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About Us

Craven HallThe Office of Recruitment & Outreach (R & O) is home to the Tukwut Welcome Center, the Campus Tours Program, the TRIO Pre-College Programs, and School Relations Coordination. The office is also responsible for all university recruitment and outreach management. Some of the services we offer include attending high school and community college fairs; conduct classroom visits, present at College Nights and offer insight into the CSU San Marcos Admission process and academic requirements needed.

The Office of Recruitment & Outreach is located in Craven Hall and is open Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


The mission of the office of Recruitment & Outreach is to increase the visibility of California State University San Marcos within the community, while attracting an academically talented and culturally diverse student body.


Create innovative pathways to support college access and graduation through increased communication, engagement and by offering comprehensive educational services.


  • Inclusive excellence
  • Creativity and innovative change
  • Inspirational transformation
  • Cooperative works and responsibility
  • Enhanced customer service

Contact Us

Office of Recruitment & Outreach

Telephone: (760) 750-4870
Fax: (760) 750-3089

Campus Tour Program:

Telephone: (760) 750-4830

TRIO Pre-College Programs

Telephone: (760) 750-4887
Fax: (760) 750-3089