Student Activities

Student Group Management

The Student Activities Office assists student organizations with on- and off-campus event planning, travel, budgeting, contracts, and more. Our staff can help you to navigate University processes to book space, order furniture, catering, or media services, or contract speakers.

Tools and Resources

Student Organizations may host registered activities and events by completing forms and receiving approval from their Student Activities Office (SAO) advisor. Groups must register events at least 2-3 weeks ahead of time.
Brown's vibrant student culture is constantly shifting based on the varied interests of its students. There are hundreds of student groups in existence and each year new student groups form while others become inactive. Find out what you need to know to start a new student group at Brown.
Learn more about the role of the Financial Signatory, funding opportunities, deposits, buying and payments, travel, food and fundraising for your group.
Student groups can make use of OIT, University Communications and Multimedia Labs services to enhance online communication.
The goal of the Student Activity Office (SAO) and Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Safety Program for UCS-recognized groups is to ensure that a safe, healthy environment is maintained at all times during each stage of every project and activity.