The Academic Senate acts as the representative body within the faculty through which the responsibilities of the faculty are exercised.

The Academic Senate formulates, evaluates, and recommends to the President of the University policies and procedures which pertain to the development, maintenance, and improvement of the University program in academic matters. 

The Constitution & Bylaws of the University Faculty and the Academic Senate establish the basis upon which the Academic Senate participates in the governance of CSUSM.

Important Dates

EC Retreat August 20

Convocation August 21

New Senator Orientation August 26
First EC Meeting August 27
First Senate Meeting September 3