Official registration of University organizations occurs through the Organization Committee.
Information and forms may be obtained from the Student Association, Herbert Hall. Telephone:
If your organization is a local chapter of a national organization, you must include one copy of
the constitution of the national organization.
The name of this organization shall be _________________________________. (If you wish to
use Mississippi State University within the organization name, request this of the committee.
Religious organizations may not use Mississippi State in their titles.)
The primary purpose of this organization shall be to _____________________________.
The specific purposes of this organization shall be the following:
To provide _________________________.
To promote _________________________.
LOCATION AND GOVERNMENT
The location of this organization shall be Mississippi State University.
The organization shall be governed by this Constitution and By-Laws*.
(*If you are including By-Laws)
(*DO NOT include the words “By-Laws” if they are not part of your
A. Membership categories shall be the following (membership or inactive members):
Active or full membership shall be composed entirely of faculty, students,
Inactive members shall be composed of alumni and honorary members;
however, inactive members may not be allowed to vote or hold office.
Qualifications for membership (list them).
C. Membership selection procedure (state how you choose members).
All executive powers of (Name of Organization) shall be vested in a President,
Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer (continue if needed). These officers
shall be appointed/elected in the fall/spring semester in a manner prescribed by
the By-Laws and shall serve a