The Civility Campaign

What is the Civility campaign?

The Civility Campaign defines civility to reflect the community values of CSUSM. The university strives to be a community demonstrating respect for oneself and for others, treatment of others with dignity, and behaviors which promote a physically and psychologically safe, secure and supportive climate enabling all community members to engage as full and active participants where the free flow of ideas is encouraged and affirmed.

Cal State San Marcos Civility Definition

"Conducting oneself with care, respect, and empathy while acknowledging the culture and humanity of others."

What is the Civility pledge?

The Civility pledge is a promise to oneself, CSUSM and the surrounding community. The words of our pledge are found below:

As a member of the CSUSM community
I will conduct myself with care, respect, and empathy
while acknowledging the culture and humanity of others.


Civility and CSUSM Community Values

  • CSUSM strives to be a community demonstrating respect, for oneself, and for others
  • Treatment of others with dignity, and behaviors which promote a physically and psychologically safe, secure, and supportive climate
  • Enabling all community members to engage as full and active participants where the free flow of ideas is encouraged and affirmed
Still have questions? Feel free to call us at 760-750-4970 or send us an email at civility@csusm.edu .

Contact the Civility Campaign

Student Life and Leadership
California State University San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA 92096

Office Location: USU 3600
Telephone: 760-750-4970
Email: Civility@csusm.edu

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