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2007-2008 Graduate Catalog 
2007-2008 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Campus Life

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

  • Associated Students, Inc.
  • Career Services Center
  • Counseling Services
  • Disability Resource Services
  • Educational Opportunity Program
  • Faculty Mentor Program
  • Advising Resource Center
  • Health Services
  • Housing
  • Information Center
  • Intramural, Leisure, and Sports Activities/Wellness Program
  • Safety on Campus
  • Judicial Affairs
  • Orientation Program
  • Reentry/Senior Scholar Programs
  • Student Activities
  • Student Support Services (TRIO program)
  • Summer Bridge Program
  • Testing Services
  • University Student Union


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 ASIsponsored programs and services. Elections for student body offices are held annually. The ASI fee provides various programs and services.

Career Services Center

Mary Stuart Rogers Educational Services Gateway Building 245
(209) 667-3661

The Career Services Center assists students in the process of identifying, developing, implementing, and evaluating career plans in preparation for employment after graduation. The mission of the Center is to serve as a vital link between the academic preparation that takes place in the classroom and the transition to the workplace. The staff develop relationships with a diverse group of employers and organizations to obtain occupational information and opportunities for students that will guide their career development process.

The Career Services Center offers:

  • Alumni Services
  • Career Counseling
  • Career Fair
  • Career Resource Library
  • Computer Workstations
  • Faculty Support
  • On-Campus Interviews
  • Job Announcements
  • Student Employment Service
  • Workshops


Counseling Services

Mary Stuart Rogers Educational Services Gateway Building 210
(209) 667-3381

The goal of Counseling Services is to assist students in dealing with life’s challenges. The counselors are trained, licensed professionals. Confidentiality is a priority and students can be assured their privacy will be respected and maintained.

Individual Personal Counseling

Any type of problem or concern can be discussed one-on-one in a confidential setting, including:

  • Alcohol or substance abuse
  • Assertiveness
  • Blocks to communication
  • Career decisions
  • Crisis
  • Cross-cultural issues
  • Family relationships
  • Fear of failure or success
  • Loss, separation, and divorce
  • Personal growth
  • Personal relationships
  • Procrastination
  • Sexuality
  • Social skills
  • Stress management
  • Dealing with past or present trauma, i.e. child abuse, molestation, or rape

Couples Counseling

Counseling Services offers the opportunity to assess and work through problems or concerns with a spouse or partner. Counseling services are available free to currently enrolled students and, on a limited basis, to staff and faculty.

Growth Presentations and Groups

One-time presentations, as well as multiweek presentations and groups on selected topics, are offered throughout the year. Some common topics include: assertiveness training, stress inoculation, time management, selfesteem building, dealing with depression, women’s support group, and dealing with difficult people. A brochure listing the topics for each term is available at the Counseling Office. Visit the Web site for dates and times.

Tutoring Services

Library Building 112, (209) 667-3642
Students having difficulty with an academic subject area may receive free tutoring support. Individual or group tutoring is available for most classes. Students who have received an ‘A’ or ‘B’ in a class are eligible to become a paid tutor for that class.

Disability Resource Services

Mary Stuart Rogers Educational Services Gateway Building 210
(209) 667-3159, (209) 667-3044 TDD

The Disability Resource Services Office works closely with students with disabilities to arrange individualized accommodation plans to meet their unique needs. The Office provides support services that may include: assistance with registration, orientation to campus, notetakers, readers, interpreters/ captioners, campus shuttle, designated parking, testing accommodations, material in alternate format, technology assistance, counseling, and liaison with faculty, University offices, and off-campus agencies.

Faculty Mentor Program

Dorothy and Bill Bizzini Hall 136A, (209) 667-3021
The Faculty Mentor Program (FMP) provides students with personal faculty mentors who engage them in a year-long program of voluntary activities and workshops in a variety of cultural, social, and recreational environments designed to retain and graduate students. A faculty mentor is an available advocate, resource, facilitator, and friend to students. A unique and comprehensive faculty training program provides tools to promote faculty-student out-of-class interactions that have been shown to have a positive effect on learning.

Health Services

Health Center Building (Turlock): (209)667-3396
Acacia Building, Room 1050 (Stockton): (209) 467-5496 (limited services and hours)

The nationally accredited Student Health Center offers a comprehensive range of primary care services and health education programs to all registered students. Fully funded by students through the mandatory health fee, the Student Health Center offers convenient, affordable and personalized care, privacy and confidentiality, and high patient satisfaction.

A variety of health care professionals such as doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, medical assistants, pharmacists, clinical laboratory scientists, health educators, and medical clerical personnel staff both the Health Center and the satellite clinic in Stockton.

In caring for the whole student, the staff strives to enhance students’ physical and emotional wellness to contribute to their academic and career success.
Specific services include: 

  • Preventive services
  • Men’s and women’s health (physicals, Pap smears)
  • Cholesterol screening
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Primary medical care services
  • Treatment of illness and injury
  • Minor office surgery
  • Immunizations and TB screening
  • Health education and wellness programs
  • On-site laboratory and pharmacy services
  • Supplemental student health insurance
  • Opportunities for student involvement as Peer Health Educators or members of the Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)


On-Campus Student Housing

Residential Life 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. Students may choose from a variety of living arrangements; there are fourbedroom 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 facilities, computer lab, two swimming pools, covered bike storage, a basketball court, and a volleyball court.

Off-Campus Student Housing

Residential Life Village, (209) 667-3675
Brochures and area maps of off-campus housing may be obtained from the Housing and Residential Life Office. Apartment and apartment-mate listings are posted in the office.

Information Center

University Student Union Lobby (209) 667-3122
The campus Information Center is located in the lobby of the University Student Union directly across from CSU Stanislaus Bookstore. The Information Center is a prime resource on campus activities and events, and phone numbers for faculty, staff, and departments. The Information Center is staffed during the semester, Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m., and Fridays 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Summer hours are 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Information Center also provides a myriad of services: copies, postage stamps, poster prints, discounted cinema tickets, Boomer Amusement Park and Universal Studios tickets, START bus passes, and balloon bouquets.

Recreational Sports Program

(209) 667-3150
The Recreational Sports Program sponsored by Associated Students, Inc., offers all students the opportunity to participate in intramural sports, activities, and organized events that include basketball, soccer, aerobics, swimming, volleyball, yoga, football, and softball. Also available for use in the physical education facilities are an open gym, weight room, and a pool.

Judicial Affairs

Mary Stuart Rogers Educational Services Gateway Building 340
(209) 667-3177

The Coordinator of Student Discipline is responsible for investigating and adjudicating allegations that a student’s conduct may have violated the CSU Student Discipline Code. Potential violations include: cheating and/or plagiarism, alcohol and other drugs, harassment, abusive behavior, falsification or forgery of documents, etc. Students engaged in the student discipline process have the right to due process and may consult the Student Advocate for information about campus policies and procedures.

Student Activities Center

University Student Union Building 103, (209) 667-3778
The Student Activities Center is the home of the Associated Students Recreational Sports and Special Events, the Union Program Board, the Outdoor Adventure Program, the Office of Student Leadership and Development, and more than 80 student clubs. Come to the Center to:

  •  Join or start a club
  • Obtain a Calendar of Events
  • Join an intramural sports league
  • Sign up for an Outdoor Adventure Trip
  • Get information about the Student Leadership Program
  • Volunteer for Homecoming, Warrior Day, or Club Faire
  • Join the Union Program Board
  • Learn about other opportunities for student involvement

Safety on Campus

Public Safety/University Police
Campus Services Building, (209) 667-3114

University Police employs trained, full-time peace officers for the 24-hour protection of the campus, its students, faculty, and staff. The department offers a wide variey of crime prevention and personal safety awareness programs including sexual assault and date/acquaintance rape awareness, CPR and first aid training, resident and personal property protection, and general personal safety.

The campus’ annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings on property owned or controlled by CSU Stanislaus, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

The report also includes institutional policies on alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, crime reporting, sexual assault, and other matters.

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, Wednesdays in the Quad, and Late Night Stanislaus

Student Support Services (TRIO Program)

Mary Stuart Rogers Educational Services Gateway Building 230
(209) 667-3220

The Student Support Services program assists low-income, first- generation college-bound, and disabled students with academic support services, including academic advisement, tutoring and workshops on taking tests, study skills, time management, and preparation for the WPST, GRE and CBEST tests. Students must satisfy eligibility requirements for admission to the University in order to be admitted to the program.

Testing Services

Mary Stuart Rogers Educational Services Gateway Building 180
(209) 667-3157

Information is available at the Advising Resource Center Office on state and national programs such as ACT, CBEST, CSET, EPT, ELM, GMAT, GRE, SAT, and TOEFL. Registration bulletins are available on the rack inside the Advising Resource Center suite.

University Student Union

University Student Union Building 202A (209) 667-3776
The University Student Union, a student-funded auxiliary, is the hub of campus life. The Union sponsors concerts, lectures, theatre trips, “Feed the Students Day,” recreation tournaments, exhibits, outdoor and indoor adventure programs, comedy nights, and other special events throughout the year.

The University Student Union building houses the Event Center, three conference rooms, the Game Room, Carol Burke Student Lounge, Study/Computer Lounge and the Information Center. The building also contains CSU Stanislaus Bookstore, Student Activities Center, Associated Students, and University Student Union offices.