Otter Student Union

Hybrid Programming

WELCOME BACK, OTTERS! We have a lot planned for you this semester! Be sure to follow us on social media @osu_csumb and on MyRaft to learn more!

In the meantime, make sure to utilize our resource list! Check out our list here! We have virtual museum tours, National Park tours, Broadway shows, etc! We update this as we find more resources. Have a resource to add? Email us at admin@otterstudentunion.org

We also encourage CSUMB students to make use of You@CSUMB, an amazing program offered by Health & Wellness Services. Never used it before? Take a brief run through the orientation and get started today!

 

OSU Programs 

 

Artwork highlighting the Get Ready With Me: Drag Queen Edition event, includes a large photo of professional drag queen Tori Tia

Get Ready With Me: Drag Queen Edition

Let's get ready for Werk Witch by getting ready with Tori Tia!

October 7, 2022 5:30pm — 7:00pm
The Rookery
Available in-person spots: 50

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Artwork highlighting the annual signature event, Werk Witch Drag Show, put on by OSU and OC3

Werk Witch Drag Show

Celebrate the beautiful hxstory of drag culture with our Werk Witch Drag show. Werk Witch is an intersectional drag show that encourages drag queens, kings, and non-binary performers to let their brilliance and diva shine bright like a diamond. 

In-person registration opens Friday, October 7th at 5pm. For those that are unable to participate in-person, a livestream of the event will be available and registration is currently open. This is an 18+ show and as such, participant/viewer discretion is advised. 

October 15, 2022 7:00pm — 9:30pm
OSU Ballroom
Available in-person spots: 300

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Register for the livestream

 

My Culture Is Not Your Costume

Check out our photo booth and join us in the participation of this national campaign against cultural appropriation.

October 17 — 21, 2022
OSU Front Desk

 

¡Echale Ganas! Using your Cultural Capital to Fuel Your Lifework WOKESHOP

What are the gifts and talents that we cultivate and build through lived experiences, our cultures, and ancestors? This WOKESHOP provides a space to tap into and elevate these skills, experiences and gifts as well as provides tools and strategies for exploring and living in your purpose. Whether you are preparing for an interview, applying to grad school, or getting ready for the next opportunity you'll walk away empowered and equipped to discuss who you are and why you're the bomb dot com.

October 19, 2022
2:00pm — 3:00pm
Held via Zoom

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Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Celebrate Diwali with food, art, and crafts. Wear traditional or colorful clothing and come observe the Festival of Lights. 

October 23, 2022
5:00pm — 8:00pm
OSU Inter-Garrison Plaza

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Social Justice Dialogues text above a vector crowd of people

Social Justice Dialogues: Womxn's & Queer Rights

The Social Justice Dialogues is a key program that fosters intergenerational and intersectional approaches to dialogue by centering a “leave your title at the door” approach”.  This program is in collaboration with various departments at CSUMB, in order to nurture intentional cross-community conversations among faculty, staff, students, and community members. 

October 26, 2022
12:00pm — 1:30pm

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Student Safe Zone Training

The purpose of CSUMB Safe Zone is to help build an inclusive and equitable campus community where all members of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions are welcomed, valued, and affirmed. Through an educational training and on-going learning opportunities, this program encourages participants to identify themselves as visible supporters of LGBTQ+ communities at Cal State Monterey Bay.

Part 1
October 27, 2022 2:00pm — 5:00pm
OC3, Room 301 in the OSU

Part 2
November 3, 2022 2:00pm — 5:00pm
OC3, Room 301 in the OSU