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Campus Activities

The Campus Activities Cluster of Student Affairs assists in creating a diverse and multicultural University community by fostering a wide range of co-curricular programs and activities. In cooperation with the Student Government Association, (545-0341), Campus Activities seeks to maintain, improve and expand student participation, decision making, leadership development and policy setting in order to best serve the needs of the University community. Staff assist students, staff, and faculty in responsibly planning social, cultural, and educational activities. A resource room for Registered Student Organizations, Student Union Building, room 314, is provided jointly by the Student Government Association and the Campus Activities Office.

Campus Activities sponsors a comprehensive activities Web site at http://www.umass. edu/events/calendar.htm. SEF (Something Every Friday) is a weekly entertainment series sponsored by Campus Activities; its events are listed on the events Web site.

Campus Activities also provides a broad range of support services in the areas of programming and advising via the following agencies: Center for Student Businesses, tel. 545-2166; Greek Affairs, 545-2711; Massachusetts Daily Collegian, 545-3500; Student Union Visual and Performing Arts Space, 545-0792; Student Union Craft Center, 545-2096; UVC-TV 19, 545-1336; radio station WMUA, 545-2876; Student Legal Services Office, 545-1995; Commuter Services and Housing Resource Center, 545-0865; Office of ALANA Affairs, 545-2517; and Student Center for Educational Research and Advocacy, 545-0355.

There are seven Cultural Centers within Campus Activities: Anacoana, 545-4387; Josephine White Eagle, 545-1888; Latin American, 545-1571; Malcolm X, 545-1256; Martin Luther King, 545-0578; Sylvan, 545-4712; and Yuri Kochiyama, 545-1822.

The Cultural Centers are responsible for initiating programs to promote cultural awareness in the different residential areas and to sponsor annual activities such as the Malcolm X cookout, Kwanzaa, and the UMass Powwow, for the University community.

Campus Activities central office hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays in room 416, Student Union Building. For information and for use of the service elevator if necessary for access, call 545-3600.