The Student Code of the University of Illinois delineates the rights and responsibilities
of students in a wide spectrum of activities throughout the University. Section
2-303 of the Code provides the definition of Registered Student Organizations and
Registered Organizations and requirements for registration. Highlights from that
The name of the organization must not be preceded by “University of Illinois”
or “UIUC” The title “at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign”
or “at UIUC” may follow the organization’s name. Illini and Illinois
may be used.
Membership in Registered Organizations is restricted to emeritus/a faculty, faculty,
staff, and their spouses/partners. Only emeritus/a faculty and currently appointed
faculty and staff may serve as officers and authorized agents. Registered Organizations
are not eligible for funding allocations from the Student Organization Resource
Fee (SORF)., nor are they able to check out equipment paid for by student fees.
Membership in Registered Student Organizations is comprised of a majority of student members, and student membership is restricted to currently enrolled (full or part-time) students at the Urbana-Champaign campus and their spouses/partners. Currently appointed faculty/staff and their spouses/partners also may be members. Only currently enrolled (full or part-time) students or currently appointed faculty/staff may serve as officers and authorized agents. Such organizations are eligible for funding allocations from the Student Organization Resource Fee (SORF)
All members must agree to a statement of non-discrimination. There shall be no
discrimination against a member or prospective member on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation including gender identity, national origin, ancestry,
age, marital status, disability, unfavorable discharge from the military, or status
as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era, except as specifically exempted
Organizations must support the educational mission of the University of Illinois.
The registered organization does not accrue to the financial benefit (or direct
financial gain) of its members.