Forming a Student Organization

The medical school has a budget to support student-run organizations, but there are certain things student organizers need to do to be eligible for funding.

In order for an organization to be officially recognized and eligible for funding, the leader should fill out an official status request form in the Office of Student Affairs and give it to the associate dean and one of the business managers in the Student Affairs Business Office.

It should provide:

  • A list of the active student members
  • The faculty advisor
  • The name of the person responsible for the budget
  • The objectives of the organization
  • Programmatic plans for the next year 

If students from other Yale schools are involved, those schools will be asked to contribute to the operating budget. Other sources of funding for student activities include: