they can begin to function as a student group.

  1. Visit Spartan Connect and click on “Organizations” at the top.  Confirm that there is not another group that is similar to your own.
  2. Review the regulations on becoming a group in the Student Group Manual.
  3. Find five (5) UNCG students interested in your group, each with a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher.
  4. Find a full time UNCG faculty or staff member to serve as your advisor
  5. Wrist a Constitution using the “How to Write a Student Group Constitution” information at the end of the Student Group Manual.
  6. Login to Spartan Connect using your iSpartan username. Click on “Organizations” at the top, then the “Register” button under “Register A New Organization”
  7. Submit your information through the online submission process for approval.  The approval process may take up to 4 weeks, though we endeavor to complete approval as soon as possible.
  8. Meet with the Assistant Director for Programs after your paperwork has been approved
  9. All sports groups must be affiliated with the Club Sports Council and meet with the Assistant Director for Intramurals and Club Sports in the Department of Campus Recreation
  10. All social Greek-letter groups must be meet the criteria for establishing those groups (see the student group manual for detailed requirements)

Maintain Your Registered & Recognized Student Groups Status

  • Send one representative to the Registration Meeting in March.
  • Head Officer must complete Lead Academy before the end of the fall semester.
  • Submit Annual Registration Form via Spartan Connect by the deadline given in the registration kick off meeting.
  • Maintain accurate roster including officers/leadership positions on Spartan Connect
  • Complete End of Year Survey during the annual registration period.

 

If you have any questions about a specific student group, you can contact the Office of Campus Activities & Programs at capso@uncg.edu or (336) 334-5800.




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