Student Development & Support

Campus programs, people, and resources dedicated to supporting our students so they can better support themselves, their family and friends, and our communities.

Faculty can better support the academic and personal success of their students by becoming familiar with CSUMB'S many student support programs.

Academic Advising

Supports students with creating educational plans; identifying transfer courses from community colleges; choosing classes; understanding the prerequisites for majors; matching a majors to careers; and selecting appropriate courses depending on ELM/EPT scores; prior academic success, and/or class standing; and declaring & updating majors.

Accessibility ~ courses

CAT assistance for making course materials accessible to students with disabilities.

Accessibility ~ transportation

Accessibility information for on-campus parking, off-campus transportation, and on-campus & local transportation.

Associated Students (student government)

Empowers and represents students in all areas of concern by upholding our university’s commitment to its Vision Statement, while sustaining an active role in the decisions, actions, and affairs of our university through advocacy and equitable governance.

Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT)

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.

Upon receipt, the Team reviews the report, assesses the threat and determines the best referrals for support, intervention, warning/notification and response.

Campus Health Center

Provides urgent, primary, and ancillary care, and referral services to students, faculty, staff, their dependents, and guests of the CSUMB community.

Career Development

Prepares students to make informed decisions about their futures by providing resources, programs and counseling on career development, internships, employment and graduate school.

Care Team

Meets weekly to identify potential students in crisis and concerns within the university community that may impact student well-being in order to generate awareness and plan collaborative responses.

Chaplaincy & Spiritual Support

Provides service through spiritual support to students, faculty and staff of CSUMB.

Child Care Center

Provides quality, licensed, affordable childcare to the campus community.

Cooperative Learning Center

Provides high-quality learning assistance in computer technology, math, science, writing, languages and study strategies aimed at meeting a variety of learning needs at all ability levels.

Emotionally Distressed Students: How to Help

Resources for helping faculty identify and respond productively and effectively to students exhibited mild to severe distressed or disruptive behavior in our outside the classroom.

Inclusive Excellence Office

Advances excellence at CSUMB through inclusion and equity.

Judicial Affairs / Student conduct

Enforces student conduct policies and addressing student behavioral issues, utilizing methods that are consistent with the University's goal of providing students with learning experiences.

Otter Cross Cultural Center

Provides CSUMB with resources, a safe space, and opportunities to engage in diversity, cross-culturalism, and social justice!

Personal Growth & Counseling Center

Supports the academic, personal, social, spiritual, and physical development of the whole person.

P.O.W.E.R. Peer education (promoting otter wellness through education and resources)

Provides primary prevention education and health promotion to foster academic success and well being.

Sexual Discrimination, Harassment, and Assault (Title IX)

Protects all people regardless of their gender or gender identity from sex discrimination, which includes sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Student Activities & Leadership Development

Promotes student development through co-curricular programming, community involvement, leadership opportunities, and student advocacy.

Student Disability Resources

Promotes the empowerment, wellness, and full integration of students with disabilities into campus life and the campus community.

Student Housing & Residential Life

Offers students a unique opportunity to make connections within the university community.

Student Success Center

Promotes the academic, personal, and social success of all students.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center

Trains, supports, and engages students in undergraduate research.

Veteran Student Services

Provides a seamless transition to higher education on our campus. We provide VA Educational Benefits Certification as well as admissions information and academic counseling assistance to help veteran students achieve their higher educational goals.