2012-2013 Registration Renewal Form/New Organization Charter Form

Congratulations! You are one step away from completing all the necessary steps to becoming a Registered Student Organization (RSO) at KSU for the 2012-2013 academic school year! Registration renewal forms/New organization Charter forms will take up to ten (10) business days to process. Status updates on registration renewals and/or new charters will be sent upon review of each organization's form and attendance to the 2012 RSO Leadership Conference or transition lab training. INSTRUCTIONS: This form is to be completed in its entirety. Incomplete forms will NOT be accepted. If you have any questions and/or concerns, please feel free to e-mail ljohn188@kennesaw.edu.
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CHARTER INFORMATION















E-MAIL AND WEBSITE INFORMATION







OFFICER INFORMATION & AGREEMENT

By completing and submitting this Registration Renewal Form: We, the undersigned, certify that the information contained on the form is accurate, and I acknowledge my responsibility to keep this record up-to-date by informing the Department of Student Life of any changes to the information on this form and/or in our constitution and bylaws. We, the undersigned, certify that this organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, color, religion, gender, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and/or ability status in any of its programs, activities, services, benefits, or membership practices. Furthermore, we understand that exceptions to this policy shall be recognized where enforcement would violate the United States Constitution or federal law. We, the undersigned, understand that officer and advisor information listed on this form will be made available to the public. This includes but is not limited to the following: release of contact name(s), phone number(s), and/or e-mail address for inquiry of activities related to your organization. Inquires may come by phone, printed material, student organization web site listing, etc. We, the undersigned, understand that our organization must re-register with the Department of Student Life in August of each Fall semester and will submit any changes in our officers and/or adviser as they occur throughout the year. We, the undersigned, agree that we will inform others in the organization about policies affecting us. Our student organization will comply with the Student Organization Handbook, the “Kennesaw State University Student Code of Conduct”, and other University facility regulations, and all other policies governing student organizations and related activities as published by the Department of Student Life. Failure to comply with university, city, state, or federal laws and regulations can result in appropriate disciplinary action.
































ADVISOR INFORMATION

The advisor(s) listed below will be notified to confirm their role as your advisor for the 2012-2013 academic year. Please make sure their information is accurate.





NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY COMPLIANCE AGREEMENT

I, the undersigned, agree that my organization will abide by the Kennesaw State University non-discrimination policy as stated in the undergraduate catalog, which is as follows: Kennesaw State University is an affirmative action/equal educational and employment opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, handicap or national origin.





HAZING POLICY COMPLIANCE AGREEMENT

Kennesaw State University has a zero tolerance hazing policy. Hazing in any form is prohibited. No student or student organization, including but not limited to fraternities and sororities clubs and athletic teams shall employ a program of student initiation/pledge education that includes any hazing activities. Hazing applies to ALL members of fraternities and sororities, clubs or athletic teams, student organizations regardless of how long the student has been a member. Hazing shall be defined as:  Any action taken or situation created, on or off the premises of the University, to produce mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment, ridicule or suffering as a means to gain entry into an organization.  Any activities which are life threatening to the individual or intended to physically hurt the individual or humiliate the individual mentally. Hazing may include, but is not limited to, the following activities:  Paddling in any form, physical exercise, kidnapping, branding in any form, burning of cigarettes, scavenger or treasure hunts, quests, blindfolding, road trips or any activity resulting in excessive fatigue, physical or psychological shocks  Wearing of apparel which is uncomfortable to the individual, or, if worn publicly, is conspicuous or not normally in good taste  Engaging in public stunts or buffoonery, hair cutting, morally degrading or humiliating games or activities, giving of food or drink (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) which is distasteful or designed to provoke nausea or inebriation  Any form of verbal harassment, any action or situation which subjugates an individual to a condition where he/she might tend to lose self-respect or suffer injury to personal or religious values  Any activities which interfere with the student‟s scholastic responsibilities  Any other activities which are not consistent with fraternal law, ritual or laws and policies of Kennesaw State University of the University System of Georgia. My electronic signature below indicates that I have read the above Kennes aw State University policy on hazing and that my organization members have a knowledge and understanding of the policy. I further understand that a violation of this policy will result in appropriate judicial action.





ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF ALCOHOL POLICY

The Kennesaw State University Alcohol Policy is as follows: 1. Kennesaw State University expressly prohibits the use, possession, sale or distribution of alcoholic beverages on campus by any campus constituency. Alcoholic beverages may be served at off -campus activities to adults of legal drinking age for the state in which the activity is being held, providing that a responsible club or organization representative acknowledges responsibility for monitoring alcohol consumption. Student activity funds or institutional funds may not be used for the purchase of alcoholic beverages. Kennesaw State University is committed to recognizing, upholding and enforcing the laws of the state of Georgia. Violation of those state laws, incorporated into the Kennesaw State University Alcohol Policy below, shall not be condoned on the campus or at any activity held off campus by any constituency. 2. Official state regulations regarding the use, sale or possession of intoxicating beverages are as follows:  3-1-2 Defines "alcoholic beverages" to mean all alcohol, distilled spirits, beer, malt beverages, wine or fortified wine.  3-2-36 Provides for criminal process against any person who violates the law in counties and municipalities where alcoholic beverages are being sold contrary to law.  3-3-21 Provides that no person knowingly or intentionally may sell or offer to sell any wine or malt beverages within 100 yards of any school building, school ground or college campus. Provides further that distilled spirits may not be sold within 200 yards of a school building, educational building, school grounds or college campus.  3-3-22 States that no alcoholic beverage shall be sold, bartered, exchanged, given, provided or furnished to any person who is in a state of noticeable intoxication.  3-3-23 Prohibits the furnishing to, purchasing of or possession of alcoholic beverages by persons under 21 years of age.  3-3-23.1 Provides that any person furnishing or possessing alcoholic beverages in violation of the previous Code Section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Establishes procedures for arrest by law enforcement officers. 3. All student organizations must submit an "Acknowledgment of Alcohol Policy" form to the Vice President of Student Success and Enrollment Services during the first week of classes each Fall semester and each time there is a change in either the President or Advisor of the organization. By their signatures, the President and Advisor are assuring Kennesaw State University that they and the individuals responsible for the group's events understand the Kennesaw State University Alcohol Policy and state laws regarding the service and consumption of alcoholic beverages. 4. Alcoholic beverages will be allowed only for functions at which alcohol is not the focal point, reason for, or the "drawing card" for the event. Organizations choosing to advertise the service of alcoholic beverages at functions will not make reference to the quantity of or over indulgency in alcoholic beverages. Reference will also be made to serving of food and alternative beverages, and the checking of driver's licenses. 5. Any activity (especially those competitive in nature) contributing to the overindulgence of alcohol is, by these guidelines, prohibited. 6. Any violation of this policy at any club or organization activity shall be reported to the Vice President of Student Success and Enrollment Services by the designated monitor(s) verbally within 24 hours of returning to campus and following by a written report within three (3) working days. The Kennesaw State University Department of Safety and Security shall report any violation of this policy, whether at an activity or on an individual basis, to the Vice President of Student Success and Enrollment Services within 24 hours of the occurrence. The Vice President of Student Success and Enrollment Services shall then be responsible for disciplinary action according to established college non-academic disciplinary procedures. Possible sanctions shall be the same as those for other violations of nonacademic college rules and regulations as provided for in the college student code of conduct. My electronic signature below indicates that I have read the above Kennesaw State University policy on the use and possession of drugs, including alcohol, and that my organization members have a knowledge and understanding of the policy. I further understand that a violation of this policy will result in appropriate judicial action.






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