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Student Leadership and Organizations
Student Organization Policy & Procedure Manual
Professional Student Organizations must meet the following requirements to attain registered status:
- Membership must be open to all students at California Northstate University College of Medicine regardless of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, gender, political affiliation, religion, creed, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.
- The professional organization must not associate with any local, state or national organizations which require its members to support positions contrary to California Northstate University College of Medicine policies.
- A copy of the current constitution and bylaws that govern the professional organization must be on file with the Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Admissions and Outreach. If the professional organization is associated with any local, state or national organizations, a current copy of their constitution and bylaws must be on file with the Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Admissions and Outreach.
- The professional organization must have a faculty advisor.
- Student professional organizations must have a minimum of ten (10) members.
- Student officers must be in good academic standing.
- Organization President or Vice President shall hold no additional elected officer position in any organization while in office
- Organization Officers, Non-President/Vice President shall not hold more than one additional officer position in any organization while in office
- Organization Treasurer shall hold no additional treasurer position in any other organization while in office
- Meeting dates and events should be reported to the Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Admissions and Outreach and placed on the professional affairs yearly calendar.
- Officers or designated representatives from all professional student organizations are required to attend an organization orientation at the beginning of the fall semester.
Registration Application for Student Organizations This form must be filled out by all new organizations seeking to become an officially recognized club or organization of the College. It must also be submitted on an annual basis for existing clubs or organizations after new officers have taken office. The form must be completed with all contact information. Non-receipt of this form may jeopardize the ability of the organization to be recognized as an official organization and all funding request will be denied.
STUDENT ORGANIZATION FORMS
UniFORM Must be completed, approved, and submitted to the Office of Student Affairs for all student organization events, fundraisers, or community service projects.
STUDENT COLLEGE COMMITTEES, COUNCILS, AND LEADERSHIP
Students have representation on a number of committees and councils at California Northstate University College of Medicine (CNUCOM) and are encouraged to develop leadership skills by serving on a College committee or council.
The Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Admissions and Outreach requests nominations of students desiring to serve on CNUCOM committees or councils.
Student Body Council
Charge – The Student Body Council is the student government body of the College. The Student Body Council establishes bylaws for governing its operations. The Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Admissions and Outreach and an appointed faculty member serve as advisors to the SBC. Within their capacity as representatives of the student body, student government may fulfill a range of responsibilities, such as:
- Class officers are dedicated to promoting class unity and school spirit through class-based programming.
- Representing the interests and concerns of the student body and serving on college-wide committees.
- Sponsoring college-wide programs (professional development, speakers, workshops, special celebrations, etc.).
- Chartering and regulating student organizations.
- Participating in hearings of the honor council.
Admission Interview Ambassador Committee
Charge - The members of this Committee are charged with the duty of assuring student representation and assistance during on-campus applicant interviews. The Director of Student Affairs and Admissions oversees the Committee, provide training, and guidance.
Each class elects leaders to serve as a student representative to the faculty and to facilitate in addressing student-related issues. Class leaders serve as part of the Student Body Council.
Charge - The Honor Council hears alleged violations of the Honor Code and Professional Conduct Code, and determines the validity of any allegation of academic dishonesty. All alleged Honor Code and Professional Conduct Code violations go before the Honor Council and may result in dismissal from the College. A representative from the Council introduces the Honor Code and Professional Conduct Code to the student body during new student orientation. Additionally, the Honors Council reviews the Honor Code and Professional Conduct Code in collaboration with a faculty advisor every odd year, and makes recommendations for changes to the Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Admissions and Outreach.
The Honor Council establishes bylaws and procedures for conducting hearings.
Students interested in serving on this council must be in good academic standing and display qualities of honesty, integrity, and maturity.
STUDENT PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Students have the freedom to organize and join professional organizations that promote and advance the profession of medicine and further the goals of the College. The Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Admissions and Outreach provides guidance to students seeking to develop new professional organizations as well as re-registering of existing organizations at California Northstate University College of Medicine (CNUCOM).
All organizations must register with the Office of Student Affairs and Admissions to be recognized by CNUCOM. A Student Organization Handbook is available through the Office of Student Affairs and Admissions that provides registration forms, policy, and suggestions for starting an organization.
Student Organization Policy & Procedure Manual
All officially recognized student organizations at CNUCOM must abide by the policies and procedures set forth in the Student Organization Policy & Procedure Manual. A copy is provided to the President and the group’s advisor at the beginning of the fall semester. The Manual may also be found on the school’s website under Student Affairs.
Student Officers and the group’s advisor are responsible for submitting any forms or other required paperwork required by the policies and procures outlined in the manual.
All registered professional student organizations must act within the context of College policies, the organization’s bylaws, and conduct operations in a fiscally sound matter. It is the responsibility of each organization, its officers and members to abide by all policies and procedures in the Student Organization Policy & Procedure Manual.
Rights and Privileges
Professional student organizations may use the College facilities for meeting or events. Request for reservations of facilities must be made to the Office of Student Affairs and Admissions within seven (7) days of the scheduled meeting or event. Forms are located online. Completed forms should be returned to the Office of Student Affairs and Admissions.
Recognized student organizations may use the College name, address, and insignia in organization correspondence and outreach. Use of the University or College insignia must comply with the Use Guide for the University or College insignia.
American Medical Association Medical Student Section (MSS)
The AMA is one of the oldest and most prominent medical societies whose mission is to “promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health” by networking physicians together to help shape the future of American public health policy through the AMA House of Delegates. They are further committed to engaging physicians in using new technology and assisting doctors adapt to the future of medicine in a productive manner.
American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
The American Medical Student Association is an organization that provides various educational resources, including systematic breakdowns of US healthcare constructs and contemporary thought on universal care applications. AMSA also encourages its members to speak up for their future patients through altruistic health care reforms on Capitol Hill.