Student Organizations Handbook
Department of Student Life
University Commons, Suite 2202
(361) 485-4410 or email
Student organizations are recognized on the assumption that their activities and programs contribute to the educational, professional, civic, and social development of the students involved. Recognition of a campus organization does not constitute endorsement of its program or purpose by the university. Recognition is simply a charter to exist on the university campus and may be withdrawn by the Department of Student Life if the organization becomes inactive or is found guilty of violating any federal, state, and local laws or university policies and regulations. Inherent in the relationship between the university and organized student groups is the understanding that the purpose and activities of such groups should be consistent with the objectives and the mission of the university.
The mission of student organizations at the University of Houston-Victoria (UHV) is to provide a variety of leadership opportunities for students to pursue their personal, professional, and academic goals in student-led organizations. To enhance their collegiate experience, students are encouraged to participate in group activities that allow them to develop personal and professional relationships, learn leadership and organizational skills, and serve the community.