Benefits of Recognition

The following grid is meant to outline the baseline benefits bestowed upon student organizations based on their classification.  For Sponsored Student Organizations, there may be additional benefits articulated between the sponsoring unit and the student organization.  Voluntary Student Organizations receiving sponsorship for a specific event may be eligible for additonal benefits for the duration of the event as articulated in an Event Sponsorship Agreement.  

 

University Benefits Grid for Registered Student Organizations (PDF copy)

The following grid is meant to outline the benefits bestowed upon student organizations that have received University Recognition through the Student Events & Activities Center.   

Benefit

SSO

VSO*

Listing of current information in the Student Organization Directory

Yes

Yes

Ability to reserve dedicated University space

Yes

Yes

Eligible for fee reductions or discounts for dedicated University Space

Yes

Yes

Ability to participate in “Beaver Community Fair” at no cost

Yes

Yes

Ability to establish an account with the AABC MU Finance Office

**Yes

Yes

Opportunity to apply for student fee money (Educational Activities) and/or OSU Student Foundation funding

Yes

Yes

Access to web space and email address under the oregonstate.edu domain

Yes

Yes

Ability to use “Oregon State University,”  “Beavers” or any derivation thereof in the student org name

Yes

No 

Eligible to use University logos and trademarks

Yes

No

Liability Insurance coverage through OSU

Yes

No

Eligible for ongoing access to University-controlled resources (i.e. funding, dedicated office/storage space, equipment, etc.)

Yes (through sponsoring unit)

No

Eligible to rent University vehicles for official university business

Yes (through sponsoring unit)

No

Ability to accept tax deductible contributions

**Yes (through sponsoring unit)

No

Access to on-campus mailing address/mailbox

Yes (through sponsoring unit)

No

*VSOs may be eligible for additional benefits under the terms of an Event Sponsorship Agreement

**Process to be established

Non-Affiliated Student Organizations (NSO) are not recognized student organizations and therefore are not eligible for any benefits associated with recognition, with the exception of being listed in the Student Organization Directory.