About Us

Statement of Purpose:

The Student Activities Office develops and coordinates a variety of social, recreational, cultural, and developmental programs and services. In conjunction with The Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB) and The Carleton Student Association (CSA), we offer and support programs and services designed to challenge beliefs, educate others, inspire the individual, entertain the soul, and create a sense of campus community and pride.

What We Do:

Support student organizations and events:

  • Advise a variety of student organizations including Carleton's Academic Teams (Model UN, Mock Trial, Forensics/Speech and Debate)
  • Advise the Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB)
  • Support the Carleton Student Association (CSA)
  • Advise and assist student coordinated events
  • Support The Cave, KRLX, and The Student Union Movie Organization (SUMO), and the Student Band Room in Goodhue
  • Coordinate the Student Organization Fair
  • Coordinate the registration process for student initiated events
  • Provide a variety of workshops designed to assist student organizations with a variety of topics, including tips on planning an event, risk management and fine-tuning their leadership skills

Sponsor (or co-sponsor) major events:

Support the Sayles-Hill Campus Center:

  • Submit maintenance requests
  • Provide long-term vision for the facility
  • Manage equipment and furniture needs
  • Work with students, faculty, and staff in addressing common concerns related to the facility