The Adele H. Stamp Student Union - Center for Campus Life is the community center for all members of the College Park campus including students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The Stamp provides a central place for students and others to learn, socialize, and relax while coming to feel more closely connected to the campus. The Stamp contributes directly to the educational mission of the University of Maryland by providing opportunities and encouragement for participation in educational, social, and recreational activities. It also contributes to the success of student organizations and provides services for the personal convenience of the whole campus community.
As an integral component of managing the Adele H. Stamp Student Union - Center for Campus Life, the opinions and advice of representatives of the campus community are solicited through the Stamp Advisory Board. The purposes of the Board are as follows:
- To advise the Director of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union - Center for Campus Life on matters of policy related to the administration of the Stamp.
- To conduct social, cultural, educational, and recreational programs for all members of the University community including students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests of the University through support of Student Entertainment Events (SEE).
- To provide for students, opportunities for experience in social responsibility and leadership.
- To strengthen bonds of friendship among all members of the University community.
- To advise the Director of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union - Center for Campus Life, as needed, in the employment of administrative staff.
- To advise the Vice President for Student Affairs, as needed, in the appointment of the Director of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union - Center for Campus Life.
Some of the issues which are addressed by the Board each year include the budget process for the Stamp allocation of student organization office space, review of programs and funds allocated to SEE, selection of the recipient of the Adele H. Stamp Memorial Award, and review of retail and food outlets in the Stamp.
In addition to those members of the Board who are appointed by the Student Government Association and the Graduate Student Government, and those members who serve in an ex officio capacity, there are at-large members of the Board who are selected through an application procedure. Persons interested in serving as at-large representatives are to complete the application form on the reverse side of this sheet and submit it for review by the Stamp Advisory Board.