The Locatelli Student Activity Center is named after the late Fr. Paul L. Locatelli, S.J., former president of Santa Clara University. On the 1st floor of the building is a multi-purpose space called the Gathering Hall which is for large-scale student events like banquets, dances, concerts, performances, cultural shows, exhibits, fairs, and conferences. And the 2nd floor has offices for the Center for Student Leadership (CSL), Office for Multicultural Learning (OML), and 3 chartered student organizations (CSOs).
The Locatelli Student Activity Center is managed by the Benson Memorial Center.