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Student login for Handshake


As a current student, you automatically have an account!  Just use your Cougar username and Password to login to Handshake.

Students have this service for 3 MONTHS after they graduate.  If it is past your 3 months, please refer to ALUMNI instructions.

Handshake highlights for students!

Alumni login for Handshake


Please sign up with the Alumni Association to continue using Career Center services including Handshake.  Then be on the lookout for an activation email!



Employer login for Handshke


Want to post jobs with your company and  connect with CSUSM students and Alumni? 

Instructions on creating an account as an employer

Handshake highlights for employers! 

Faculty and staff login for Handshake


Faculty & Staff, are you looking to post an ON-CAMPUS job? Instructions for on-campus job postings.

Are you looking to view current job posting in Handshake?  Fill out this form to request access. *PLEASE NOTE: If you do not possess a email domain you will not be granted access.*



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