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Student Organization Registration FAQs

When is the last day I can register my student organization?

Friday of 7th Week of Spring Quarter - May 14, 2021

Is there a benefit to registering my student organization early?

The sooner you register, the sooner your organization will be eligible to utilize all of the benefits of being a registered student organization at UC San Diego, including access to CSI advisor, reserving space, applying and receiving Associated Students funding, and more!

Can our student organization take part in off-campus service events? Our organization is concerned about liability for our members and community organizations.

Student organizations at UC San Diego are considered legally third party to the university. CSI is equipped to advise students about on-campus events only. For questions regarding legal or liability consequences of hosting off-campus events, please contact Student Legal Services at We recommend reviewing CDC guidelines which are located here:

What is required to register a student organization?

We've built a webpage detailing all necessary requirements. For questions around navigating the registration process, please contact our Student Organization Advisors during drop-in hours or directly:

We want to change the name of our organization. Would we re-register or register as a new org?

If your organization was registered last year, re-register under the old name. Then send an email to your CSI Advisor requesting the name change. Remember you will need to update your constitution's title and throughout the document with the new name!

What if we want to change our student organization's category after we register and/or part way through the academic year?

You will need to contact your CSI advisor and let them know that you would like to change categories. Please make sure to review the student organization category requirements before switching:

Who should I contact if I have student organization registration questions?

Please reach out to the advisor of the category your organization is in or will be, registered under. Click here for a list of the CSI advisors and the categories they advise: Or come to CSI drop-in advising any the advisor on duty will be happy to help you.

What should I do if my organization falls below the 3 Principal Member minimum?

Who should I contact about funding questions?

What resources do you offer to help us market the organization?

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Drop-in advising hours (during the academic year):

  • Mondays: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Tuesdays: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Fridays: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Visit the Virtual One Stop Desk to access Virtual Drop-In Advising.

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