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Stay Connected. Stay Social!

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CSUSM is a place for community... and virtual break rooms!

In the interest of maintaining our culture of connectedness and support (and to have a little fun) Microsoft Teams channels provide a space for our professional Cougars to connect socially around shared interests.


From posting articles and sharing photos to scheduling periodic virtual meetups, these groups provide social interaction and a sense of belonging which strengthen our already vibrant team spirit on campus.

Find Your Social Group at CSUSM! 

  • Bookworms – Calling all readers!
  • Brewery/Winery Explorers – Taste and be hoppy!
  • Fashionistas – Multitasking is the new black.
  • Fitness/Nutrition Gurus – Lifestyles of the fit and fabulous.
  • Foodies – Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.
  • Gardeners - Just add sunshine and a pinch of love!
  • Makers – Hold my glue gun, I've got this!
  • Nature Enthusiasts – The great outdoors meets your home office.
  • Nerds – Virtual Cougar-Con anyone?
  • Parents – It takes a village to raise a mini-Cougar.
  • Pet Lovers – Furry, feathered, and scaly co-workers union.
  • Pop Culture Aficionados – Coming soon to a living room near you!
  • Sports Fans – The momentum has shifted. Go team!
  • Travelers – There's no place like home!

Join the conversations!


  • Refrain from work-related conversations. This is intended to be a space to step away from work for a moment and connect socially.
  • Although the topics are not work-related, this opportunity is hosted by the Division of Student Affairs and the same work-appropriate dialogue requirements apply as do in work-related meetings.
  • Not that we anticipate a problem due to the stellar work ethic you all display each day, but be sure that interaction in these groups does not interfere with daily productivity.
  • All communications with in Teams must follow the CSUSM Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resource Policies.

If you have questions or suggestions at any time, please email