There are many opportunities for students to get involved in campus life through student groups. The groups below are the ones that USG provides. Each of these Student Organizations has a dedicated web page included on the BengalConnect.com site that includes information on the group's purpose, activities and leaders and how to contact them.
These organizations are funded by USG through the mandatory student activity fee.
As stated above see BengalConnect.com for info on each club.
Adelante Estudiantes Latinos
African American Students Organization
Black Active Minds
Campus Roleplaying, Anime and Gaming Group
Caribbean Students Organization
Casting Hall Productions
International Students Organization
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
Native American Students Organization
Pan African Students Organization
Pom Dance Team
Powerful United Ladies Striving to Elevate (PULSE)
S.P.I.R.I.T. Gospel Choir
Tha Ink Club
Visual Arts Board
Coalition for Ceramic Design
Council for Exceptional Children
Criminal Justice Club
Fashion Students Association
Mock Trial Team
National Society of Black Engineers
Students Involved in the Art of Metalsmithing
Student Political Society
Additional Recognized Organizations
Kinks Coils & Curls
NAACP (Buffalo State Chapter)
Organization Registration - Why is it necessary to do it again?
At the beginning of the school year your organization's Bengal Connect page will have a blue stripe across it stating that you are eligible to register. You begin the registration by clicking on the REGISTER link in that bar.
Every student organization at Buffalo State, whether USG, fraternity or sorority, or just an independent club, is required to register EVERY YEAR at the beginning of the fall semester. The registration includes names and contact information on current officers, members, and advisors. The registration should be kept up-to-date - if you have a change in officers during the school year, you should re-register with the new officers' information.
This registration puts the club on file with the following campus offices:
Without an approved registration form on file your group could be denied use of space on campus, use of your budget, and other campus privileges.
Registration is done only with the Bengal Connect online form. Re-registering your active group is done with the link mentioned above. If you need to file a new registration during the year because of a change in leadership, contact the USG Business Office and the registration on your page will be activated. If you wish to register a new student group for the first time you shoud contact the Student Life Office in Student Union 400.