Student Involvement

RSO Policies

Registered Student Organizations are Expected to Abide by the IWU Code of Conduct in Addition to the Following Policies: 

1) All RSO members must be enrolled as a student at Illinois Wesleyan University

2) A member of each RSO must attend mandatory RSO trainings

3) In order to maintain active RSO status, an RSO must have an up-to-date purpose statement on file with the Office of Student Involvement

4) All RSOs must maintain a level of membership of no less than three students

5) All RSO members must abide by campus policy, code of student conduct, city, state, and national laws. An RSO that violates city, state, or national law may be potentially liable in civil and criminal court as well as through the IWU student disciplinary process

6) RSOs and members will be liable for disciplinary action as a result of actions of individual members of the organization, while representing the organization

7) RSOs will be held responsible for all activities and/or damages resulting from events. RSOs must exercise reasonable precaution to ensure that events, and agents acting on its behalf, do not harm people or cause damage to the property of students, university employees, other organizations, or the University

8) RSOs cannot organize, sponsor, cosponsor, or in any way coordinate an event in University facilities with any student organization that has been prohibited from participating in that type of event or has had its RSO status suspended, placed on interim suspension, or terminated

9) RSOs should be in good financial standing and will be responsible for keeping record of the organization's finances (Through the IWU Business Office or otherwise)

10) Post flyers/advertising materials on designated bulletin boards only or on designated areas with approval of the Office of Student Involvement and 25Live.