Recognize your Organization

Minnesota State University, Mankato has an annual recognition process for student organizations. Becoming a recognized student organization ensures these organizations have access to a variety of benefits and resources (to learn more, visit Student Organization Resources).

The fall recognition period is the signature recognition time. Fall Recognition for the 2019-2020 year will start April 15th, 2019 and end at 11:59 p.m. September 30th, 2019.

The spring recognition period is for those organizations who missed the fall process. Spring Recognition for the 2019-2020 year will begin January 13th, 2020 and end at 11:59 p.m. January 31st, 2020.

Organizations must complete the following steps during the recognition period:

  1. Submit a request for recognition in Engage. The request for recognition includes the following:
    • Update Organization Profile
    • Update Roster (requires at least 5 current MSU, Mankato Students)
    • Update Constitution
    • Complete the RSO Handbook Quiz
      Current version of the RSO Handbook
  2. President or Vice President attend an Inauguration Event:
    • Fall 2019:
      • Thursday, September 19, 2019, 4:00-6:00 PM - CSU 253/4/5
      • Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 4:00-6:00 PM - CSU 253/4/5
    • Spring 2020: Dates/times to be announced