Office of Student Life and DevelopmentCampus Center 208
2465 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-8178
Fax: (808) 956-4810
Learning and development take place in many ways on a college campus. Office of Student Life and Development (SLD) offers opportunities to make new friends, try new activities, test new ideas, and acquire new skills. SLD coordinates a variety of student-administered programs, activities, and services that make out-of-class time a positive educational experience. SLD also provides leadership training through a variety of credit and noncredit classes.
More than 200 student, faculty, and staff organizations are registered with SLD. Organizations that register with SLD have access to campus facilities and other resources. These organizations represent varied interests and activities including academic, professional, political, social, religious, recreational, and service groups. A complete list of organizations and detailed information on joining a Registered Independent Organization (RIO) is available from SLD.
SLD assists UH's five chartered student organizations in achieving their goals and objectives; provides administrative services for more than 200 RIOs; fosters educational, recreational, cultural, and social programs and activities; provides trained, experienced advisors who teach leadership and organizational skills; and promotes responsible citizenship.
Associated Students of the University of Hawai‘i
Campus Center 211A
The Associated Students of the University of Hawai‘i (ASUH) is the chartered student organization whose membership includes all full-time (12 credit hours or more per semester) classified undergraduates. It is governed by the ASUH Senate, elected annually each spring. The senate is made up of four executive officers and 34 senators who represent students in the various academic colleges and students at large. Any ASUH member in good academic standing may seek elective office.
The senate works toward improving the quality of undergraduate student life and represents the needs, interests, and concerns of its constituents through participation in UH policy-making and advisory committees, research and lobbying action on campus and community issues, and the sponsorship and funding of a variety of programs and activities.
Student Media Board
The Student Media Board (SMB) was created in June 2014 as a result of the merging of two former Chartered Student Organizations: The Board of Publications and the Broadcast Communication Authority. This 11-member governing board is comprised of students, faculty/staff, and media professionals and governs the student news media (Ka Leo O Hawai‘i), the student literary journal (Hawai‘i Review), digital media production (UH Production), and broadcast programming over Federal Communication Commission (FCC)-allocated frequencies and channels (KTUH 90.1 FM). These programs offer UH students the opportunity to manage, produce, and engineer radio and video/filmmaking projects, pre-professional experience in journalism, personnel and business management, marketing/public relations, writing, graphic design, web design and software applications, social media, writing and more. SMB provides a variety of cultural, educational, informational, and musical programs for the university and communities beyond.
Campus Center Board
Campus Center 313
The Campus Center Board (CCB) is the governing, policy-making authority for the programs, services, and facilities of the Campus Center Complex, the college union facility on campus. The 17-member board represents various campus constituencies: students, faculty, staff, and alumni. CCB serves its constituents in two ways: a multifaceted activities program and a comprehensive array of services in Campus Center, Hemenway Hall, and the Warrior Recreation Center.
CCB also sponsors programs through its Activities Council and Recreation Sports Council committees, which plan recreational activities, educational support programs, dances, personal wellness events, concerts, and cultural programs.
Graduate Student Organization
The Graduate Student Organization (GSO) represents the academic interests of over 5,000 graduate students attending UH Manoa, the flagship campus of the UH System.
The GSO places a particular emphasis on fostering excellence in research at both the PhD and master levels. As such, the GSO endeavors to facilitate research initiatives from graduate students through its Grants and Awards program.
The GSO also provides input on all issues affecting UH graduate students and the UH Manoa campus. It has representatives sitting on over 40 university committees and participates in a wide variety of graduate student, campus, and community events.
Student Activity and Program Fee Board
The Student Activity and Program Fee Board (SAPFB) is an eleven-member board composed of students, faculty, and staff members that makes recommendations to the Manoa Vice Chancellor for Students regarding the allocation of the student activity and program fee. This fee supports a variety of co-curricular activities, programs, and services. SAPFB solicits and reviews requests for funding from campus organizations, departments, and programs that are not funded by other chartered organizations.
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