Loyola University Chicago

Student Activities & Greek Affairs (SAGA)

Division of Student Development

Student Organization Awards

The Student Organization Awards (SOAs) recognizes LUC's Recognized Student Organizations for the many successful programs and achievements of the past year.

All nomination forms can be found on LUCommunity within the Student Activities & Greek Affairs portal. The nomination forms will be opened from February 7th 2022 at 11:55am CDT to March 7th 2022 at 11:55pm CDT. Student organizations must be in good standing to receive an award. All RSO policies and procedures for programming must be completed to receive the award.

While these forms include multiple awards under each categories, students are not required/expected to nominate for each of them. On the first page of all these forms, you can select which specific award(s) you would like to submit. Please read the instructions on each form closely to successfully submit your nominations.

The Student Organization Awards ceremony will take place on Friday, April 8th 2022.  


Type of Award Details
Overall Awards

These awards recognize the remarkable accomplishments from a student organization through service to others, membership, activities, and programs. Individuals/Organizations may self nominate for this award. 

The awards in this category include:

  • Organization of the Year
  • Outstanding New Organization
  • Outstanding Program of the Year

The nomination form for the Overall Awards can be found by clicking here.

Organization Category Awards

These awards recognize the achievements of a student organization within a specific category, based on registration. Organizations are asked to demonstrate what makes their group stand out amongst their peers. Organizations may self nominate for this award. 

The awards in this category include:

  • Academic/Honorary 
  • Cultural/Diversity
  • Hobby/Special Interest
  • Media
  • Political/Advocacy
  • Religious/Spiritual 
  • Service
  • Sponsored Student Organization

The nomination form for the Organization Category Awards can be found by clicking here.

Individual/Group Awards

These awards recognize the achievements of individuals or a group of students from the student organization community. Recipients are able to showcase how they have gone above and beyond for their organization and the Loyola community. Individuals may self nominate for this award. 

The awards in this category include:

  • Outstanding RSO Advisor
  • Outstanding SSO Advisor
  • Outstanding Officer of the Year
  • Spirit of Loyola 
  • Outstanding Executive Board

The nomination form for the Individual/Group Awards can be found by clicking here.