The term “chalking” refers to using chalk on sidewalks only for messages. These messages often concern student elections, student group meetings, Greek recruitment, political and social commentary, event advertising, etc.
These are guidelines for dances, concerts and other large scale events sponsored by student organizations or student governing groups such as Associated Students, Otter Student Union, Inter Club Council, Sports Club Council and the Multicultural Greek Council.
Article 2. Student Conduct Standards for Student Conduct
Standards for Student Conduct
(a) Campus Community Values
The University is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy living and learning environment for students, faculty, and staff. Each member of the campus community should choose behaviors that contribute toward this end. Students are expected to be good citizens and to engage in responsible behaviors that reflect well upon their university, to be civil to one another and to others in the campus community, and contribute positively to student and university life.
(b) Grounds for Student Discipline
Student behavior that is not consistent with the Student Conduct Code is addressed through an educational process and Title V of the California Code of Regulations.
Executive Order 1097 - Systemwide Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Against Students and Systemwide Procedure for Handling Discrimination, Harassment and retaliation Complaints by Students
Executive Order 1068 - Systemwide policies, procedures and guidelines for student organizations and activities. Per this executive order, individual campuses may enforce additional requirements beyond those listed. For CSUMB those include:
-At least 8 active members listed in Community
-Officers' completion of online training (to be sent by SA&LD)
-Officers' attendance at face-to-face training (dates announced by SA&LD at the beginning of each semester)
Student organizations are encouraged to plan and implement high quality events and involvement opportunities for a wide array of audiences including students, staff, faculty, and guests to the university. An “outside guest” for a student organization is defined as a person attending an organization’s functions (meetings, events, etc.) on or off campus who is not a current CSUMB student, staff, or faculty. This expectation applies to guests of all CSUMB student organizations: student organizations are responsible for informing their guest(s) of University policies and procedures. Individual members of organizations will be held accountable for the behavior of their guest(s).
CSUMB is required to meet the regulations set forth in the California Health and Safety Code, Part 7 which governs the sale and/or service of food to the public. All food sales on campus must be conducted per this Code and the following requirements:
Freedom of speech is a fundamental right for all people. CSUMB encourages a student’s freedom to express their opinions; to hear, express and debate various views; to lawful assembly; and to voice criticism no matter how unpopular.
Student organizations often wish to engage in fundraising initiatives. This set of guidelines sets out the standards and processes by which student organizations must fundraise.
Hazing in CSUMB student clubs and organization is not prohibited. Review CSUMB's definition hazing for more information.
When classes are in session: Monday-Thursday 7AM - Midnight Friday 7AM-10PM Saturday 10AM-10PM Sunday 12PM - 10PM When classes are not in session: Monday - Friday 7AM-5PM
Open Monday-Friday from 8AM-9PM during the academic year. Use of the space outside of the regular hours of operation will be subject to additional charges.
Available until 10PM, all students must be out of the building before 10PM, no exceptions. Examples of academic space are:
- Chapman Science Academic Center
- Dance Studio
- Heron Hall
- Meeting House
- Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library
Please note: Not all spaces in university buildings are available to be reserved.
These are basic techniques and guidelines to help you publicize your club events.
An opportunity drawing gives all participants the chance to win a prize. There is no fee required to participate in the drawing. This type of drawing is permitted for student organizations to give away prizes in a fair and legal manner.
Gambling is not permitted on University property nor in any campus buildings, residence halls, or at any University functions. Lotteries may not be conducted by CSUMB organizations and the sale of tickets for a lottery is forbidden on Campus according to state law.
CSUMB, as a public state organization, is prohibited from participating or intervening in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.
Given the representative, fiduciary, legal, and other long-range policy-making responsibilities
and influence of student office holders, it is the policy of the California State University (CSU)
that student office holders and systemwide committee appointments have an obligation to
demonstrate academic involvement, achievement, and progress.
If an officer is deemed to be ineligible, they will be individually notified by their council advisor via email. This email will include the following:
-The reason for the officer's ineligibility.
-Information regarding the appeals process described in the policy linked above.
-A deadline to submit a letter of appeal five business days from the date of the email notification.
If an officer becomes aware of their own eligibility before being notified by their council advisor, it is recommended that they step down or begin the appeal process on their own volition. If there are questions about how to do this, they can contact their council advisor.
Based on their actions, student organization standings provide them with differing rights, responsibilities, and privileges. This document reviews the possible standings for student organizations.
Both on-campus and off-campus requests for space, events, meetings, fundraisers, travel, etc. must be submitted via Community in accordance with the following timelines:
- Tabling: Minimum 1 week in advance
- Meeting: Minimum 2 weeks in advance
- Event: Minimum 4 weeks in advance
- Travel: Minimum 6 weeks in advance
Failure to abide by these timelines will result in your request being rejected. If you have specific questions about these timelines/processes, please contact your council advisor:
- Inter Club Council: Dan Burfeind (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- United Sorority and Fraternity Council: Laken Moreno (email@example.com)
- Sports Club Council: Tim Collins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Note: All requests must be submitted through MyRaft. Any student organization request submitted into 25Live will be rejected.
New Policy: Any student organization non-academic related event are not permitted after the Friday before Finals Week. This is to ensure academic success.
This document defines unauthorized activities and/or expenses, outlines procedure, and identifies potential sanctions.