Student Awards

Every year we celebrate the accomplishments of our students and their outstanding achievements. We encourage staff and faculty to acknowledge and celebrate student success by nominating individuals for the awards listed below.

All nominees must be graduating with a degree award date of Fall 2017, Spring 2018, or Summer 2018. Application materials must be submitted to Hayley Azevedo, hazevedo@csumb.edu, by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, 2018.

President's Award for Exemplary Student Achievement

The President’s Award for Exemplary Student Achievement is granted to a student who has best demonstrated the values and commitments of CSUMB and achieved all of the following:

  • Is a well-rounded student who has made notable contribution to a particular area of university life through depth of involvement and service as a student leader;
  • has participated actively as a positive agent of innovation and action, with demonstrated service to the campus community;
  • has achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5 (includes transfer credits), not including Spring 2018 grades;
  • is in good standing and not on probation of any kind;
  • and is an undergraduate with a degree award date of Fall 2017, Spring 2018, or Summer 2018

Provost’s Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement

The Provost’s Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement is awarded to a student who:

  • has demonstrated exemplary achievement in his/her major; stands out personally and academically;
  • contributes to the learning community of CSUMB;
  • has achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5 (includes transfer credits), not including Spring 2018 grades;
  • is in good standing and not on probation of any kind;
  • and is an undergraduate with a degree award date of Fall 2017, Spring 2018, or Summer 2018

Outstanding Senior Award for Social Justice

The Outstanding Senior Award for Social Justice is awarded to a student who:

  • coordinated or participated in a project with the objective of promoting equity or social justice and/or generated awareness;
  • participated actively as a positive agent of change;
  • provided a service that benefited and/or improved the quality of life in local or other communities,
  • is in good standing and not on probation of any kind;
  • and is an undergraduate with a degree award date of Fall 2017, Spring 2018, or Summer 2018.

Alumni Vision Award

The Alumni Vision Award is given in recognition to the graduating student (graduate or undergraduate) who best exemplifies the Vision of CSU Monterey Bay of preparing leaders for a collaborative, multicultural society.

The Alumni Vision Award is awarded to a student who:

  • manifests the beliefs and tenets of the Vision statement through personal example, voice, and initiative;
  • is a powerful spokesperson whose words touch and move others in promoting the Vision;
  • has provided leadership in a project or activity that extended the Vision into the lives of others, especially in the areas of bridging social/economic divides, empowering education, celebrating diversity, and promoting understanding and respect for other cultures and global awareness;
  • is in good standing and not on probation of any kind;
  • and is an undergraduate or graduate with a degree award date of Fall 2016, Spring 2017, or Summer 2017.