Craven Hall was the first building at Cal State San Marcos that was programmed to house all of the administrative functions for the entire campus.  At the beginning of the campus' history this building also housed the Library, College of Business Administration, Student Services and the College of Arts & Sciences.

In 2007 three floors of this building were renovated after Kellogg Library and Markstein Hall were occupied.  As part of this renovation, Cougar Central was established which centralized all student services into one location.  This one-stop shop makes it easier for students to visit Financial Aid and Scholarships, Enrollment Management Services, Cashier's Office and the Veteran Center in one visit.

This building now houses the following units on campus:

  • Division Offices; Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Community Engagement, University Advancement, Finance and Administrative Services
  • Cougar Central
  • College of Science and Math
  • Community Service Learning
  • Business and Financial Services
  • Risk Management
  • Disabled Student Services
  • Testing Center
  • Career Center
  • Undergraduate Advising Services
  • Human Resources and Equal Opportunity
  • Student Life and Leadership
  • Student Support Services / Educational Opportunity Program
  • Outreach and Recruitment

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December 1992