Due to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Dean of Students Office has transitioned to remote services to ensure continuity of services and to provide ongoing support for all CSUSM students and the campus community.
Ways to Virtually Connect with Us
We appreciate your understanding during this unprecendented time.
Resources for support during Coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis (updated 9/21/2020)
CSUSM cares about our students' success. We believe students should have information, resources and support needed to ensure their personal and academic success.
Cougar Care Network (CCN) provides information, connection to resources, advocacy and support for students dealing with personal, academic, financial or other challenges which may adversely affect their academic success and/or collegiate experience.
To learn more about CCN, check out our "How to" quick vids!
What is Cougar Care Network?
When should I refer a student to Cougar Care Network?
How do I refer a student to Cougar Care Network?
What happens when I refer a student to Cougar Care Network?
Students can self refer by dropping in to the Dean of Students Office Virtual Front Desk or by contacting Cougar Care Network at (760) 750-7627 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members of the campus community (faculty and staff ) are encouraged to refer students
early for support and resources. All referrals are received and reviewed by a Cougar
Care Network team member who will then connect students to the appropriate department
Most students will receive support from one of the following areas: