Monday – Friday:
8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
1650 Holloway Ave.
Business Office, C-134
San Francisco, CA 94132
The Cesar Chavez Student Center is a non-profit auxiliary organization of San Francisco State University. SF State is an internationally known urban institution of higher learning located in an ethnically and culturally diverse city, whose student body reflects its environment.
The Student Center serves as a focal point of student activity. The Center first opened its doors in September 1975. Since its inception the Center has continued to evolve, lead by active student leadership in meeting the ever-growing needs of a large and diverse student population and the SF State campus community. The Student Center serves the student population by providing a myriad of services (e.g. restaurants, meeting rooms, conference hall, ATMs, transit passes) and programs (e.g. art exhibits, live bands, community based events) that are student driven and student focused.
The Student Center Governing Board is the Centerís deliberative body with majority of elected students and appointments from University administration, faculty, alumni and staff that guide the course of the organization. SCGB meetings are open to the public and take place on the first Thursday of every month.
To provide, maintain and develop facilities, programs and support services that promote and enrich the educational, social and cultural needs and objectives of our richly diverse campus and local communities.
A Student Center of excellence for programs and facilities that provide a nurturing, supportive and engaging environment.
1. To empower students ó effect change within the context of the university
2. To value and actively develop diversity
3. To maintain a quality staff and facility
4. To provide the best services at affordable prices
5. To increase financial stability and economic efficiency
6. To revolutionize the model of student centers, through example, in the United States
STUDENT CENTER BUDGET
The Student Center Governing Board approves the annual budget of the Student Center. The allocations in the budget reflect organizationís continued commitment towards fiscal responsibility and effective allocation of resources towards achieving
its mission, vision and objectives.
The Student Center revenue is comprised of operating revenue and student body fee. The operating revenue is generated from retail and commercial services within the building. The operating revenue is comprised of approx: 35% of total revenue. Revenue generated from student fee is approx: 65% of total revenue.
Fee Revenue 65%
Commercial Services 18%
Support Services 10%
Food Services 4%
Recreation Center 2%
The annual budgeted expenses include operating expenses, personnel expenses and capital expenditures. It also includes allocations towards the building repair fund and the Student Centerís debt obligations.
Bond Debit Service 25%
Building Repair Fund 18%
Custodial Services 17%
Social and Cultural Programs 8%
Support Services 7%
Fiscal Operations 5%
by Joan Zamora
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