Congratulations! Starting a new student organization can be an outstanding way to get involved at OSU-Cascades and to leave a lasting legacy for years to come. The Office of Student Life is here to support you along the way and help you build a new and fantastic student organization.


  1. Find three (3) other OSU-Cascades students who want to start this organization with you (a total of 4 students)
  2. Find an OSU-Cascades faculty or staff member who wants to serve as your advisor. Have your advisor sign the Advisor Agreement.
  3. Create a constitution
  4. Write a mission statement
  5. Forecast a proposed budget
  6. Complete the online club registration
  7. Attend a Student Fee Committee meeting by invitation to present on your club and budget.

If you have questions about any of this, stop by the Student Life Office and we can walk you through it, or send us an email at or