*Update: The Center for ACE Scholars is open and staff are available for in-person and virtual meetings. See the Contact ACE page for Center hours and staff contacts. Additional information including policies when coming to campus and resources can be found on CSUSM as One. To report a case or potential exposure to COVID-19, see Reporting a Positive Case.
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