Starting a New Organization

2020-2021 Academic Year


Sorry, registration for this academic year is closed! Deadline to complete the process was December 11, 2020.

Starting a new organization is exciting and allows you to both develop new leadership skills and connect with your community in Santa Cruz.

For policy regarding registration, view SOMeCA Protocols.

Follow the Steps

  1. Complete New Student Organization Application Questionnaire.
  2. Bring your filled questionnaire and set up a meeting with SOAR Peer Advisors for the intake review process.
    • Our Peer Advisors will meet with you to discuss the registration process and assess if SOMeCA is the best sponsoring unit for your organization. This can be done virtually from the contact below.
  3. SOAR Peer Advisors determine eligibility for registration with the appropriate SOMeCA Office. If eligible, an Application for Registration will be sent out to be filled out from DocuSign.
  4. Fill out and complete a constitution. See guide on constitutions.
  5. Complete Application Registration form sent from Step 3.
  6. All Four Authorized Representatives must watch the Online Orientation videos and pass the quiz with a score of 100%.
  7. Submit the completed Basic Registration Packet, along with a constitution, to SOAR for approval. SOMeCA staff will email you to confirm you’ve completed the registration process!


For information regarding Greek Letter Expansion, 2020-2021 Expansion Council Memo.