Activities and Organizations
Student Senate: The Student Senate of U. T. Permian Basin is the elected student organization representing the interests and needs of the student body and is recognized by the administration of U. T. Permian Basin and by the Board of Regents of the U. T. System. Officers are elected at the end of each spring semester and Senators are elected at the end of Spring or early in the Fall semester. Candidate registration forms are available through the Student Senate Office, SAC 212. The Student Senate makes recommendations to the administration on policies that affect the student body and appoints students to sit on important University committees with faculty and staff members.
The Student Senate provides limited funding for individual students and clubs to attend academic and professional conferences.
Campus Activities Board: The Campus Activities Board (CAB) is responsible for identifying, budgeting, and developing cultural, social and recreational programs for the student body. Students are encouraged to contact the CAB officers to get involved as volunteer activity programmers or as paid part-time staff members. The U. T. Permian Basin CAB brings in a variety of well-known and aspiring artists and entertainers,
Student Clubs and Organizations: Students are encouraged to join or develop clubs and organizations that unite members with a common cause or interest. Such organizations allow students to pursue specialized interests and to have an opportunity to interact with classmates and professors in an atmosphere different from that of the classroom. Involvement in student organizations also provides a means of practicing leadership skills.
The Office of Student Life is responsible for the registration of student clubs and organizations and publishes a guide for the development of clubs and organizations. The Office of Student Life also provides various resources for student organization development and training.
The UTPB Student Union: The Student Union is situated in the north half of the second floor of the Mesa Building. The Student Union reception desk is open from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays. There are quiet study room, a small concession stand called the "Perch" and a Multi-Purpose Room.
For more information on any of these areas, please call us at 432-552-2650.