Center for Student Involvement (CSI)

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Our Mission:

As innovative educators guided by the mission of Ramapo College, we provide co-curricular programs, activities and services to promote student learning and success.  We support the development of students as globally conscious citizens and active partners in our communities.  Through these efforts we foster inclusive environments where students can explore their identities and celebrate diversity.  By challenging and supporting individuals, clubs, and organizations, we empower students to live and lead with integrity.

What we do:

  • Develop and promote co-curricular programs; coordinate weekend activities and services
  • Provide structural, networking and financial support for approved clubs and organizations
  • Advise the College Programming Board
  • Supervise operations and employees of:
    • Civic and Community Engagement Center: community service programs, American Democracy Project, alternative Spring break trips
    • CSI Design: media design team for CSI and student club events and initiatives
    • CSI main office: front desk staff and building managers
    • Fraternity & Sorority Life: Greek system and events
    • J. Lee’s: lounge and game room with pool table, table tennis, Wii and Xbox 360 systems, free popcorn and events
    • Roadrunner Central: tickets for off campus events, local movie theaters and off campus shuttle
    • Student Activities Revenue Management (SARM): club financial center
    • Women’s Center: academic and activist focused programs related to gender, sexuality, and social justice; confidential peer listening and LGBTQ support group
  • Sponsor the Platinum Series: co-curricular programs developed with faculty members designed to encouraged active interest in the arts and other areas of academic and creative thought
  • Ensure compliance with state and college policies

Student Clubs and Organizations

Student activities are housed within the Center for Student Involvement (CSI), which falls under the Division of Student Affairs. We are committed to maintaining a vibrant campus community, meeting college-wide goals, addressing the social and intellectual needs of the student body, and complementing the Ramapo College mission.

Student Life
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CSI and over 100 clubs and organizations provide events and other programming around social, cultural, academic, community service, fraternal, political, and recreational interests.  Organizations are student-run and welcome new members and ideas.  Whether you choose to indulge your hobby or interest, complement your academic major, or share your cultural pride with the campus, there are a variety of choices open to you.

Contacts

Rick Brown
Director of the Center for Student Involvement
Office: SC-208
Phone: (201) 684-7769
E-mail: rbrown2@ramapo.edu
General CSI E-mail: csi@ramapo.edu

Eddie Seavers
Associate Director of the Center for Student Involvement and Coordinator of the Student Center
Office: SC-200
Phone: (201) 684-7682
E-mail: eseavers@ramapo.edu

Kat McGee
Assistant Director of the Center for Student Involvement and Coordinator of the Women’s Center
Office: C-214
Phone: (201) 684-7136
E-mail: kmcgee@ramapo.edu

Tamika Quick
Assistant Director of the Center for Student Involvement and Coordinator of Equity and Diversity Programs
Office: SC-207
Phone: (201) 684-7487
E-mail: aquick@ramapo.edu

Karen Booth
Assistant Director of the Center for Student Involvement and Coordinator of the Civic and Community Engagement Center.
Office: SC-212
Phone: (201) 684-7447
Email: kbooth@ramapo.edu

Brandon Martin
Coordinator for Civic Engagement and Student Leadership Programs
Office: SC-214
Phone: (201) 684-7223
E-mail: bmartin1@ramapo.edu

Eric Montgomery
Financial and Technological Advisor for Clubs and Organizations
Office: SC-202A
Phone: (201) 684-7123
E-mail: emontgom@ramapo.edu

Megan Kearney
Coordinator for Commuter Affairs
Office: SC-204
Phone: (201)-684-7594
E-mail:  mkearney@ramapo.edu

TBA
Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Brooke Jamison
Graduate Assistant for
the Women’s Center
Office: C-220
Phone: (201) 684-7238
E-mail: bjamison@ramapo.edu

Olivia Evans
Graduate Assistant for Student Activities & Commuter Affairs
Office: C-220
Phone: (201) 684-7583
E-mail: oevans@ramapo.edu

Susan Aybaz
Administrative Assistant
Office: SC-205
Phone: (201) 684-7519
E-mail: saybaz@ramapo.edu

 


 

Kristin Kenneavy
Faculty Fellow for Assessment
Office: G-226
Phone: (201) 684-7424
Email: kkenneav@ramapo.edu

 

Erick Castellanos
Faculty Fellow for Equity and Diversity Programs
Office: B-213
Phone: (201) 684-7259
Email: ecastell@ramapo.edu

Neriko Doerr
Faculty Fellow for Civic Engagement

Services

Operating hours and general information for Dining Services, the Bookstore, the Shuttle, locker rentals, and banking services.

Banking Services

TD Bank maintains a full service ATM on the first floor of the Student Center. It dispenses money in five dollar denominations. TD Bank is a short distance from the College.

Nearby Branches:

Interstate Shopping Center, Route 17 South, Ramsey – (201) 934-1267

Business Hours:

Mon – Wed: Lobby – 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Drive Through – 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Thurs – Fri: Lobby – 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m., Drive Through – 7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sat. – 8:30 am – 3 p.m., Drive Through – 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sun. – Lobby – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Drive Through – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

NOTE: Because Branch hours may vary by season, please check with the Branch to confirm their hours.

Bookstore
Location: Student Center, 2nd Floor
Phone: (201) 825-8770 or
(201) 684-7800
Manager: Teresa King
tking@ramapo.edu

Dining Services
Location: Student Center, 1st Floor
Phone: (201) 684-7773
Director: Jeff Dannhardt
jdannhar@ramapo.edu

J. Lee’s
Location: Student Center Annex, 2ndFloor
Phone: (201) 684-7796

Roadrunner Central
Location: Student Center Lobby, 2nd Floor
Phone: (201) 684-7933
rrc@ramapo.edu

Campus Hours

Locker Rentals

Students may come to the Student Center Office to rent small or medium lockers for use during the academic semesters. The lockers are located in the second floor stairwell area, between A and B buildings. The rental fee is $7.00 for a medium locker and $5.00 for a small. A key is issued with payment and must be returned at the end of the semester.

Campus Shuttle

Location: Departs from in front of the Bradley Center
Phone (information): (201) 684-6555
E-mail: shuttle@ramapo.edu

Ramapo Shuttle

The seven-day shuttle travels daily from the The Bradley Center to the train station, post office, local shopping centers, and area malls.

Facilities

Conference and Meeting Rooms

Alumni Lounge(s) – Individual carpeted lounges ideal for small formal gatherings, dinners, presentations or meetings (50-75 people – depending on set up). The entire lounge is ideal for formal dinners or presentations (150-200 people).

Conference Room – There is one conference room (SC-217) available for group meetings (15-20 people).

Friends Hall (SC-219) – Large tiled multipurpose room. Ideal for movies, lectures or presentations for large audiences (max. 350 people lecture style, 200 banquet style). Also ideal for larger social events requiring special lighting, projection or use of staging.

Rental Information -All the above spaces may be reserved through the Office of Events and Conferences in D-104.

J. Lee’s

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Location: Student Center Annex, SC-224
Extension: 7796

J.Lee’s is a student activities lounge on the second floor of the Student Center Annex. It is equipped with wide screen televisions, audio video equipment and comfortable furniture. Services include a variety of magazines, free popcorn and bottled water, board games, pool, ping pong, and air hockey. Clubs and organizations are encouraged to sponsor events in J.Lee’s. Information about scheduling J.Lee’s for a program can be obtained from the J.Lee’s attendant.

Campus Hours

Roadrunner Central

Location: Student Center 2nd Floor Lobby
Extension: 7933

Roadrunner Central is a full service activities/events “store.” Students may purchase shortline bus tickets, postage stamps, rent or purchase videos and DVDs, purchase AMC discount movie vouchers, obtain discount coupons for Broadway theater productions and sign up for Student Activities sponsored events.

Campus Hours