Student Group Re-registration

Re-registration is now available. Forms are due on or before February 28, 2021. Review this page for steps to complete re-registration.

Student groups that are currently registered until February 28, 2021 must complete the annual re-registration process to maintain their “currently registered” status and access to student group benefits through September 30, 2021.

Currently registered student groups must submit a Re-registration Form between Tuesday, January 5, 2021 and Sunday, February 28, 2021 to maintain their registration status and access to benefits through September 30, 2021. Groups that do not submit the Re-registration Form on time will expire and may lose access to benefits until they complete the registration process for Expired Groups.

Relevant Dates and Deadlines

All times are listed in US Central Time.

  • Tuesday, January 5, 2021: Re-registration opens in GopherLink
  • Sunday, February 28, 2021: Deadline for re-registration forms to be submitted in GopherLink. Late submissions are not accepted.
  • Friday, March 12, 2021 at 5:00pm: Deadline to complete Re-Registration requirements. Extensions will not be granted. Groups that do not meet this deadline will be expired and may complete the registration process for Expired Groups to gain access to benefits.

Prepare for Registration

Prior to starting the registration process, registered groups can take the following steps:

  • Confirm all officers of the group. All student groups need at least five officers who are currently enrolled students at the University of Minnesota.
  • Review the purpose and mission of the organization.
  • Determine your group's Constitution Review Set. All student groups are in Set A, Set B, or Set C. Student group officers can review their group's GopherLink profile or this spreadsheet to find out what Set their group is in. Click here to read more about constitution review sets.
  • For Set C Groups only: Your group will have its constitution reviewed for the minimum requirements for student group constitutions. Ensure your student group’s constitution meets all requirements for student group constitutions. Click here to read more about constitution review.
  • Campus Life Programs only: Confirm your group’s CLP Advisor and CLP Department Head.
  • If your group is requesting to change its official name (optional): Prepare the group’s requested name by reviewing the student group name policies and updating your group's constitution that reflects the group’s requested name.

Steps to Re-registration

Re-registration Forms must be submitted between Tuesday, January 5, 2021 and Sunday, February 28, 2021. All registration requirements for re-registration must be completed on or before Friday, March 12, 2021.

Click here to review requirements for registration.

1: Access the Registration Form.

First check to see if your group has a profile in the GopherLink directory. Then follow the appropriate instructions below:

  • For groups that do not have a profile in GopherLink yet:
  • For groups with a profile in GopherLink:
    • Officers whose student group has a profile in GopherLink will be emailed a direct link to their group's re-registration form.
    • You can also access your group's re-registration form following these steps:

2: Complete the Registration Form.

One officer from the student group must complete the Re-registration Form between Tuesday, January 5, 2021 and Sunday, February 28, 2021.

Through the form you will...

  • Review/Update your group's About information and categories
  • Agree to student group policies for registration
  • Answer questions about your student group
  • Upload your group's constitution
  • Update your group's internal roster and public officer roster. There must be at least five officers on the internal roster. All officers must meet the criteria for being an officer. Click here to review officer responsibilities.
  • For Constitution Review Set C student groups only: Set C group constitutions will be reviewed to ensure the constitution meets all minimum requirements. Click here to review constitution requirements, recommendations, and example language. Groups can learn what Set their group is in by reviewing their group's profile on GopherLink or this spreadsheet.
  • Required for CLPs, optional for RSOs: Provide advisor contact information.
  • For groups requesting to change their official name (optional): The group’s requested name with an updated and signed constitution that reflects the group’s requested name. Please review the student group name policies and the student group constitution requirements.

3: The Student Activities Office will review the form submission for the registration requirements.

The form submitter will receive an email via GopherLink with next steps and feedback to satisfy registration requirements. It may take 7-10 business days to receive a response from Student Activities.

  • All registration requirements must be met in the registration form submission by March 12. Click here to review the registration requirements.
  • Set C groups will have their constitution reviewed by a Student Activities Advisor. An advisor will provide the form submitter with feedback and next steps regarding the group’s constitution. Reminder: a group requesting a new name must update their official name in their group’s constitution to reflect the requested name.
  • Groups requesting to change their name will have their requested name to ensure it complies with the student group naming and logo use policies.

4: Once all requirements have been met, your group will be “currently registered” status and gain full access to student group benefits through September 30, 2021.

Terms of Currently Registered Status

Review the student group policies for benefits and responsibilities of registered student groups.