Otter Student Union

Mission, Vision, and Values


The Otter Student Union is the heartbeat of campus and a bridge to surrounding communities, providing spaces, opportunities, and advocacy that cultivate belonging reflective of CSUMB’s founding vision.


The Otter Student Union creates thriving student-centered spaces that support empowerment, authenticity, and Otter pride to cultivate socially conscious agents of change with sustainable connections between students, faculty, staff, alumni, and surrounding communities.


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Fostering Communities

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Valuing Voices

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Cultivating Social Justice

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Rooted in Care