CSUMB Accreditation Reaffirmed for Full Ten Years

SEASIDE, Calif., July 16, 2019 -- The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) has reaffirmed California State University, Monterey Ba...

CSUMB Alumnae Win Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Travel and Adventure Program

SEASIDE, Calif., May 12, 2017 – Two CSUMB alumnae are members of the Wonder Women film crew who won the 2017 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Travel and Adventure Program on April 30, 2017. Mar...

CSUMB Alumni Congratulate 2020 Graduates

CSUMB Alumni Association and our proud Otter alumni congratulate the 2020 graduating class from wherever we are. Your hard work and endurance has paid off, and you are now part of the CSUMB ...

CSUMB Alumnus Featured in CSU-Wide Student Success Profile

SEASIDE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2017 – CSUMB alumnus and owner of J&P Organics Juan Perez was featured by the CSU for his successful ventures after graduating from CSUMB. Perez credits inspirational ...

CSUMB Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Receives CCNE Accreditation

SEASIDE, Ca., Oct. 28, 2016 -- CSU Monterey Bay’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is now the only Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited program in the tri-county reg...

CSUMB Breaks Ground on Academic III

SEASIDE, Ca., November 6, 2017 – California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) officially breaks ground on the construction of Academic III at 11 a.m. today in a ceremony at the site of the...

CSUMB Breaks Ground on New Student Union

SEASIDE, Ca., April 16, 2018 – California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) officially broke ground on construction of the new Otter Student Union April 16, 2018. The Otter Student Union...

CSUMB Campus Closed Dec. 24 - Jan. 1

CSU, Monterey Bay campus, is closed from Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019 through Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. CSUMB resumes operations on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. Below are important upcoming dates for C...

CSUMB Celebrates 20 Years of Giving from Monterey Peninsula Foundation

SEASIDE, Ca., Oct. 27, 2017 – California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) recently celebrated 20 years of annual giving from the Monterey Peninsula Foundation (MPF), amounting to a total o...

CSUMB Celebrates 21st Commencement

Sam Farr Urges Graduates No Challenge is Too Big, Not Even Building a University. SEASIDE, Calif., May 20, 2017 – With a record number 2,083 candidates for graduation, CSUMB celebrated its ...

CSUMB Celebrates 22nd Commencement

SEASIDE, Calif., May 18, 2018 – With a record number 2,321 candidates for graduation, CSUMB began its 22nd annual commencement celebration Friday, May 18, 2018 with the first of three ceremonie...

CSUMB Celebrates 23rd Commencement With Record Number of Graduates

SEASIDE, Calif., May 18, 2019 – With a record number 2,348 candidates for graduation, CSUMB held its 23rd annual commencement celebration beginning on Friday, May 17, 2019 with the first of thr...

CSUMB Celebrates 25 Years of Progress, Success

By CSUMB President Eduardo M. Ochoa In the early 1990s, Monterey County faced a potential economic calamity. The impending closure of Fort Ord put tens of thousands of private-sector jobs at ri...

CSUMB Celebrates International Education Week

SEASIDE, Ca., November 13, 2019 – California State University, Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) International Programs will host a series of cultural events showcasing arts and cultures from around the...

CSUMB Celebrates the Class of 2016

'You will never be in a better place to take risks that will ensure lives of future generations,' graduates told Photos by Richard Green California State University, Monterey Bay celebrated i...

CSUMB Cinematic Arts Professor Luis Camara pens successful film screenplay

Luis Camara has added another accomplishment to an impressive cinematic career. The longtime CSUMB Cinematic Arts professor wrote a screenplay for a comedy that is now a box office success in M...

CSUMB Creates! A special venue at First Night Monterey

Works by CSU Monterey Bay students,faculty, staff and alumni will be showcased at First Night Monterey, the family-friendly celebration of New Year’s Eve. CSUMB Creates! will include mu...

CSUMB Disk Golf team goes to Nationals, Again

This year the CSUMB Disk Golf team will compete in the fifth annual Colleigiate Disc Golf Championships April 14-17 in North Augusta, S.C. – KION 46 Central Coast News, April 12, 2011

CSUMB Education Abroad Program Recognized as One of Nation’s Best for Yearlong Participation

SEASIDE, Ca., January 26, 2020 – California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) was ranked #9 amongst like-institutions nationally in a recent Institute of International Education (IIE) Op...

CSUMB Establishes Innovation Institute to Support Economic Growth

In Fall 2010, CSUMB established its Innovation Institute to Support Economic Growth, which will provide comprehensive, innovative education, business services and economic development to the gr...

CSUMB Faculty Corey Garza Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine’s 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM Award

National Recognition of Leaders From Underrepresented Groups Who Are Making a Difference in the Fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) SEASIDE, Calif., J...

CSUMB Faculty Member and Students Discover How Ocean Acidification Affects California Rockfish

SEASIDE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2017 – A new study examining how ocean acidification may negatively affect some juvenile rockfish, a key marine prey base to the California ecosystem, was published by...

CSUMB Global Studies Major Receives Scholarship of Excellence Award

SEASIDE, Ca., December 6, 2019 – CSUMB Global Studies major Palia Vang was recently recognized for her high academic achievements and exceptional service provided to auxiliary organizations on ...

CSUMB Holds Conference in Effort to Bolster Undocumented Student Support

SEASIDE, Calif., April 21, 2017 – CSUMB students, faculty and staff came together Friday, April 21, 2017 to discuss best practices for supporting undocumented students and their families within...

CSUMB Holds Ribbon Cutting for Academic III

SEASIDE, Ca., October 11, 2019 – California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) held a ribbon cutting ceremony today officially opening CSUMB’s newest building, Academic III. Academic ...

CSUMB Honors Veterans Exhibit Grand Opening

SEASIDE, Ca., November 6, 2019 – California State University Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) Salinas Center for Arts and Culture launched the “CSUMB Honors Veterans” exhibition today at CSUMB at Salinas C...

CSUMB Hosts 1,400 7th Graders for Santa Cruz County College Commitment April 28

SEASIDE, Calif., April 28, 2017 – 1,400 seventh-graders from seven Santa Cruz County middle schools attended the Santa Cruz County College Commitment (S4C) Friday, April 28, 2017. S4C is a ...

CSUMB Hosts 5th Annual Summer Research Symposium

SEASIDE Calif., August 15, 2018 – The 5th annual summer research symposium, which celebrated summer research conducted at numerous institutions around the Monterey Bay, was held at the Tanimu...

CSUMB Hosts 6th Annual Summer Research Symposium

SEASIDE, Calif., August 9, 2019 – California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) hosted the 6th annual summer research symposium at the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library on Fri...

CSUMB Hosts Community Dialogues Forum on Health Care

"Obamacare: Mend it or end it?" SEASIDE, Calif., October 16, 2017 -- More than 250 community members attended the forum led by CSUMB President Eduardo M. Ochoa on Monday, Oct. 16 at CSUMB. The ...

CSUMB Kicks Off 24th Year, Welcomes Students Back to Campus

SEASIDE, Calif., August 17, 2017 – California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) will begin welcoming students back to campus Friday, August 18, 2017. Classes officially begin on Wednesday, ...

CSUMB Leading the Charge in Student-Athlete Mental Health Awareness

SEASIDE, Calif., March 8, 2017 – CSUMB was recently recognized as a leader and trendsetter across the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for a collaborative and dedicated effort to...

CSUMB Offers Summer Technology Camps for Middle and High School Youth

SEASIDE, Calif., June 1, 2017 – CSUMB’s Institute for Innovation and Economic Development will host two uniquely tailored technology camps this summer for middle and high school youth from July...

CSUMB Participates in the Great California Shakeout

SEASIDE, Ca., Oct. 19, 2017 – California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) students, faculty and staff participated in the world’s largest earthquake drill on Thursday, October 19, 2017. ...

CSUMB Partners with Mann Packing to establish College of Business Scholarship

Cal State Monterey Bay has signed an agreement with Mann Packing to provide a scholarship for the CSUMB College of Business. The Mann Packing Scholarship is committing $10,000 per year for the ...

CSUMB Partners with Zipcar to Offer Car Sharing on Campus

CSUMB launched a new partnership with Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, to offer a Zipcar car sharing program on campus. The convenient transportation option is now available at ...

CSUMB People in the News

June 28, 2010 Angela Mele, a student in CSUMB's Science Illustration program, is spending a month this summer as an artist-in-residence at Glacier National Park in Montana. She will cre...

CSUMB Police Officers Recognized for Life-Saving Actions

SEASIDE, Ca., January 30, 2020 – Two California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) University Police Department (UPD) officers were recognized this week during the second annual CSU Police ...

CSUMB President Eduardo M. Ochoa Recognized for Executive Excellence in Academia

SEASIDE, Calif., August 18, 2017 – California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) President Eduardo M. Ochoa has been announced as the 2017 Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corpo...

CSUMB Provides over $3.5M in Financial Relief to Students

SEASIDE, CA., May 11, 2020 - Cal State Monterey Bay distributed Federal CARES Act and Institutional Emergency Relief aid this week - sending cash payments to over six-thousand students. The...

CSUMB Ranked Among Sierra Magazine’s 2017 Cool Schools

SEASIDE, Calif., August 22, 2017 – California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) was recognized today by Sierra magazine, the national magazine of the Sierra Club, who released its eleventh ...

CSUMB Ranked Among Sierra Magazine’s 2018 Cool Schools

SEASIDE, Calif., August 27, 2018 – California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) was recognized today by Sierra magazine, the national magazine of the Sierra Club, who released its twelfth a...

CSUMB Receives $750K Grant in Support of Master of Science Physician Assistant Program

SEASIDE, Ca., April 24, 2018 – California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) has received a $750,000 workforce development grant from Central California Alliance for Health to support CSU...

CSUMB Receives Department of Education Grant to Extend McNair Scholars Program

SEASIDE, Calif., September 18, 2017 – California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) has been selected to receive a U.S. Department of Education grant to continue the Ronald E. McNair Post-ba...

CSUMB Receives Federal Funding to Continue Upward Bound Program

SEASIDE, Calif., June 2, 2017 – CSU Monterey Bay (CSUMB) has been selected to receive two federal grants under the U.S. Department of Education’s Upward Bound Program totaling $574,556. Both gr...

CSUMB Receives Grant from the Hospice Giving Foundation

SEASIDE, Ca., September 19, 2019 – California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) has received a grant from the Hospice Giving Foundation in the amount of $60,000 to fund a regional pallia...

CSUMB Receives Grant to Enhance Bio Curriculum; Will Incorporate Big Data

SEASIDE, Calif., July 17, 2017 – California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) has received a grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation that will help modernize how biology is taught at CSUMB. The...

CSUMB Receives Grant to Enhance Suicide Prevention Training Programs

SEASIDE, Calif., May 31, 2017 – CSU Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is slated to receive a three-year, $270,000 mental health and substance abuse grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service...

CSUMB Receives two-year $1.28M Grant to Improve College-Level Math Readiness

SEASIDE, Ca., Nov. 18, 2016 -- California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is one of four CSU campuses to be awarded a two-year, $1.28 million grant from the Californ...

CSUMB Salinas Center for Arts and Culture Set to Celebrate First Anniversary

SEASIDE, Ca., October 31, 2018 – California State University, Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) Salinas Center For Arts and Culture will celebrate it’s first anniversary with a series of Dias de Muertos r...