Student Activities & Leadership Development

Student Activities & Leadership Development (SA&LD) serves as a catalyst in the development of a dynamic and diverse university community that facilitates intentional student engagement opportunities locally, regionally and nationally.

Associated Students (AS)

Associated Students is CSUMB's student-run government that strives to make every voice heard!

Catalyst Center

The Catalyst Center is a resource center for students participating in realms of co-curricular service, including; community engagement, civic engagement, volunteering, and philanthropy.

We are committed to supporting and enhancing an already pertinent culture of service at CSUMB by providing resources to students participating in co-curricular service. The purpose of the Catalyst Center is to foster student service to contribute to the quality of life of the community. 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. The Catalyst Center strives to encourage every student to "BE A CATALYST FOR SOCIAL CHANGE".

Greek Life

The purpose and pride of the Multicultural Greek Council at CSUMB shall be to: uphold the values of the University's Vision Statement, promote culture, community service, and enhance leadership and academics; to create and maintain a high standard of life for Greek Letter Organizations. Multicultural Greek Council meetings are every other Wednesday starting September 1, 2010 at 8pm in the Student Center.

New Student Otter Orientation

Orientation provides new students an opportunity to receive advising, register for classes, learn about campus and community involvement, and answer any questions you may have about the University.

Otter Cross Cultural Center (OC3)

The Otter Cross Cultural Center (OC3) is committed to advancing the University vision of diversity, cross-culturalism, and social justice. Our purpose is to promote a learning community of cross-cultural engagement, understanding, and exchange through education, collaboration, dialogue, and action!

Otter Student Union (OSU)

The Otter Student Union, or OSU, is a student run organization dedicated to serving the campus community by hosting a diverse set of events open to all CSUMB students. OSU maintains and operates the Black Box Cabaret as its primary venue for campus events. For additional information about the Otter Student Union explore the additional pages provided.

Student Clubs and Organizations

Student organizations offer an excellent way to meet others, develop leadership skills, deepen specific interests and concerns, and become part of the experiences that lay the foundation of our university and help fulfill its Vision. By becoming involved, your time at CSUMB will become more meaningful, productive, and enjoyable, and you will enhance your learning outside of the classroom.

Open to all members of the CSUMB community including staff and faculty, student organizations enrich our campus life through events, programs, activities, projects, and service. They fall into several categories including academic, community service, cultural, political/social action, recreations, religious, and sports. In short, CSUMB organizations are diverse and very active, so our campus offers countless ways to be involved!

Student Recreation

Student Recreation serves as an integral partner in the Otter Experience by providing programs and services that promote wellness, foster community, and empower student success. Student Recreations is committed to enriching the lives of the CSUMB community, enhancing scholarly activity, and complimenting the academic experience through high quality co-curricular programs and services. Student Recreation encompasses Intramural Sports, Outdoor Recreation, Otter Cycle Center, and Sports Clubs.