The Student Organization Council

The Student Organization Council (SOC) is a committee that reviews all requests by student groups that wish to be considered a recognized club or organization at WPI. The SOC is comprised of: 

  • One (1) representative from the Department of Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics
  • Two (2) representatives from the Student Activities Office (SAO)
  • And three (3) student representatives from the Student Government Association (SGA)

The university’s Vice President for Student Affairs appoints the representatives from the SAO and the Department of Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics as well as the chairperson for the council; the SGA appoints its representatives. A quorum of four is required at any SOC meeting.