Feb 18, 2020  
2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
2014-2015 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Campus Life

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The University provides services to address the student’s need for social, cultural, and recreational activities. A fuller description of services may be obtained from the offices listed in this section.

Associated Students, Inc.

University Student Union Building 202, (209) 667-3833
Stockton Student Senate, Acacia Hall, (209) 467-5428

The Associated Students, Inc., (ASI) is the student government of the University. As the official voice of the students, its mission is to serve the students of CSU Stanislaus in all matters pertaining to the quality of their education. All students pay an ASI fee and are eligible to participate in ASI- sponsored programs and services. Elections for student body offices are held annually. The ASI fee provides various programs and services, such as intramural sports leagues, community wellness programs and university spirit events.

Athletics (Intercollegiate)

Ed and Bertha Fitzpatrick Arena, (209) 669-4295

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 14 men’s and women’s teams that compete at the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) Division II level. Under the leadership of Athletics Director Michael J. Matoso and outstanding coaches, the Department has consistently competed at the highest level among members of the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). Recent Successes include a 2014 CCAA championship in men’s basketball; 2013 CCAA championship in women’s soccer; 2012 CCAA championship in men’s soccer; 2011 CCAA championship in women’s soccer, a 2009 national champion in men’s pole vault, a 2008 CCAA Championship and 2007 NCAA West Region championship in softball, and a 2007 conference championship in men’s golf. Cal State Stanislaus has won 14 national team championships, and its student-athletes have claimed 23 national individual titles.

Fall sports include men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball. Winter sports include men’s and women’s basketball and men’s and women’s indoor track and field. Spring sports include baseball, men’s golf, softball, women’s tennis, and men’s and women’s outdoor track and field. All current CSU Stanislaus students are admitted free for all home events.

CHAMPS Program

Student Services Building 105, (209) 664-6956
www.warriorathletics.com (select CHAMPS/Life Skills under “Athletcis” tab)
The CHAMPS/Life Skills Program was created to support the student-athlete and to enhance the quality of the student-athlete experience within the context of higher education. The student athlete learns to assume responsibility for their educational experience. They are also encouraged to develop character, integrity and leadership skills. The five crucial areas of program focus are academics, athletics, personal development, career development, and community service.

Recreation and Wellness Program (ASI)

(209) 667-3156
The Recreation and Wellness Program sponsored by Associated Students, Inc., offers all students the opportunity to participate in intramural sports, wellness programming, and special events. Intramural sports include basketball, soccer, aerobics, dodgeball, swimming, volleyball, yoga, football, and softball. Also offered are opportunities for aerobics, lap swimming, wellness speakers and more.

Student Housing and Residential Life

The Village, (209) 667-3675
The Residential Life Village is centrally located on campus, near the University Union, dining hall, classrooms, laboratories, computer rooms, and library. The Village, lets students immerse themselves in all aspects of the university experience while giving a plethora of support resources and guidance. Students may choose from a variety of living arrangements; there are four-bedroom apartments and two- and four-bedroom suites. Each suite or apartment has a living room, bathroom, and one or two-person bedrooms; balconies overlook a central courtyard. Apartments also include a full kitchen. The Village is designed to provide a sociable and supportive environment with privacy and security for 656 residents. Amenities include outdoor study areas, a study lounge, fitness center, a 200-seat dining facility, recreation room, laundry facility, computer lab, two swimming pools, covered bike storage, a basketball court and a volleyball court.

Student Leadership and Development

University Student Union Building 103, (209) 667-3778

The Office of Student Leadership and Development is responsible for chartering and oversight of all clubs and Greek organizations at CSU Stanislaus. In addition, it does the following:

  • Provides a Student Leadership Program
  • Assists clubs, Greeks, and other student organizations in planning, implementing and promoting events
  • Advises the Greek Council and National Panhellenic Council
  • Coordinates Celebrations of Diversity, and Wednesdays in the Quad

It is also the home of the Faculty Mentor Program, the Office of Student Leadership and Development and more than 80 student organizations, fraternities and sororities. Come to the Student Activities Center to:

  • Join or start a student organization
  • Obtain a Calendar of Events
  • Join an intramural sports league
  • Get information about the Student Leadership Program
  • Purchase tickets or get information on Homecoming, Warrior Day, or Club Faire
  • Learn about other opportunities for student leadership and involvement

University Student Union

University Student Union Building 202A, (209) 667-3833

The University Student Union, a student-funded auxiliary, is run by students for students and includes the Student Union Board of Directors, Union Program Board, Outdoor Adventure Program, Indoor Adventure Program, and Multicultural Events. The Union sponsors concerts, lectures, theatre trips, “Feed the Students Day,” recreation tournaments, exhibits, Outdoor Adventure Program, comedy nights, and other special events throughout the year.

The University Student Union building houses the Union Program Board (UPB), the Event Center, the Lakeside, Stanislaus and Warrior Conference rooms, the Game Room, Carol Burke Student Lounge, Computer/Study Lounge and the Information Center. The building also contains the Faculty Mentor Program, Student Activities Center, Student Leadership and Development, Associated Students, and University Student Union offices.

Student clubs seeking to schedule and plan student events should go to the Student Activities Center located in the lobby across from the UPB office.

USU Service Desk (Information Center)

University Student Union Lobby, (209) 667-3776

The campus Information Center is located in the lobby of the University Student Union building. The Information Center, or the USU Service Desk, is a prime resource on campus activities and events, and phone numbers for faculty, staff and departments. The USU Service Desk is staffed during the semester, Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.- 8 p.m., and Fridays 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Summer hours are 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. M-Th 7:30-6:00   F 7:30-5:00

The USU Service Desk also provides a myriad of services: copies, postage stamps, poster prints, discounted cinema tickets, Boomer Amusement Park and Universal Studios tickets, START bus passes, fax services and balloon bouquets.