2017-2018 Student Handbook

Page 94 of 107 Updated 1.25.17 violation of local, state, or federal laws that affect the university, HSU reserves the right to proceed with its own disciplinary action independently of any criminal or civil charges which may have resulted. Conduct considered injurious or threatening to the student or others may result in automatic suspension pending a hearing. For the Sexual Misconduct and Title IX Policy, please see Section 22. 27. Student Organizations For a complete, current list of HSU’s Student Organizations, please visit our website - http://www.hsutx.edu/student-life/student-involvement/campus-organizations/ 27.1 Classifications of Campus Organizations Campus organizations are divided into two classifications based on funding: Departmental Organizations and Student Organizations. Student Life only presides over Student Organizations. Within Student Organizations, there are two sub-categories: Tier 1 and Tier 2. Each category, defined below, details the funding, training, and privileges that an organization receives from Student Life and Student Government Association (SGA). For a brief overview, see the chart below. Tier 1 Student Organizations that choose to be Tier 1 receive more and consistent funding as well as vote on important issues regarding students and the university. Therefore, more is required of them like having representatives at SGA meetings and attending trainings for their organization and advisor. Tier 2 Student Organizations that choose to be Tier 2 receive less and inconsistent funding and do not vote. Therefore, less is required of them. Student Organization Tiers Tier 1 Tier 2 SGA Benefits Funding Semesterly Special Request Voting ✓ X Representatives 2 0 Student Life Risk Mgmt Training ✓ X Accountability Advisor Training ✓ X Maintaining Status as End of Year Form ✓ ✓ University Recognized Advisor Form ✓ ✓ 27.2 Advantages of University Recognition Recognized campus organizations receive the following benefits: • Requesting funds through the Student Government Association per their requirements • Reserving and using various rooms and facilities on campus for meetings