Associated Students, Inc. is organized and operated solely for the benefit of California State University, Stanislaus. This corporation is organized as a student body organization under Section 89300, et seq. of the California Education Code, exclusively for educational and charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as amended and for the following purposes:
(a) To operate exclusively for public and charitable purposes within the meaning of the California Revenue and Taxation Code Section 23701d (or corresponding provisions of any future California Revenue Law).
(b) Subject to the direction and approval of the University President or designee, to develop, manage and oversee campus programs at California State University, Stanislaus, for the benefit of students, faculty, staff, and alumni in order to promote and assist the educational program of the University operating as an integrated part of the overall University campus program, and to apply the funds and properties coming into its control toward furthering the educational mission of the University.
(c) To provide student leadership, self-governance, and civic and cultural development opportunities as the Board of Directors and members of this corporation may find or consider to be suited to the primary purpose of advancing the welfare of California State University, Stanislaus, and for promoting the common educational interests of California State University, Stanislaus students, as approved by the University President or a designee.
(d) To do or refrain from doing any lawful act or thing which at anytime may be authorized by the Board of Directors or members of this corporation, so long as the doing or refraining from doing the lawful act will advance the welfare of California State University, Stanislaus, and promote the common educational interests of California State University, Stanislaus students.
(e) To provide service and support to the students of California State University, Stanislaus.
CSU Operation Agreement