WMU has over 350 student organizations—but if you can’t find one that’s just right for you, you can start your own!


  1. Create a name for your organization
    RSOs may not use WMU or Western Michigan University at the beginning of their name but may use “at WMU”—e.g., Rock Club at WMU instead of WMU Rock Club.
  2. Have at least four members who are current WMU students with email addresses
  3. Create a constitution
    Sample constitution
  4. Secure an advisor for your organization and complete these two forms:
    Due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, please note that the advisor trainings are not yet available. Notifications will be sent out as soon as they are ready!
    Letter of Intent and Advisor Expectations
  • You are now ready to register
  • Register your rso


    Contact the RSO Development Graduate Assistant at or 269-387-2157 (Phone number inactive during Covid-19)