RSO's are a way for like-minded students to join together for a common purpose to better themselves and the larger Dalton State College campus community. All RSOs fall under the authority of the Office of Student Life and the governing body of the Student Life Council. Every RSO's President holds a seat on Presidents' Council and all members of Presidents' Council serve on Student Life Council (SAC). Meetings are held the last Friday of every month when classes are in session in the Fall and Spring, and the dates, times, and locations are listed in detail in the Dalton State student planner.
To be considered “registered,” an organization that is already recognized must annually submit an updated constitution and roster as well as have an advisor and president attend the mandatory training meeting. After registering, RSOs can advertise for events, spend money, reserve rooms, and function in any way that an organization normally does. Without completing the registration process, these privileges are removed.
If an RSO does not register at the beginning of an academic year, they will be considered "inactive." An inactive organization is still recognized, but not registered. After two years of being inactive, an RSO is no longer recognized and must complete the recognition process again to return to campus.
To find the annual budget request form and funding guidelines, please go to the SAC page.