Resources for Student Organizations

How to start a new student club or organization

To start a new Harper College student club or organization, you must:

  • Obtain a petition form and sample constitution from Student Engagement, Building A, Room A336, or request one by email from
  • Have a minimum of seven students who are committed to joining the club, attending club meetings, and club activities.
  • Gain the interest and commitment of a faculty or staff advisor who will support the club by attending meetings, overseeing club activities, and completing club administrative responsibilities.
  • Draw up a constitution using a sample form.
  • All items above must be submitted to Student Engagement. If the constitution is approved, the proposed organization will then be considered by the Student Government for formal recognition.
  • Download this step-by-step guide.
  • Download new student club application.

Campus Resources

Last Updated: 3/10/23