Stanford Law School student organizations and journals are under the jurisdiction of the Office of Student Affairs (OSA). OSA provides funding and acts as the primary resource for student organizations. Groups must follow law school and university policies governing student organizations, which are set forth in these Handbooks and online through the Office of Student Engagement (formerly Student Activities and Leadership) website.
Policies for SLS Student Organizations:
- SLS Student Org Handbook 2022-23
Contains law school policies for student organizations
- SLS Journal Guidebook
Contains law school policies for student journals
- Stanford Office of Student Engagement (OSE)
University Policies for Voluntary Student Organizations (VSOs)
Contains university policies for student organizations
Frequently Used Stanford University Websites:
Use CardinalEngage to register your group with the university. You must also use CardinalEngage to register the following type of events:
- Those needing space outside the law school
- Those selling tickets through Eventbrite
- Those applying for ASSU/GSC funding
- Those serving alcohol (note: there are limits on the types of events that can serve alcohol. See the student organization handbook for details).
- Those working with minors.
Student organization financial transactions are handled through Stanford Student Enterprises’ (SSE) Capital Group, the financial branch of Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU). GrantEd is the online financial management system.
- GrantEd trainings for Financial Officers and Co-Presidents
- University policies around student organization gatherings – up to date information around university policies for student organizations
- Creating online events – options and guidance as you think through online events. Created Spring 2020
Frequently Used SLS Forms, Guides, and Links:
- Conference Attendance Application (For attending conferences outside SLS)
- Conference Hosting Application (For hosting conferences at SLS)
- Conference Intent Form
Use this form to notify us of your intent to hold a conference. Submission of this form will hold a date for your conference. The form is due Nov. 15
- Conference Intent Form
- Add an event to the SLS Calendar
- Advertising your event or posting an announcement in the Weekly Digest
- Event Planning Checklist – a guide to help you in planning events
- Media/Internet Coverage Advisory
- Proposal to Create a New Student Organization