Quad Cities Campus

Student Activities - Get Involved on Campus!

 Hang out with Rocky in the courtyard!

 Communication Student Society (CSS)

Casino Night!

Psychology Club

Visit the Student Leadership Center!

SGA Casino Night Members

Student Government Association (SGA) - One of many student organizations!

Rocky wants you to get involved on campus!

Homecoming fun!

Planting flowers!

Sporting Western swag!

Play some volleyball!

Liberal Arts and Sciences Student Organization (LASSO)

Plant a few trees!

Student Recreation Association (SRA)

Here's a few GEMS - Graduate Experience in Museum Studies

Interdisciplinary English & Arts Society (IDEAS)

Society of Accountancy (SOA)

Supply Chain Management Student Association (SCMSA)

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Student life at WIU-QC can be more than coursework. Students can develop their potential at WIU-QC with a variety of activities and organizations. Through student organizations, WIU-QC students take social responsibility seriously, giving back to the community in a variety of ways.

There are a variety of activities and organizations at WIU QC.  No matter where you are at in your educational journey, there is a student group for everyone to get involved in!


Recognized Student Organization Workshops

Interested in creating a student organization on campus? You need 5 members and an advisor! Come to the Student Organization Workshop to learn how to become a recognized student group. Check back for updates on when the Student Organization Workshops are being held!

FAQ's & Policies

All of the polices related to Student Organizations can be found in the Student Organization Handbook .

FAQ's

How do I become Recognized?

  • Fill out a Recognition Packet and follow the procedures outlined in the Student Organization Handbook or at the Recognized Student Organization Workshops.

What are the requirements to start a new organization?

  • 5 members (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, an additional member), an Advisor, mission statement, constitution, and completion of Recognition Packet.

Where can I find copies of all of the necessary forms?

  • All of these forms can be found in two different places: the online Student Organization Handbook or The Office of Student Services/Student Activities located in Building C.

Forms and Documents

All of the forms you need to become a recognized student organization, maintain recognition, apply for funding, or any other student organizations needs can be found on our Forms page.

How to: Recognition

If your organization meets the requirements for recognition, your organization will then need to complete the Recognition Packet. Completed packets can be turned into the Office of Student Services/Student Activties. After reviewing the information and verifying that the conditions have been met, the organization president and advisor will receive confirmation that recognition has been granted or why recognition has been denied. Remember, each student organization must have an advisor and keep a copy of their constitution on file with the Office of Student Services/Student Activities at all times.

How to: Funding

Student Organizations are required to completed a Budget Request Packet in order to receive funding from the University. Additional sources of funding could be Talent Grants. Refer to the Student Organization Handbook for more information.

How to: Facilities

Recognized student organizations in good standing with the Office of Student Services/Student Activities receive certain privileges as long as they comply with the requirements of said privileges. Some of the services offered to recognized student organizations are: use of bulletin boards around campus, reservation of tables, reservations of rooms/locations, copy services, use of fax machine, mailing services, and access to the master calendar.