WELCOME TO THE STUDENT ORGANIZATION RESOURCE CENTER (SORC)
Student organizations play a major role in our active and vibrant campus community. Our Student Organization Resource Center (SORC) is here to ensure that our 600+ student organizations have the support they need to operate at the highest level.
NEW 2020-2021 Student Organization Handbook
The Handbook serves as a one-stop resource for policies/guidelines/procedures for registered student organizations. Please note, any updates that will be made to the Handbook due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be released as separate Addendums to this document. All officers are expected to know and follow the guidelines in this handbook.
To access the Handbook, click on the following hyperlink: Registered Student Organization Handbook
COVID-19 ADDENDUMS TO HANDBOOK
The following addendums have been made to the Handbook to reflect current procedures related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
ADDENDUM 1: SORC OPERATIONS
ADDENDUM 2: STUDENT ORGANIZATION P&T CARD USE
ADDENDUM 3: STUDENT ORGANIZATION DEPOSITS
ADDENDUM 4: STUDENT ORGANIZATION IN-PERSON EVENTS
ADDENDUM 5: STUDENT ORGANIZATION TRAVEL
UPDATE: STUDENT ORGANIZATION USE OF UNIVERSITY LOGO GUIDELINES
In collaboration with Student Government Board, University Marketing & Communications, and University Counsel, the SORC is releasing logo guidelines for all registered student organizations at Pitt. You can find them by clicking here.
Please remember that you should always use a licensed vendor when purchasing items that include any trademarks of the University. Licensed vendors work closely with University Licensing to make sure that everything they produce is in compliance with our policies. Student organizations will have until September 30, 2021 to come into compliance with the student organization logo guidelines.
NEW NAMING GUIDELINES
The Independent Student Organization Naming Guidelines were updated in February 2020. The updated Guidelines will appear in the 2020-21 Handbook.
Spring 2021 Upcoming Important Dates
January 16th – Spring Activities Fair for all organizations
February 1-15 — New Organization Registration
Winter Break Hours
The SORC Staff is currently working remotely. All staff are available via email and phone.
The SORC will be closed December 19, 2020 – January 3, 2021 with limited to no access to email. Please reach out to us with all questions no later than 12/18. We will be periodically monitoring the firstname.lastname@example.org during the closure.
Monday, Wednesdays, Fridays: 9 am – 5 pm
Tuesdays, Thursdays: 10 am – 7 pm
For questions about student organizations at Pitt, please contact us at 412-624-7115 or email@example.com.