CSL Student Advisory Committees, Boards and Councils

Advisory Committees, Boards and Councils

Campus Dining Advisory Board

Provides the College student perspective for UChicago Dining and College Housing on dining issues primarily related to the three residential dining commons, but also campus markets and the academic cafés. 

Contact: Richard Mason, Executive Director of UChicago Dining


Global Health Advisory Committee (CGH)

The Student Global Health Advisory Committee is a dynamic and diverse cohort of undergraduate and graduate students who are passionate about increasing global health research and engagement across campus. 

 
 
Contact: Absera Melaku, Program Development Coordinator of the Biological Sciences Division, Center for Global Health
 

Housing Facilities Advisory Board (HSFAC)

Advises College Housing, Residential Services and Facilities Services on residential commons facilities and operations.

Contact: Sophia Chaknis, Director of College Housing


I-House Dining Advisory Board

Advises International House staff about Community Kitchen policies and procedures.

Contact: Denise Jorgens, Director, International House


InterHouse Council (IHC)

A representative body for all Houses, the IHC advises College Housing on matters related to undergraduate student housing and the House System. One student representative is elected to IHC by each House.

Contact: Sophia Chaknis, Director of College Housing


International Student Advisory Board (ISAB)

Advises Office of International Affairs (OIA) on international student needs and concerns, participates in the development of new initiatives, interacts with the wider University community to raise the visibility of international students, and develops international student leadership.

International Student Advisory Board (ISAB)


Kosher and Halal

Meets with College Housing and UChicago Dining to provide on-going feedback about the dining options and food that is served in the three residential dining commons and plans special dining programs. Students from Student Alliance for Jewish Enrichment (SAJE) and staff from Hillel participate. Halal food and students from the Muslim Student Association (MSA) participate.

Contacts: Richard Mason, Executive Director of UChicago Dining, and Stacey Brown, Assistant Director of Dining Operations


LGBTQ Student Life Advisory Board

Informs the Office of LGBTQ Student Life Director and the university administration of the needs of LGBTQ students, articulates the problems and issues currently facing LGBTQ students, and advises the Office of LGBTQ Student Life on areas of programming currently being offered.

LGBTQ Advisory Board

Contact: Tobias Spears, Director of the LGBTQ Student Life Office


Library Student Advisory Group

LSAG assists in making specific recommendations to improve the University libraries and considers proposals for future changes in services. The Library Student Advisory Group includes representatives from the College, Divisions, and the Professional Schools.

Contact: Rebecca Starkey, LSAG Coordinator


Local Dining Committees

Provides on-going feedback about the food and service in the dining commons. Each residential dining commons has its own dining committee.
 
Contacts: Richard Mason, Executive Director of UChicago Dining, and Stacey Brown, Assistant Director of Dining Operations


OMSA Student Advisory Council

Advises OMSA on matters related to multicultural student affairs at the University.

Contact: Ravi Randhava, Director of the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs


Order of the “C”

Supports athletics at the University. Members of the Undergraduate Order of the C are Varsity lettermen.

Order of the “C”


Senior Class Gift Committee

Partners with Alumni Relations and Development to raise awareness for the Senior Class Gift and the importance of supporting your University.

Contact: Shannon Copp, Assistant Director of College Young Alumni and Senior Class Gift


Senior Week Planning Committee

Plans Senior Week to make the most of the last week at the University of Chicago before graduation. Committee for fourth-year students typically meets from January to June.

Contact: College Programming Office


Spiritual Life Council

Serves as the voice of spiritual life on campus, organizing the annual Spirit Week and Multifaith Celebration among other events. Undergraduates and graduate students are nominated by their own faith communities.

Contact: Jigna Shah, Assistant Dean of Rockefeller Chapel and Director of Spiritual Life, (773) 834-1885


Student Alumni Committee

Creates opportunities for students to connect with and learn from alumni.

Contact: Shannon Copp, Assistant Director of College Young Alumni and Senior Class Gift


Student Health Advisory Board (SHAB)

Advises leadership regarding all matters related to health and the delivery of health care, as well as student health insurance.

Contact: Michele Rasmussen, Dean of Students in the University


Taking the Next Step Student Planning Committee

Works with the College Programming Office (CPO), Career Advancement, and other staff across campus to invite more than 200 College alumni to meet with second- and third-year students at a one-day conference style workshop focusing on career exploration and networking.

Contact: College Programming Office


Women’s Athletic Association (WAA)

Encourages close relationships between the women athletes of the University of Chicago so that they may work together as a body to promote women’s athletics.

Women’s Athletic Association