Creating positive community impact through meaningful partnerships
We are committed to building a stronger and more vibrant region by connecting the University to surrounding communities in mutually beneficial ways. As a Carnegie Foundation designated community engaged university, CSUSM reaches out to all communities it serves to help address the region's most critical issues.
Providing access to higher education for historically under-represented students.
The Alliance accelerates excellence in education with partners in ten school districts to increase college and career readiness.
Built on the land of the Luiseno Indians, CSUSM partners with 25 tribal communities to support American Indian students as they work towards obtaining a college degree.
Providing high-impact educational opportunities for students in our communities.
Programs and experiences that develop student knowledge and skills needed for an active and engaged civic life.
Connecting students to community to gain valuable work experience and engage in career exploration.
Connecting students to regional partners to deepen understanding of course content and meet community needs.
Bringing together business, government, and community to serve as a catalyst for meaningful change.
A central point of contact between the campus and elected officials and their staff for the purposes of information sharing, effective partnering and mutual benefits.
A 10-month program for established leaders designed to increase awareness of regional issues and highlight opportunities for collaboration.
Fostering collaboration between faculty and community partners to engage in mutually beneficial research.