Welcome to Cal State San Marcos! We strive to be a welcoming community of students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends who exemplify the values of inclusive excellence, lifelong learning and community engagement. Every day we work to create an academic environment that empowers students to pursue their ideas and passions, while also enriching and reflecting our region and beyond. I invite you to get to know us by exploring our campus website!
Sincerely - President Ellen Neufeldt, Ed.D.
We've launched our strategic planning process which will guide us over the next five years, building on our position as a regional higher education anchor institution and vehicle of student social mobility, while ensuring we are well poised for continued growth and innovation in the years to come. Learn more about the process.
Dr. Ellen J. Neufeldt began her tenure as California State University San Marcos’ fourth president on July 1, 2019.
Dr. Neufeldt’s career has centered on student success and student social mobility, and she is firmly committed to ensuring that any student who dreams of earning a college degree has that opportunity.
In her role as president, Dr. Neufeldt is focused on engaging, interacting, listening and building relationships with students as well as faculty, staff, alumni and community constituents.