XVI. Extracurricular Activities
- In order to be eligible to participate in extracurricular activities, a student must satisfy the following requirements:
- be enrolled in a degree program (including students in official exchange programs as determined by the Office of International Education and as reported to the Registrar) and be registered;
- for Fall and Spring semesters, maintain a schedule with at least six credit hours on a for-credit basis or be a student registered with the Career Center on a work term
- all student organization officers must be enrolled in Georgia Tech classes with at least six credit hours on a for-credit basis or be a student registered with the Career Center on a work term in Atlanta
- Changes in academic standing that affect eligibility become effective at the end of each academic term, usually the Tuesday following Final Examination Period.
- Any student placed on Academic Drop/Dismissal or Review, or subject to finalized sanction(s) which include suspension or expulsion, is immediately ineligible for participation.
- Changes in disciplinary standing that affect eligibility become effective immediately.
- Participation also requires satisfaction of any additional requirements established by the Student Activities Committee of the Academic Senate.
B. Scheduling of Events
In each term, no student-sponsored extracurricular events can occur between the last day of classes and the end of the final exam period.
C. Student Organizations
- All student organizations must adhere to the Student Organization Code of Conduct, the Student/Student Organization Alcohol Policy, and other policies set forth by the Division of Student Life.
- Every organization must renew its charter every year or when changing officers by submitting an Officer Update Form and by signing the Alcohol Policy Acknowledgement Form.
- Requirements and standards for chartering a student organization are established by the Student Activities Committee of the Academic Senate and are available from the Division of Student Life.
D. Fraternity and Sorority Regulations
- To be eligible for initiation, a student must be a full-time student not on academic or disciplinary probation.
- The initiation of any individual must be registered with and approved by the Division of Student Life prior to the initiation.
- The individual must meet all Georgia Tech Interfraternity Council (IFC) or Panhellenic requirements concerning initiation.
- All fraternities and sororities are subject to the rules established by the Georgia Tech IFC/Panhellenic/National Pan-Hellenic and all Georgia Tech policies, rules, and regulations.
E. Intercollegiate Athletics Regulations
- To be eligible for intercollegiate athletic competition, a student must satisfy the following requirements:
- be eligible to participate in extracurricular activities, as defined in Regulation XVII, "Extracurricular Activities," Section A, "Participation";
- be carrying a full-time workload as defined in Regulation VI, "Scholastic Regulations," Section A, "Classification of Students," Item 3;
- for Summer semesters, be carrying an appropriate workload (3-16 hours) with the provision that the definition of full-time in Regulation VI, "Scholastic Regulations," Section A, "Classification of Students," Item 3 remains applicable;
- be making satisfactory progress toward a degree; and
- meet any further requirements of the NCAA or other governing organization; see the Athletic Director for details.
- No student may be excused from regularly scheduled classes for athletic practice.
- Special accommodations may be made (or coordinated) for intercollegiate student-athletes whose competition schedules conflict with the first week of reading periods and final exams.
- No student may participate in more than two sports in intercollegiate competition in any school year, except by permission of the Division of Student Life. Being a manager or assistant manager is counted as participation within the meaning of this rule.