Safety & Conduct
Campus safety is a high priority. Our Student Affairs staff and campus police work closely with the community to ensure a safe and secure campus.
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The University Police Department supports the overall mission of the university by providing the highest level of safety services possible. Officers are on-duty 24 hours, available at any time to respond to reports of criminal activity, suspicious circumstances, traffic collisions, safety hazards, and medical and fire emergencies. Please take the time to say hello to individual officers as they go about making our campus a safe and secure learning environment
The Dean of Students office promotes an inclusive campus community and serves as a resource for students and their families. Dr. Erickson works closely with the other deans and faculty on the campus to provide support, information, and referrals, and to facilitate resolution to student issues and problems.
The California State University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, or sexual orientation in its education programs or activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, or sexual orientation in employment, as well as all education programs and activities operated by the University (both on and off campus), and protect all people regardless of their gender or gender identity from sex discrimination, which includes sexual harassment and sexual violence.
The University has designated a Title IX Coordinator to monitor and oversee overall compliance with laws and policies related to nondiscrimination based on sex. The campus Title IX Coordinator is available to explain and discuss: Your right to file a criminal complaint (in cases of Sexual Violence); the University’s relevant complaint process, and your right to receive assistance with that process, including the investigation process; how confidentiality is handled; available resources, both on and off campus; and other related matters.
The Campus Advocate is a confidential sexual assault advocate from Monterey County Rape Crisis Center serving the CSUMB community both on- and off-campus.
The Office of Judicial Affairs & Community Standards at CSUMB is responsible for enforcing student conduct policies and addressing student behavioral issues, utilizing methods that are consistent with the University's goal of providing student's with learning experiences. The mission is to assist the university in achieving its vision of a model, pluralistic, academic community in an atmosphere of mutual respect. This is accomplished through modeling, mentoring, counseling, and use of progressive discipline for students when necessary for building character, integrity, responsibility, values and ethics.
The Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) serves as the centralized campus team for discussion and coordinated action regarding reports of disruptive, problematic or concerning behavior or misconduct from co-workers, students, community members, friends, colleagues, etc.