Step 1 –
|AMS New Club Applications will be open from September 1 – 30, 2020:|
Fill out the New Clubs Application form.
Operations Committee Policy Manual is used to certify or deny new potential clubs. We recommend you thoroughly read “Section 4-Clubs Policy” prior to submitting your application.
Your application will consist of a petition attached to an application form with details of your proposed club.
After receiving the applications, the Clubs and Societies Working Group will recommend to the Operations Committee which clubs to certify.
Emails will be sent out detailing if the club was successful or unsuccessful.
If your club’s application was approved, all rights, responsibilities of a certified club apply immediately upon notification of the decision
If you have any questions about stage 1 please email email@example.com
Step 2 – IGM, Constitutions & Bylaws (including election of executives)
|60 days after receiving notice of a successful club application|
60 days after receiving notice of a successful club application, we require that clubs:
1. Host an Inaugural General Meeting (IGM) and ensure proper minutes are taken.
2. Create a set of club bylaws
3. Create a club page on CampusBase
If you have any questions about stage 2 please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Step 3 – Review (C&S, OC)
|Two months after notification of successful club application|
The Clubs and Societies Working Group with review your documentation (Bylaws and IGM minutes) to ensure it complies with the AMS’s frameworks.
If you pass this stage, you will be a fully certified club. If you do not pass, you will receive feedback from the CSWG.
Step 4 – Orientation
|Typically from April-September|
*Exact dates are subject to change each year
Your club’s treasurer must attend a “Treasurers Orientation”.
Your club’s president plus one other executive must attend an “Executive Orientation”
If you have any questions about these orientations please email email@example.com
STEP 5 – Reflection
|Event reflection due within the term the club was certified.|
You will need to reflect on your journey through this process, this is useful for your club but also can provide us with feedback.
Reflection is considered heavily when reconsidering club’s status after the probation period.
Failure to hold an event and Submit a reflection form in the first term of being certified may result in decertification.
Starting a Club
How to Start A Club
Starting an AMS club is a 5-step process. We’ve organised the steps into a handy table below. Following this guide will help you stay on top of deadlines and ensure you submit a complete application.
As an AMS constituted club, you receive many benefits including free room bookings in the Nest, financial services, the ability to apply for funds, boothing opportunities, equipment rentals, and other ongoing resources. If you have further questions, please contact the Clubs & Societies Team: firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, visit us in NEST 3501.