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Parents & Families

Welcome CSUSM parents and families! Whether your son, daughter, or other family member currently attends or is considering attending CSUSM, this page is just for you.

We understand the important role families play in the lives of their students. We also understand that sending a student off to college represents a major milestone in your lives and a significant investment in their future. As a result, we offer the following resources as a way to keep you informed and educate you about the exceptional academic and extracurricular resources available to your CSUSM student. 


University Updates

COVID-19 Response

For updated information and resources regarding CSUSM's COVID-19 response, visit the CSUSM As One page.



Contact Us

Have questions? We're here to help!

New Student & Family Programs
Phone: (760) 750-4930

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Cougar Family Network

Do you want the latest news from the campus? Join the Cougar Family Network and receive email updates specifically for parents and familes.

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Emergency Notification System

The Emergency Notification System immediately communicates time-sensitive emergency alert notifications to the campus via a variety of delivery methods. Students, faculty and staff are automatically added. Parents and family members can register.


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