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Engineering | Fulton Schools Student Organizations

How being an FSO works

 

Interested in becoming a Fulton Student Organization?

Is your organization interested in becoming a Fulton Student Organization? Please look over the criteria below to ensure that your organization meets the basic criteria to be either a Fulton Student Organization or an affiliated Fulton Student Organization.

If your organization meets either the FSO or affiliated-FSO standards, feel free to make an appointment by contacting fso@asu.edu, or call at 480-727-6761.

What’s in it for your org to be an FSO?

  • Opportunity to apply for FSE Dean’s Funding and other funding, as applicable
  • Promotion through the Fulton Student Organization Directory
  • Increased opportunities to develop your FSO in regards to superior leadership, engagement, outreach and professional preparedness (i.e. advising, training, professional development, networking, etc.)
  • Advocacy by FSE, Student Engagement, and Fulton Student Council on behalf of the FSO
  • Opportunities to be recognized when the organization leads in awards, scholarships, rankings, competitions and sponsorships

What’s the difference between Fulton Schools Organizations and Affiliated Fulton Schools Organizations?

Fulton Schools Organizations

Fulton Student Organizations meet the following criteria:

  • Are an approved student organization through ASU’s Student Organization Support
  • Have an FSE faculty/staff advisor or co-advisor
  • On a minimum of an annual basis, provide their membership list with at least 10 active student members, at least 60% are FSE students
  • Existed for at least a semester and can demonstrate their organization’s activities and achievements to date
  • Can demonstrate ongoing activities that meet at least one area of the IRA’S standard:
    • Interaction: encourage student interaction with faculty, staff, or industry
    • Recognition: brings prestige and recognition to the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
    • Academic: enhance the engineering or technical education of students
    • Student mentoring: facilities peer-to-peer student mentoring
  • Can clearly demonstrate that they meet at least one (if not more) of these criteria:
    • National/international organization affiliation
    • Competing at a national/international level (completed in at least one competition prior to applying to become an FSO)
    • Research-based organization with required technical reports at competition evaluated by national organization/competition staff
    • Significant K-12 outreach program approved by K-12 outreach staff

Fulton Student Organizations have access to the following resources and support:

Affiliated Fulton Schools Organizations

Affiliated Fulton Student Organizations meet the following criteria:

Prior to submitting a Fulton Student Organization application, all orgs are required to meet with Student Engagement to discuss how their organization meets the following requirements.

  • Be an approved student organization through ASU’s Student Organization Support
  • Have an FSE faculty/staff advisor or co-advisor
  • On a minimum of an annual basis, provide their membership list with at least 10 active student members, at least 60% are FSE students
  • Existed for at least a semester and can demonstrate their organization’s activities and achievements to date
  • Can demonstrate ongoing activities that meet at least one area of the IRA’S standard:
    • Interaction: encourage student interaction with faculty, staff, or industry
    • Recognition: brings prestige and recognition to the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
    • Academic: enhance the engineering or technical education of students
    • Student mentoring: facilities peer-to-peer student mentoring
  • Project-based organizations with these goals:
    • Building members’ skill sets
    • Do not participate in competitions
    • Have multiple project focuses
    • The project is the purpose for existing

Affiliated Fulton Student Organizations have access to the following resources and support: