Looking for help? You're in the right place!

What does it take to create a successful student organization or campus event? How can you get involved on campus? Let us show you the ropes. The Center for Student Involvement has all the resources you’ll need. We offer tools and resources to all UMaine students from checking out equipment to utilizing spaces in the Memorial Union. This is your home for involvement, whether you’re a seasoned event planner or just looking for a place to start. 

Check out our responsibilities below, to help you understand who to contact. Still not sure who to contact below? Send us an email at um.getinvolved@maine.edu and we will get it to the right place!

Benjamin Evans
Assistant Director for Campus Activities

207.581.4183 | benjamin.evans@maine.edu | Union Room 145

  • Late Night at the U (weekly events)
  • Monthly large scale programming
  • Event Management
  • Campus Activities Board
  • Black BearTHON
  • Student Entertainment Committee (UMSG)
  • Marketing
  • University eSports program

Colleen Frazier
Coordinator for Student Organizations

207.581.1760 | colleen.frazier@maine.edu | Union Room 145


  • Student Involvement Fair
  • Officer and Advisor Trainings
  • Event Management
  • Student Organization Committee (UMSG)
  • Student Organization Room Reservations
  • Student Organization Tabling Reservations
  • Center for Student Involvement Newsletter
  • Student Organization Lockers
  • Class Council
  • CampusGroups

Thomas Heniff
Coordinator for Leadership and Fraternity & Sorority Life

207.581.1771 | thomas.heniff@maine.edu | Union Room 145

  • Interfraternity Council/Fraternity Chapters
  • New Member Education
  • Greek Life Event Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Greek Conduct Process
  • Formal Recruitment

Sierra Crenshaw
Graduate Assistant for Student Programming

207.581.1796 | sierra.crenshaw@maine.edu | Union Room 145

  • Campus Activities Board
  • Late Night at the U (weekly events)
  • Halloweekend
  • Winter Carnival

Natalie Pagliocca
Graduate Assistant for Leadership Development and Student Organizations

207.581.1796 | natalie.pagliocca@maine.edu| Union Room 145

  • Emerging Leaders Program
  • Thriving Leaders Program
  • Dirigo Leadership Conference
  • Program Leaders
  • Homecoming Royalty
  • Student Life Leadership Awards
  • Student Organization Support

Anna Williams
Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life

207.581.1796 | anna.williams@maine.edu| Union Room 143

  • Panhellenic
  • Event Management
  • Formal Recruitment
  • Fraternity and Sorority Advising

Kathryn Huntress
Graduate Assistant for Late Night Programming

207.581.1796 | kathryn.huntress@maine.edu| Union Room 145

  • Late Night at the U
  • Homecoming
  • Spring Fling
  • Student Entertainment Committee

Student Employees

Student Coordinators

Student Coordinators are responsible for the development of campus programming including but not limited to event creation, marketing, outreach, implementation, and assessment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plans and Supervises
    • Weekly Late Night @ the U events
    • Large Scale Programming: Family and Friends, Winter Carnival, Dirigo Leadership Conference, etc.
  • Create and implement fun and unique program opportunities
  • Staff Center for Student Involvement to answer questions related to Campus Activities, Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, Leadership Development, and Student Organizations
  • Maintain and create inventory plans for event supplies 
  • Other projects as needed

Program Leaders

Program Leaders (PLs) will be responsible for assisting with the development of campus programming which may include, marketing, outreach, implementation, and assessment. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate
    • Weekly Late Night @ the U events
    • Large scale programming: Family and Friends, Winter Carnival, Dirigo Leadership Conference, etc.
  • Brainstorm unique program opportunities with Student Coordinators 
  • Staff Center for Student Involvement to answer questions related to Campus Activities, Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, Leadership Development, and Student Organizations
  • Maintain inventory of program supplies for events
  • Manage the Center for Student Involvement Rentals, including organization of equipment and check out/in processes
  • Other projects as needed

eSports: Gaming Assistants

This position requires the student employee to maintain safe and effective operations of University of Maine’s eSports arena in the Memorial Union and provide support to eSports activities across the campus.  The student employee will participate in daily arena opening, operations and closing procedures, guide students on the proper use of arena facilities and technology, enforce eSports and gaming community standards and conduct. Additionally, the student assistant may provide basic support of PC and console gaming technology including, but not limited to managing computer cabling, basic troubleshooting of gaming consoles and escalating advanced problems to Assistant Directors.

Daily duties include:

  • Front desk receptionist duties greeting fellow student gamers
  • Maintenance of eSports arena including start up and shut down procedures
  • Basic PC and console troubleshooting
  • Advertisement and introduction of the new arena to University students
  • Other special projects as needed

Facilities and Hours

Center for Student Involvement

5748 Memorial Union, Room 145
8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday-Friday