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Clubs and Organizations

Club & Organization Process

  • Submit time and participation log from one semester of being a student lead group.
  • Fill out the application for a school-recognized club.
  • Fill out the club advisor agreement.
  • Write up club draft, including membership requirements, goals, and semester plan (events, meetings, fundraisers).
Approval
  • Once the application process is completed and the forms have been submitted, the club will be reviewed by Student Development for approval.

How to Get Started

Club Log

The log should include total time invested into the club, whether that is preparation, weekly meetings, Bible study, etc. 

The club must log active members, including but not limited to: club president, vice president, treasurer, event coordinator, and staff sponsor.

  • The club must have a minimum of 5 active members.
  • The club must have a minimum of 16 hours of total time logged (includes meetings, events, practices, etc).
  • The club must have 2 public events per semester with a minimum of 10 participants (can include active members).
Application

Fill out the application to be a school-recognized club. There will also be an application to fill out for a club advisor.

Club Draft/Constitution

The club constitution must include club rules, member requirements, club goals and focus, and bi-laws. The club constitution should include required resources for the club to thrive at Oklahoma Wesleyan University.

Resource List

The club will need to submit a resource list. The list should include anything that the club would need to thrive in the OKWU community.

Student Government

Job Description

The Student Government Organization (SGO) is a student club on campus that works in conjunction with social life, spiritual life, and campus activities. The SGO positions are elected by the student body. The elected will work together as a team to complete all the responsibilities of SGO and provide leadership to fellow OKWU students.

The specific job responsibilities of the SGO are as follows, but are not limited to:

  • Gather information from your classmates.
  • Be the voice and action of the student body.
  • Be a liaison between our students and our staff/faculty.
  • Be a fully engaged participant in Student Government Meetings twice a month.
  • Vote responsibly in the best interest of the students.
  • Help facilitate campus-wide events and activities.
  • Fulfill specific obligations that are assigned while in office.
Eligibility

*In order to run for SGO, each candidate must possess and complete the following:

Possess

  • Full-time student status at OKWU
  • 2.5 or higher GPA in all major coursework
  • Has and will continue to uphold the standards and values of Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Complete

  • Student Government Application
  • Must compile a list of 15 signatures saying they support you running for SGO. A template for the list is attached to this application and can be submitted with the application,
Further Proceedings

After submitting this application and the petition list, you will receive an email saying you have been approved by Student Development to run for your selected office. You will be allowed to campaign for two weeks in the spring and will be required to give a speech in front of the student body. Elections will be held by a secret ballot. Good luck!

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Altar

Altar is a student-led worship experience every Sunday night at 8 PM in Lyon Chapel and Fine Arts Center. This group is led by the Student Spiritual Life Coordinator and their team. They schedule a worship team, speakers, and Restore projects throughout the year.

Intramurals

We offer multiple competitive intramural athletics leagues within the OKWU community, including Fall Ultimate Frisbee, Fall Indoor Soccer, Spring Basketball, Spring Volleyball, and Spring Ultimate Frisbee. Intramural athletics are co-ed. Most seasons, with the exception of volleyball, operate as a draft-based league. Students are encouraged to sign up and download IMLeagues to stay up to date with stats, schedules, and upcoming seasons. Contact Alex Young at ayoung@okwu.edu if you would like to get involved.

 

Official Clubs:

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Esports Club

  • Compete and connect with the OKWU student body through video games! We host monthly tournaments as well as an official OKWU Discord to connect with students, staff, faculty, and alumni!
Interested in joining?

If you’d like to be involved, contact Alex Young at ayoung@okwu.edu.

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Eagle Magazine

The Eagle is OKWU’s student-led online magazine, featuring content from student highlights, photos, and poetry to movie reviews, articles, and comic strips. Members of this club create content meant to uplift and highlight the student body, and serve to keep OKWU informed about events around campus and in the Bartlesville community. 

More Info:

Have questions or want to get involved? Contact Jazmine Cooper or Jonathan Clayton, the current co-editors of The Eagle, at jasmine.cooper@okwustudents.edu or Jonathan.clayton@okwustudents.edu. You don’t have to be a great writer – you just need to have a passion for creating something that helps our world for the better!

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College Republicans

OKWU’s College Republicans club discusses current events and upcoming volunteer opportunities with the local Republican Party. They meet every other Thursday night at 6:30 PM on the lower level of the campus library.

Interested in joining?

Contact Caleb McQuay at (918) 200-5184.

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