Office of Communications

The Office of University Communications is the official source of news and information at California State University San Marcos. CSUSM is a vibrant community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni and the Office of Communications seeks to capture and promote that vitality.

The Office oversees five distinct areas:

  • Campus Website
    The CSUSM website is the University's electronic face to the world. The department oversees image, content and observance of website guidelines.
  • Publications
    Steps magazine tells the story of CSUSM, emphasizing programs, faculty scholars, students' accomplishments, and the positive impact of CSUSM on the community. Additional publications are developed and produced for specific purposes, including Cougar Stats, an abbreviated reference guide to the University.
  • Media Relations
    The department serves as the liaison between the University and the news media by communicating newsworthy items to local, state and national news outlets of television, radio, print and online media.
  • Internal Communications
    The Office of Communications provides effective tools and strategies to communicate with CSUSM's faculty, staff, and students.
  • Branding/Marketing
    CSUSM actively seeks to establish a consistency of style and image that supports the University's growing reputation. The University's Institutional Identity Standards are regularly reviewed and updated to include graphic standards, website guidelines, and lexicon.

Communications is available to respond to any media inquiries, and we encourage you to call if you have questions regarding the University, faculty, students, or departments. The office can put you in contact with a variety of experts in numerous specialties. Additionally, if you have questions about internal communications or any other area of Communications, please do not hesitate to contact us.