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Ernest L. Wilkinson Student Center (Provo, Utah : Building)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1964-

Administrative History

The Ernest L. Wilkinson Student Center (1964- ) functions as the main student activity center on the Brigham Young University campus and houses several campus organization offices, food service facilities, and the Brigham Young University bookstore.

Directors of the Ernest L. Wilkinson Student Center include Lyle Curtis (1964-1979), F. Curtis Wynder (1976-1978), Robert H. Moss (1978-1986) and Jerry Bishop (1996-2002). Up until 2002, the director of the Wilkinson Center was responsible to the Dean of Students for the Student Activity Program and Central Scheduling, and to the vice-president of business affairs for the operation of the Center. In 2002, the Dean of Students assumed the role as Director of the Wilkinson Center.

The Ernest L. Wilkinson Center is the hearthstone of the campus community, where students may relax and participate in out-of-class activities that foster personal enjoyment and growth. The center is the home for: the Brigham Young University Bookstore, Brigham Young University Barbershop and Salon, Brigham Young University Games Center, BYUSA, Campus Craft and Floral, Campus Scheduling, Catering Banquet Information, Center for Conflict Resolution, Center for Service and Learning, Computer Lab, Cougar Creations, Cougareat, Counseling and Career Center, Custodial Services, Dean of Students- Campus Life, Faculty Center, Guest Services, Honor Code Office, ID Center, Information Center, International Services, Jamba Juice, Lost and Found, Multicultural Students Services, Off-Campus Housing, Outdoors Unlimited, Post Office, University Station, Scheduling Office, Signature Card/ID Center, Skyroom Restaurant, Student Employment, Student Honor Association, Student Leadership, University Accessibility Center, WSC Support Services, and Women's Services and Resources.

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

Academics Office files, 1959-1971

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents note Administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, news clippings, etc.
Dates: Other: 1959-1971

Academics Office files, 1972-1974

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 18
Scope and Contents note Administrative files, including meeting minutes, memos, publicity, personnel lists, schedules, rough drafts, speeches, speaker biographies, correspondence, budgets, etc.
Dates: Other: 1972-1974

Additional records of offices and programs, 1967-1973

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 15
Scope and Contents note Administrative files, including correspondence, memos, reports, minutes, clippings, policy and procedures, articles, etc.
Dates: Other: 1967-1973

Alumni Association records on Memorial Hall dedication

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 797
Scope and Contents Contains work files concerning dedication for the Memorial Hall in the Ernest L. Wilkinson Center on the Brigham Young University campus, honoring students killed during the Korean and Vietnam wars. Most likely files of dedication director, Joyce Baggerly. Files concern invitation lists, dedication committee, media coverage, research, Freedoms Foundation award, personal responses to the ceremony, and photographs of the memorial plaques. Also includes a copy of the program and accompanying...
Dates: 1980-1983

Athletics Office files, 1963-1971

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents note Administrative files, including correspondence, financial information, cheerleading and pep committee materials, Cougar Days reports and correspondence, etc.
Dates: Other: 1963-1971

Athletics Office files, 1971-1974

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 19
Scope and Contents note Administrative files, including correspondence, memos, clippings, proposals, information sheets, scrapbooks, surveys, etc.
Dates: Other: 1971-1974

Class Government files, 1965-1972

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents note Administrative files, including newsletters, clippings, memos, policies and procedures, minutes, correspondence, charts, articles, etc.
Dates: Other: 1965-1972

Culture Office files, 1959-1971

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents note Administrative files, including correspondence, reports, policy and procedures, budgets, news clippings, committee files, assembly scripts and programs, etc.
Dates: Other: 1959-1971

Executive Council files, 1875-1973

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note Administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, news clippings, policies and procedures, directories and officer lists, etc.
Dates: Other: 1875-1973

Executive Vice Presidential files, 1970-1971

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 3