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THE CONSTITUTION OF

NAME OF STUDENT ORGANIZATION

Article I – Name

Section 1
This student organization shall be known as NAME OF STUDENT ORGANIZATION.

Article II – Purpose

Section 1
The purpose of this organization shall be to PURPOSE, AIMS AND FUNCTIONS OF ORGANIZATION.
Section 2
This organization is affiliated with INDICATE IF YOUR ORGANIZATION AFFILIATED WITH OR FUNDED BY A POINT PARK UNIVERSITY OR OUTSIDE SOURCE, SUCH AS A NATIONAL ORGANIZATION. IF YOU HAVE NO AFFILIATION, THIS SECTION MAY BE OMITTED.

Article III – Membership

Section 1
Full membership to this organization shall be offered to Point Park University students who are currently enrolled as full-time undergraduates. Students who do not pay the Student Activity Fee shall not be permitted to use funds distributed from the Fee.
Section 2
All members must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Section 3
Membership in this organization shall be open to all members of the student body who meet the qualifications of this Article and who LIST ANY ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, IF ANY.
Section 4
Membership in this organization shall be granted without regard for age, race, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or color.

Article IV – Advisor

Section 1
This organization shall select an advisor who currently holds a position at Point Park University as faculty, administration, or staff.
Section 2
The duties and responsibilities of the advisor shall be LIST FUNCTIONS OF ADVISOR.
Section 3
Should the position of advisor become vacant during the year, it shall be filled as soon as possible. The Office of Student Activities shall serve as an interim advisor for a maximum time of one (1) month while the position is filled.

Article V – Structure

Section 1
This organization shall have NUMBER officers to oversee its operations and functions.
The PRESIDENT shall STATE DUTIES AND POWERS.
The VICE PRESIDENT shall STATE DUTIES AND POWERS.
The SECRETARY shall STATE DUTIES AND POWERS.
The TREASURER shall STATE DUTIES AND POWERSSection 2
Officers shall be required to STATE ANY QUALIFICATIONS TO BECOME AN OFFICER.
Section 3
The term of each officer shall be STATE TERM LIMITS, SUCH AS “ONE ACADEMIC YEAR”.
Section 4
Should any officer position become vacated during the academic year, STATE WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO FILL A VACANT POSITION.
Section 5
USE THIS SECTION TO SET ANY REGULAR COMMITTEES THAT YOU INTEND TO CREATE, THEIR LEADERS AND PURPOSES. IF YOU WILL NOT HAVE COMMITTEES, THIS SECTION CAN BE OMITTED.

Article VI – Meetings

Section 1
Regular meetings of this organization shall be held STATE WHEN, WHERE, AND HOW OFTEN YOUR ORGANIZATION WILL MEET.

Article VII – Elections

Section 1
Elections for officer positions shall be held WHEN, where voting is limited to current members of the organization. ALSO STATE ANY OTHER RELEVANT PROCEDURES FOR YOUR ELECTIONS, IF ANY, SUCH AS HOW THE BALLOTS WILL BE COUNTED.

Article VIII – Amendments

Section 1
This constitution may be amended at any regular meeting by a two-thirds (2/3) majority vote. Changes will be reported to the United Student Government.
Section 2
This organization and its committees shall reserve the right to create by-laws or procedures as necessary to carry out its duties by the due process of law.