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Support Services

There are many departments across campus that are available to assist in the navigation of issues related to free speech, hate speech or other violations.

  • Civility Campaign

    Engages the campus community in social justice issues through self-reflection, care, respect and empathy while acknowledging the culture and humanity of others. The Civility program has a series of dialogues and Civility Cafes open the campus community on difficult conversations. Contact to learn more about upcoming events.
  • Cougar Care Network

    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.  Students can be referred through self-referral or by a member of the campus community. 
  • Dean of Students

    Provides advocacy, care and support for students. Contact the Dean of Students if you have questions related to a demonstration, the Student Code of Conduct. Civility Program,  or are in need of support.

    Emaildos@csusm.edu Telephone: (760) 750-4935

    Dean of Students Website

  • Office of Inclusive Excellence

    Works to advance a campus environment that values respect, diversity, equity, inclusivity and student success. Contact the OIE if you have concerns or have questions related to diversity and inclusive excellence.

    E-mail: ombuds@csusm.edu Confidential Phone: (760)750-8366

    Office of Inclusive Excellence Website

  • Events and Conference Services

    Schedules and coordinates many campus events. Contact if you would like to host an event on campus. 
  • Student Health & Counseling Services

    Supports student health and wellness, and provides Health Education outreach activities. Contact to make an appointment or learn more about services. 
  • Student Leadership and Involvement Cetner

    Engages students in leadership opportunities including student organizations and fraternity and sorority life. Contact to learn about how to get involved on campus. 
  • Student Life Centers for Identity, Inclusion and Empowerment

    These Centers include the Black Student Center, Cross-Cultural Center, Gender Equity Center, Latinx Center, LGBTQA Pride Center and Veterans Services. 
  • Title IX and Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Office

    If you have experienced gender-based discrimination, harassment, sexual violence, or stalking, please contact the office for support.
  • University Ombuds

    The Office of University Ombuds is here to help current CSUSM faculty, staff and enrolled students resolve University-related conflicts, disputes or complaints on an informal basis.
  • University Police Department

    Helps maintain a safe academic environment. Contact UPD if you have concerns or questions about public safety. Call 911 if you are facing an immediate emergency.