Traditions

Get Involved!

One tradition that no one should pass up is getting involved on campus! Being a student is more than just the classroom, develop and hone your interests by seeking out the many opportunities available to you. Don’t see something for you? Try starting a new club!

Top 6 Ways to Showcase Your Otter Spirit!

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Wear CSUMB Colors on Monday

Show your MB school spirit by wearing CSUMB gear or colors every Monday!

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Explore RAFT Week

RAFT Week is our annual homecoming here at CSUMB! Every year we come together, as otters do, to form a raft as a campus community including students, staff, faculty, alumni, and family. Come join the RAFT and be part of a campus tradition!

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Do the Common Read

The annual tradition of the Common Read Experience is an opportunity for all first-year students to read the same book over the summer before they start classes at CSUMB. Many faculty, staff and student leaders who interact with the incoming first-year students also read the book.

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Attend Welcome Events

Otter Days and Welcome Back Week are a series of events for all new and returning students. Not only are the events fun, but you'll learn a lot about the school, make new friends and help you have a successful school year. Each series has an event for everyone a part of the campus community including students, staff, faculty, alumni, and family.