New Group Application

The next new group application cycle starts in early spring

Applications for new groups and change of funding status are now open. For more information about group types, please see the Group Privileges section. For a change in funding status, group name, officer mailing list, or affiliation/disaffiliation to a national organization, please complete this form. Responses will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


Please contact with any questions about your application or the application process.

Information requested in the application includes but is not limited to:

  • What is the purpose of your group?
  • What makes your group unique?
  • Why do you need ASA recognition?
  • What sort of funding will you need, and where will it come from?
  • What activities will your group hold?
  • How will you recruit and retain new members?
  • The proposed's group's constitution must also be submitted with a new group application