All registered clubs must have on a constitution on file with the Student Government Association and Student
Activities Office. Please fill in the information included in the template as requested. Any changes to a club
constitution must be filed with the Student Activities Office by completing a new version of this form.
ARTICLE I - NAME
i. Official Name of the Club:
ARTICLE II MISSION & PURPOSE
i. Type of Club: (check all that apply)
Academic and Professional
Arts
Cultural
Honor and Recognition
Other: ___________________________________
Political
Religious/Spiritual
Service
Special Interest
ii. Club’s Mission Statement: (Insert your club’s Mission Statement here)
A mission statement answers the basic question: WHY DOES OUR CLUB EXIST? An effective mission statement is concise, to the
point, realistic, operational, inspirational, motivational, and informative. The mission clearly states the purpose of the organization.
It is forward-thinking, positive, and describes success. IT SHOULD NOT BE MORE THAN ONE OR TWO SENTENCES.
iii. National or Regional Affiliation:
This club is affiliated with a regional or national chapter: YES NO
If yes, please list: _______________________________________________________________________
ARTICLE IIIMEMBERSHIP, ELIGIBILITY, DUES, AND HAZING STATEMENTS
i. By checking each of these boxes, our club agrees to abide by the following statements:
Active membership in this organization will consist of any currently enrolled, TC3 student who has
paid an activity fee. We agree to keep a membership roster of active members.
We also define an ‘active member’ as follows:
Your qualifications for membership (if any) should be included in this article. The number of meetings or activities that
members are required to attend should be specified, as well as any other requirements for members.
Any form of hazing or other physical or mental abuse or harassment and discrimination of membership on the basis of
race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic
predisposition or carrier status, citizenship, military or veteran status or any other basis is prohibited.
ARTICLE IV – OFFICERS, ADVISORS, & COMMITTEES
STUDENT ACTIVITIES FORM
CONSTITUTION TEMPLATE
Student Center, Room 519 |activities@tc3.edu | 607-844-8222, ext. 4442
i. Definition of Officer Roles
PLEASE NOTE: EVERY CLUB IS REQUIRED TO HAVE A PRESIDENT AND A TREASURER.
Students serving in these roles must be taking a minimum of 6 credits on the Dryden campus, have matriculated status, be in good
academic and judicial standing, and have paid the student activity fee.
PRESIDENT JOB DESCRIPTION: (describe the basic responsibilities of the Club President here)
TREASURER JOB DESCRIPTION: (describe the basic responsibilities of the Club Treasurer here)
OTHER OFFICER POSITIONS:
TITLE: ___________________________________________________________________
JOB DESCRIPTION: (describe the basic responsibilities of this officer here)
TITLE: ___________________________________________________________________
JOB DESCRIPTION:
(describe the basic responsibilities of this officer here)
TITLE: ___________________________________________________________________
JOB DESCRIPTION: (describe the basic responsibilities of this officer here)
ii. Officer Selection and Removal
Describe your process for selecting Club Officers here:
Describe your process for removal of Club Officers here:
ii. Advisor Expectations, Selection, and Replacement
Describe your process for selecting and replacing your advisor:
Brief description of the advisor’s role in the organization:
iii. Committee Structure
Please list any standing committees of the club as well as a brief description of their purpose:
ARTICLE VMEETINGS, QUORUMS, & PROGRAMS
i. Meeting Time and Frequency
Our club meets on: ________________________________ (day of the week) at _______________ (time).
We meet ____________________________________________________________ (describe frequency).
Our committees meet:
Our meeting minutes are compiled by: ______________________________________ (role responsible).
Our meeting minutes are distributed: __________________________________________________________ .
(Describe where and how minutes are distributed to club members)
ii. Voting Regulations
We require a quorum for all club votes: YES NO
We define ‘quorum’ as: _____________________________________________________________________ .
(Most groups define quorum as 2/3 of active membership)
iii. Standard Meeting Agenda
The following items are included on every club meeting agenda:
iv. Annual Programs
Use this section to list any annual events or programs that the club promotes, plans, and/or sponsors:
v. Civic Engagement Commitment
Use this section to describe annual civic engagement programs and participation:
ARTICLE VIADDENDUMS, BY-LAWS, & CLUB OPERATIONS
If necessary, use this space to document any additional club practices:
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