Community Engagement

Student Engagement and Leadership Development's Community Engagement branch is designed to enhance CSUMB's already pertinent culture of social responsibility. This includes co-curricular service, civic engagement, volunteering, and philanthropy.

There are plenty of ways to give back during this challenging time. Check out MyRaft for volunteer opportunities and email Community Engagement if you have any ideas you want to share with us!

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We are committed to supporting and enhancing an already pertinent culture of service at CSUMB through service, students make a difference in the community, enhance their personal and social awareness, gain new learning perspectives, meet new people, and develop transferable skills. We strive to encourage every student to "be a catalyst for social change."

California Registration Information

Official Voter Information Guide from Secretary of State of the State of California, Alex Padilla

Free and fair elections are the foundation of American democracy. Throughout our nation’s history, we have held elections during times of peace and times of war, during good economic times and during recessions, and even prior pandemics.

  • Every registered voter will receive a vote-by-mail ballot.
  • Every registered voter can sign up to receive vote-by-mail ballot tracking by text (SMS), email, or voice call.
  • Extra sanitation methods and social distancing measures will be in place at all voting locations.

In 2020, California elections officials are rising to meet the challenge of COVID-19.

Due to COVID-19, there may be fewer in-person voting locations in your county than normal. You can help your community by voting early this year, either by mail or in person. Smaller crowds and shorter lines on Election Day will help elections officials maintain healthier voting locations and allow poll workers to better serve voters who need assistance — including our neighbors with disabilities, those who need assistance in another language, or those who need a replacement ballot.

You can visit for more helpful information and tools for this year’s election.

If you have any questions about voter registration or casting your ballot this fall, you can contact the Secretary of State’s office by calling toll-free (800) 345-VOTE (8683).

Contact Contact Us

Phone: (831) 582-4643

Email: Send an email

Building: Community Engagement, Otter Student Union 100 Campus Center Seaside, CA 93955

Office Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.