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Alliance Annual Events

Middle and High School Counselor Forum

 Where counselors come together from middle and high school to focus on meeting the needs of the whole student - academic, cognitive, social, and emotional. Handouts and presentations provided at forum.

Student and Family Welcome Reception

A celebratory reception recognizing Alliance students from our partnership school districts who are entering CSUSM in the Fall as freshmen. Students and families are welcomed by the Vice President of Community Engagement, the Director of The Alliance, and leadership personnel from the Office of Admissions & Recruitment.  Students will have an opportunity to participate in a scavenger hunt collecting valuable information that will help them during their college career.  And a possible guest appearance from CSUSM's mascot - CRASH!

  • May 22, 2018
  • 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • University Student Union - Ballroom
  • Registration opens:  April 1, 2018
  • Registration closes: May 14, 2018 


Major/Minor Fair 

Open to all 10 Alliance partner school districts. Each district may bring 25 high school juniors and/or seniors.  A presentation is held to prepare the students about what to expect at the fair and how to interact during the fair.  A pizza lunch is provided.  Students meet with department representatives and academic advisors regarding the available majors and minors at CSUSM

  • November 2018 - tbd
  • 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • The McMahan House for presentation and lunch
  • Major/Minor Fair held at the USU Ballroom
  • Contact Kathleen Corona, to reserve your space.  
  • Deadline to register:  Friday, September 28, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.