Baylor University
Student Activities
Student Organizations


Award Program


The Department of Student Activities provides a variety of awards for students, student organizations, and student organization advisors:


  • Student Organization of the Year
  • Outstanding New Organization

  • Advisor of the Year

Learn about the 2016-17 award winners here!

Awards for each academic year are given out at the end of the spring semester during the Excellence in Student Leadership Awards ceremony.




  • Applications should include the application form along with a supplemental page answering the essay questions included in the application.
  • Two recommendation letters are required. At least one recommendation letter must come from a source who is not a member or alumni member of the organization.
  • Award recipients will be determined based upon the application materials presented.
  • Organizational activities for the current school year (2016-2017) may be included in the application. Activities from previous academic years will not be considered.
  • Any recognized, non-Greek organization is eligible to apply for the Student Organization of the Year award.
  • Organizations or advisors are ineligible to win the same award in consecutive years.
  • Presentation of the award will take place at the Excellence in Student Leadership Awards Ceremony.
  • Members of the selected organization are encouraged to attend the ceremony to receive their award.