Muir Student Organization Resources

Below are a variety of forms and links for Muir Student Organizations. If you have any questions please contact your student organization advisor or for general questions, please contact the John Muir College Office of Student Affairs.

Student Organization Criteria

Student Organization Criteria for 2018 - 2019

  • All Muir College student organizations are held to the following standards:
    • Student organization must have a unique mission and focus different from that of current Muir College student organizations and campus-wide organizations.  The mission and focus must clearly identify the benefit the organization will provide for John Muir College students

    • Organizations must identify 4 executive members who are currently registered Muir College students

    • Organizations must be independent organizations, not affiliated with a campus-wide student organization, club or committee

    • Individual sports clubs and teams will not be considered.


Student Organization Criteria for 2019 - 2020

How to Start a New Student Organization

How To Start a New Student Organization at Muir College

  • After reviewing the guidelines, email the Muir College Office of Student Affairs expressing your interest!
    • Approval as a student organization is at the discretion of the Office of Student Affairs and is subject to staff availability.  Effective Fall, 2018, John Muir College is not accepting applications for new student organizations.  If you are interested in starting a Muir College organization, please contact the Office of Student Affairs and you will be added to an interest list.
    • An alternative to registering as a Muir College student organization is to register as a Campus-Wide Organization.  If you are currently a Campus-Wide orgainzation and are interested in programming at Muir College, please contact Muir College Council.

Re-Registering as a Student Organization

Re-Registering Current Student Orgainzations

  • On a yearly basis, Muir College student organizations must re-register with the Office of Student Affairs.  Information will be sent out to student orgainzation leadership at the beginning of each year.  If you have any questions, please contact the Muir College Office of Student Affairs.



  • Current Year MCC Approved Budget (PDF)
  • Request funds or release a Lien from Muir College Council (MCC)
    • To request funds or release a Lien from MCC, discuss this with your advisor and then email the current MCC President and ask to be placed on the agenda for the next MCC Meeting (Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. in Half Dome Lounge).  After you've spoken with your advisor, fill out the online funding request form.
  • Muir College Reimbursement Request Form (PDF)
    • To get reimbursed for an event or item(s), fill out the Reimbursement Request Form, affix your receipt to a blank sheet of paper, and turn in the paperwork to your advisor within 72 hours after your event. Please contact your advisor if you have any questions.
  • Prize Distribution Form (PDF)




  • If you're planning a large event or an event or activity on or off campus that may involve risk, talk to your advisor if you need to fill out a Group Waiver (PDF)
  • Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Forms and Information 
  • Muir College House Advisors A/V
    • To request the HA A/V Team and their speakers, microphones, and other equipment for an event, complete the request form 2 weeks in advance of your event. Stay tuned for updates and correspondence in your e-mail. (Muir Student Organizations Only)
  • Need tables and chairs for an event?
    • To request for tables and/or chairs for an event, email Muir Reservations 2 weeks in advance. Please include the name of your organization, quantity of tables/chairs needed, and general times of use. (Must be affiliated with Muir College)
  • Muir Infrastructure/Equipment
    • If you need flood lights (up to 2), a projector, or a camera for your event, email Muir Reservations 2 weeks in advance to request a reservation.
    • If you would like to use the grills in the lower Muir Quad, fill out the Muir Quad Reservation Form (open to Muir Student Organizations and Houses only)


Space Reservations

  • Muir College Reservation Policy (PDF)
  • Need to reserve the Tioga 11th Floor Seminar Room?
    • To reserve the seminar room, please visit the Muir Residential Life Office and speak with the front desk or contact them via email.
  • Want to have an event in Muir Quad of the Middle of Muir (M.O.M.)?
  • Want to reserve Sun God Lawn?
  • Have questions about making a reservation or the reservation process?  Contact Muir Reservations.
  • Additional spaces are available through central campus for Muir College organizations.  These spaces can be reserved through OneStop.

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