Jim Hoppa

More than 100 professional staff and over 500 student employees keep our faciilties operating efficiently and effectively, breathe life into our activities and programs, and contribute to our collective mission to provide tthe best possible student life experience for UNC Charlotte's students and the campus community.

Today, our Popp Martin Student Union — opened in 2009 and funded by student fees — averages an impressive 8,020 visitors per weekday during academic sessions. Our campus tenants in Cone University Center establish this venerable institution as a home of student advocacy and support, and the Student Activity Center & Venue Management continues to draw major audiences to diverse events including athletics, entertainment, and graduation ceremonies. Student Activities engages students as both participants and leaders through a wide variety of involvement and learning opportunities. Recreational Services draws thousands daily into some form of indoor or outdoor physical activity through fitness programs, intramurals, sports clubs, and special events.

We invite you to learn more about our departments online, visit us in person on campus, and give us your feedback on how together we can help make positive contributions to the greater campus community.


Jim Hoppa

Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Student Union, Activities & Recreation