Student Activities

Students serving as officers or programming chairs with the Student Activities Office will learn to:

Communication & Collaboration

  • Correspond professionally with others to organize logistics related to specific programs or events (i.e. artists and agents, campus offices, cosponsoring groups, group members, community, etc.).
  • Speak in clear, direct, and constructive manner.
  • Work effectively with others to formulate goals for both events and for the organization. 

Self-Management & Appraisal

  • Maintain personal health and wellness in potentially stressful environments.
  • Prioritize commitments in a responsible manner (i.e. academic work, extra-curricular activities, personal time, etc.) and employ time management skills.
  • Reflect on and provide analysis of personal development and learning.
  • Articulate and reflect on personal skills/abilities, strengths, and weaknesses. 

Problem Solving and Critical Thinking

  • Use discretion when dealing with liability, suitability, or matters of confidentiality.
  • Diagnose problems, generate multiple solutions, and evaluate outcomes. 


  • Generate and assess project goals; reflect on overall outcomes at completion of project.
  • Evenly delegate responsibilities.
  • Assess and provide critical analysis of individual program and personal effectiveness. 

Civic Engagement/Responsibility

  • Develop programs to support community, social, and economic development.
  • Work with a diverse range of people in a variety of situations.
  • Generate programs to expose students to diversity, cultural differences, and global citizenship. 

Event/Program Management

  • Identify all aspects of planning a program/event and address event details in a timely manner.
  • Develop, implement, monitor, and make adjustments to program budget based on funding.
  • Maintain accurate and thorough documentation.