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Please note that applications for 2023 have begun.  

Before Starting Your Application

  • Review the dates and requirements of becoming recognized at the UTSC campus listed below. 
  • Review the Policy on the Recognition of Student Groups. The Policy outlines the recognition process, and what is expected of student groups in order to receive and retain club recognition.
  • Ensure that your potential club has a minimum of five (5) members who are registered students of the University of Toronto.
  • Ensure that you and your club members have drafted a constitution. See constitution template here. If you have any questions on creating your constitution, please contact
  • All applications to become a recognized student organization (club) at the University of Toronto Scarborough campus must be submitted online through the central Student Organization Portal (SOP)

Summer 2023 – Winter 2024 Dates

Activity Summer 2023 – Fall 2023
Recognition period opens: submit your club recognition application  June 2023
Recognition approval period June 2023 - October 2023
Recognition period closes October 31st 
  Winter 2024
Recognition period re-opens: submit your club recognition application January 2024
Recognition approval period January 2024 - February 2024
Recognition period closes February 28th 2024

New Club Recognition Requirements and Timelines

Details Timeline
1 Ensure that your club has a minimum of 5 members who are currently registered UofT students Please ensure that you collect the contact information (Name, Email and Phone Number) of your club members as you will need to input this information in your online application. Club members can be registered students across all 3 U of T campuses.  On-going
Apply on SOP
To become a recognized student organization at the UTSC campus, groups must apply through the online portal and ensure that they review the approval period timeline. The online application takes 10-15 minutes to complete and must be submitted within the approval period. Please review the dates above.
3 Constitution and Application Review Once your club has submitted the application, our office will review your constitution and application. If your club constitution requires amendments, a staff member will contact the Primary Contact by email. Our office will review your application and contact you within 5-15 business days of submission.
4 Receive SOP Approval Once your constitution has no further amendments, your club will be approved on SOP. You will be able to see the status of your application through the SOP portal.  
5 Mandatory Workshops Post-SOP Approval

In order to host on-campus events or apply for club funding, your club will have to attend at least one of each workshop: 

  • Campus Groups Orientation
  • Funding Frenzy Workshop
Campus Groups Orientation and Funding Frenzy Workshops run on a regular basis from August – October 31st.