SSMU Full Status Application Form

Interim Status Clubs who have held their Interim Status for at least three academic months become eligible to apply for Full Club Status, and must apply for this status within five months of the date Interim Status was granted.

Applications for Full Club Status will be assessed based on theĀ Full Status Approval Rubric.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2021-2022 YEAR WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED UNTIL April 3, 2023 AT 11:59 PM. Applications submitted after this date will be reviewed next academic year.

Interim Status Clubs who have held their Interim Status for at least three academic months become eligible to apply for Full Club Status, and must apply for this status within five months of the date Interim Status was granted. Applications for Full Club Status will be assessed based on the Full Status Approval Rubric. Please ensure that this reflects your club's name as per your constitution - no acronyms or nicknames, please!
If you are not aware of this date, please contact the Vice-President (Student Life) at clubadmin@ssmu.ca or leave this field blank.
Please provide your group's official @ssmu.ca email address.

Application Information:

Please use the mandate outlined in Article 2 of your club constitution.
Resources include Activities Night, use of SSMU Funding, room bookings, etc.
How have you built your membership base and how have you engaged new students? How do you involve non-executive members in the club's activities? How have you reached out to students? What steps have you taken to make sure your club will have a smooth executive turnover when the founders graduate? What steps will you take to ensure club activities remain relevant and interesting to members?
Do you utilize resources such as the Plate Club, the Green Events Checklist, the Green Events Guide, or the SSMU Green Fund? Do you practice waste reduction, composting, and recycling? Do you serve locally produced food at events when possible? Please let us know about other practices you may follow!
How have you been raising funds? Has your club applied for SSMU funding? Have you received funding or support from any other sources?
Please ensure your budget includes all current and projected costs and revenues for the academic year specified.
Does your club have a membership fee? Are there other costs associated with being a member of the club? Are all members equally encouraged to take on leadership roles in the club? Are club events and meetings welcoming to all SSMU and PGSS members? Are physical accessibility conditions included in event descriptions? Are non-alcoholic beverages available when alcoholic beverages are served?

Events:

In order to be approved as a Full Status Club, the club must have hosted at least three events during their Interim Status period. Note that a single recurring event (e.g. a weekly dance workshop) can be substituted for three independent events.

Member List Submission

In order to be considered for Full Status, your club must have at least 25 undergraduate or graduate students as club members. Members who are not a member of the SSMU or the PGSS may not be included in this list.
Please upload a list of the names, emails, and student numbers of your signatories in the field below using the template membership list.

Supporting Documentation (Optional)

No additional documentation is required for the submission of an Full Status Application, but additional materials for consideration by the Committee may be uploaded here.