student organizations

Need funding?

The Student Bar Association can fund your event! Start by scheduling your event on the LSU Law Calendar and Submit A Funding Request to the SBA. Your request will be considered at our weekly meeting, with approval pending a majority vote from voting officers. All funding requests must be approved two weeks prior to your event. Requests failing to meet the deadline will be denied.

Starting a New Student Organization

Students seeking official recognition from the officers of the Association shall first organize as a Provisional Student Organization.

To form a Provisional Student Organization, a group of students shall submit a Proposal for Provisional Charter Status to the SBA Executive Vice President stating the following:

  • The group has at least eight or more members
  • Membership in the group is open to all members of the Association
  • The named leader of the group
  • A declaration promoting how the group contributes to the Law Center or community at large
  • A declaration stating the group shall abide by any decisions of the Ethics Committee and any legislation, policy, or rule adopted by the officers of the Association and/or the Council of Student Organizations
  • A statement of the groups purpose, goal, and needs

The SBA Executive Vice President shall submit the group’s proposal for Provisional Charter Status to the officers of the Association for approval. Upon a simple majority vote of the officers of the Association, the group of students shall be given a Provisional Charter.

After one year of maintaining the Provisional Charter, the officers of the Provisional Student Organization may submit a request to ANY officer of the Association to become an official Student Organization.

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