The Yale College Dean’s Office (YCDO) is the administrative center of Yale College. Offices in Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall (SSS) house the dean, the associate and assistant deans, and their managerial and clerical staffs. The YCDO is charged by the corporation to administer the undergraduate academic course of study and a variety of special educational programs such as Directed Studies, the Writing Center, Perspectives on Science, the Special Divisional Majors, the Academic Mentorship Program, Yale College Tutoring, and the Mathematics and Science Tutoring Program. The office is responsible for determining policies concerning student life, discipline, and extracurricular activities. It is also in charge of registering and overseeing all undergraduate organizations, and supervising the four cultural centers. The Dean’s Office supervises the deans of the twelve colleges and works in close collaboration with college masters. Finally, the Executive Committee is administered from within the Dean’s Office.