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Staff Center Newsletter

Staff Center newsletters are published on the second and last Wednesday of the month, with the exception of December.  Only one issue is published on the 2nd Wednesday.

Are you a CSUSM staff member? Would you like to receive our newsletters? Send us an email and we will add you to the list. 

Newsletter Submissions

Do you have an event or announcement you would like to share with our staff? You can request that your event or announcement be added to a future newsletter by filling out our submission request form. Be sure to review our guidelines and tips section below.

Guidelines/Tips for submissions


  • Deadline for submissions is five business days before publication
  • Submissions must align with the Staff Center's mission and vision
  • We are unable to accept submissions of a personal nature
  • Submissions will only be accepted for department sponsored events and announcements.
  • Reach out to us if you have any questions.

Completing a submission form does not guarantee approval of inclusion in newsletter. 


  • Headers should be catchy, when possible, and short
  • Descriptions should be limited to 1-2 short sentences (about 20-25 words).
  • Create a webpage to link to when there is additional information readers may need to know.
  • You are strongly encouraged to submit a photo. It is an easy way to bring the reader's eye to your post.
  • For events and general announcements, small photos (264x264 pixels) are recommended. However, there are som exceptions where a larger header sized photo (564x200 pixels) is appropriate.
  • Photos should be submitted using the pixel sizes above. We can accept PNG and JPG files. 

Past Few Issues

  • May 29, 2024 - Boost Your Skills and It's Almost Time to Celebrate
  • May 8, 2024 - Microsoft Teams/SharePoint, Cougar Kudos, DUO Update, Pause for Paws and more
  • April 24, 2024 - Cross Campus Collab Courses, Get Ready to Celebrate Our Staff graduates
  • April 10, 2024 - Introducing Cougar Kudos
  • March 27, 2024 - April Cross Campus Collaborations