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Family Webinar Series

Looking for guidance and information on how to best support your student during their transition to CSUSM? Attend our Family Webinar Series! In these webinars, CSUSM faculty, staff, and students will guide you in coaching your student success and help you learn all about CSUSM. 

Schedule for the 2023 -2024 Academic Year 

See below for our full semester schedule. Most meetings will be held between 7-8pm on Zoom. Please be advised the the topics are tentative and may shift to a later date.

Schedule
Date Topic Description
August 8th, Tuesday
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Family Move-in Meetings
 

This meeting will be an opportunity to connect with campus partners to hear about the move-in process and understand policies/procedures of living on campus.  Additionally, this session aims to provide support for families transitioning students to independent living.  Sessions are intended for families (not students). 
August 9th, Wednesday
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00 pm
Family Move-in Meetings This meeting will be an opportunity to connect with campus partners to hear about the move-in process and understand policies/procedures of living on campus.  Additionally, this session aims to provide support for families transitioning students to independent living.  Sessions are intended for families (not students). 
September 13th, Wednesday
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Office of Success Coaching

Watch the Success Coaching video

The first few weeks of a student's transition to university life is filled with many emotions, challenges and life shifts. Families- join Office of Success Coaching Director for an engaging session to best support your student in moving through these first couple weeks and thriving on campus. 
October 11th, Wednesday
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Cougar Care Network & Student Health & Counseling Services

Watch the CCN video

Join us for a discussion centered on "student challenges and resources" during this critical time period. The Cougar Care Network (CCN) provides infomation, support, advocacy, and resources to students experiencing academic, personal, financial, and/or mental health concerns which may be impacting their well-being. CCN is available to assist with questions, and to take referrals from any faculty, staff, family, friend, or community member concerned about a student's well-being.
October 13th, Friday - October 15th, Sunday Family Weekend!

Join us and other families for a weekend full of campus and community events! Check out the schedule of events and additional information about Family Weekend!
November 8th, Wednesday
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 pm 

Preparing for Spring 2024 Enrollment

Watch the Academic Advising Video

Spring class enrollment is just around the corner!  Connect with CSUSM's Academic Advising to learn more about the process to best support your student into Spring Enrollment Season. 
December 13th, Wednesday
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fraternity & Sorority Life

Watch the Greek Life Video

CSUSM has a deferred recruitment process, welcoming our newest CSUSM Cougars starting in the Spring semester. Learn about our organizations, their philanthropy work, and how your student can join the community!
January 10th, 2024, Wednesday
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00 pm

Get Involved! (Student Government Elections and Leadership Programs)

Watch the Student Leadership Programs Video

Spring is not too late to get involved at CSUSM, nor is it too late to get organized and plan the next few years of co-curricular involvement on campus to make the most of a student's time at CSUSM!
January 16th, 2024, Tuesday Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm

University Village Housing and Dining Hall Project

Watch the University Village Housing and DIning Project Video

There's a new building being constructed next to the University Village Apartments (UVA). Learn more about the project that'll house an additional 500+ beds and 10,000 sq. ft. Dining Hall. 
Febuary 14th, 2024, Wednesday
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Connecting with Student Centers

The Student Life Centers for Identity, Inclusion, and Empowerment focus on supporting our CSUSM students to thrive on campus.  Learn more about the LGBTQIA Pride Center, Women's and Gender Equity Center, Cross Cultural Center, Latin@/X Center and Black Student Center at CSUSM!
March 13th, 2024, Wednesday
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Expanding Horizons 
(Career Center, Internships, Study Abroad, Service Learning)

RSVP Here

Internships, Career Center & Study Abroad Expanding Horizons at CSUSM and beyond will enrich a student's resume, career readiness and overall college experience!  Learn about services offered to CSUSM students to support expanding their horizons with Internships, Study Abroad, and so much more! 
April 10th, 2024, Wednesday
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Preparing for Fall 2024 Classes 

RSVP Here

Conversations with academic advising! Hear directly from the Office of Academic Advising about how the enrollment process works, degree planner, what the timeline is for fall enrollment and when to connect with academic advising.
May 1st, 2024 Wednesday
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00pm
Move-Out Meeting for families of students living in housing

Hear directly from Housing and Sustainability about the process of moving out of campus housing. If you have questions about moving out of the UVA, Quad and North Commons, bring them to this webinar. 
May 8th, 2024, Wednesday
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Volunteer Family Ambassador Information Session Join the Family Ambassador Team and support the next class of CSUSM Cougars and their support system in a smooth transition to campus.  This webinar focuses on sharing more about what the role entails.  

Family Move-In Meetings

Hosted by our Housing Department, and they have their own RSVP Link. This meeting will be an opportunity to connect with campus partners to hear about the move-in process and understand policies/procedures of living on campus.  Additionally, this session aims to provide support for families transitioning students to independent living.  Sessions are intended for families (not students)

Family Move-in Meeting Recording

Should you have any further questions, please contact New Student and Family Programs at Orientation@csusm.edu or give us a call (760) 750-4930

 GO COUGARS!