The Conselho de Cultura e Extensão Universitária (CoCEx) responsibility is to set guidelines that guide the action of the University in the field of culture and university extension, following the general rules set by the University Council, as well as ensure, through permanent assessments, the quality of work and to adjust the means to suit the purpose of each activity performed.
The CoCEx has its composition defined in the Estatuto da Universidade de São Paulo and some of its members are the presidents of the Comissões de Cultura e Extensão Universitária das Unidades de ensino e pesquisa (Committee of Culture and University Extension of teaching and research units) and the directors of the Museums and Specialized Institutes, under the presidency of the Pro-Rector of Culture and University Extension.
Considering that the university extension is a process that articulates teaching and research and that the relationship between education, research and university extension enriches the educational process, favoring the socialization of academic knowledge, in June 2002, through Resolution 4940, the University Council approved the Regimento de Cultura e Extensão Universitária da USP (Culture and University Extension Regiment of USP) which was updated in July 2011 by Resolution 5940, in which the following specific skills were defined to CoCEx: to supervise the operation of cultural activities and university extension; to deliver complementary rules to the Regimento de Cultura e Extensão Universitária; to deliberate on the proposals of its chambers and committees; to decide on the general guidelines for the use of the PRCEU’s budget allocation, as well as other resources; to give opinions about the creation, transformation and dissolution of bodies and services in the area of culture and university extension; to analyze the university extension and cultural activities, signaling the fields that should be given priority for the granting of aid; to approve the creation, extension and deactivation of the Núcleos de Apoio à Cultura e Extensão Universitária (Support Centers of Culture and University Extension), as well as conduct its evaluation; to deliberate on matters submitted by the Rector, by the Univerwsity Councilor by the Pro-Rector of Culture and University Extension.
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Translated by: Lara Yoshime Shizuko Fukushima