A student activity center (SAC) is a type of building found on university campuses. In the United States, such a building may alternately be called a student union, student commons, or student center. The term "student union" refers most often in the United States to the building, while in other nations a "students' union" is the student government.
The first student activity center built at a public university in the United States was the Ohio Union (1909) at The Ohio State University. The largest student activity center is at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma.
... Broadly speaking, the facility is devoted to student recreation and socialization ... A student activity center or student union is the community center of the college, serving students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests ... A student activity center might offer a variety of programs, activities, services, and facilities ...
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