Recognition of Organizations

All officially recognized undergraduate organizations have the privilege of using Harvard College’s name and its facilities with limitations (detailed in the Student Organizations Handbook). Complete information on the procedures that should be followed to obtain recognition is found in the Student Organizations Handbook.

The following is required of all undergraduate organizations:

Official recognition follows upon recommendation of the Committee on College Life. To maintain official status, groups must register each October with the Office of the Dean of Harvard College. Failure to meet these requirements will cause an organization to be placed on probation and to lose all privileges given to recognized student organizations.