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Start a New Group

If you're visiting this page, you may be interested in creating a new student group! And you've come to the right place! Here you will find all the paperwork you need to give a proposal. 


  1. Print out the New Student Group Charter attached below
  2. Fill out the charter with the name of your group, 3 representatives, as well as any advisor information (which is optional)
  3. Then attach a typed response explaining the purpose of your group and how it will benefit the MassArt community
  4. Also attach a mission statement for your group (2-3 sentences)
  5. Write about the anticipated ideas, activities, goals and events of your group
  6. On the back of the charter sheet provide the names and signatures of 10+ MassArt students who are interested in being members of your group. Students must provide their MassArt email address along with their signature
  7. Send all the paperwork to and schedule a time to come in on a Wednesday between 1:30pm and 2:45pm to present your proposal to Full Council! 
  8. After you present, you will be asked to leave the room while Full Council votes. You will be notified by the next day!

SGA New Charter Paperwork