Feb 28, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog 
    
2023-2024 University Catalog

Student Affairs



Introduction

The purpose of the Division of Student Affairs is to transform the lives of students academically, personally and professionally, equipping all with the knowledge and skills required for success at Cal State Fullerton and beyond degree completion. Educators, employees and student employees within the division collaborate to provide student-centered services, programs and resources for Titans, promoting social responsibility, personal growth, change and new ideas while offering opportunities for community involvement, multicultural experiences, leadership training and career development.

Vice President for Student Affairs

Langsdorf Hall 805
657-278-3221
fullerton.edu/students

The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs supervises and coordinates all student affairs services and programs. The vice president is responsible for the quality of student life on campus and works with faculty, administration and students to improve the campus environment. This office is also charged with administering the university’s academic appeals procedure and the student disciplinary codes.

Academic Appeals

Langsdorf Hall 805
657-278-3221

Student Appeal of Grade Disputes or Charges of Academic Dishonesty

Students have the right of due process if they feel they have been treated unfairly or with prejudice. They may appeal a grade dispute or charge of academic dishonesty to the coordinator of academic appeals, who will guide them through the procedure to be followed. The student must go through several steps seeking to resolve the issue before it can be considered by the Academic Appeals Board, which comprises three faculty members and two students.

There is a strict time limit for the appeals process. The student must meet with the faculty member within 30 calendar days of the first day of the following semester (spring or fall). If the appeal cannot be resolved with the faculty member, department chair or dean, a written appeal must be submitted to the coordinator of academic appeals within 60 calendar days of the first day of the following semester. Contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for more information; or email academicappeals@fullerton.edu or visit www.fullerton.edu/academicappeals

Admissions

Langsdorf Hall 111
657-278-3100
admissions.fullerton.edu

The Office of Admissions is responsible for determining student eligibility for admission to the university by thoroughly evaluating applications and transcripts. It is also responsible for determining residency status and reviewing appeals for exception to university policy.

Athletics Academic Services

Langsdorf Hall 209
657-278-3057
fullertontitans.com/athletics/academics

Athletics Academic Services works closely with faculty, coaches and other student support offices to ensure the academic success of Titan student-athletes. The mission of Athletics Academic Services is twofold: 1) to provide effective life skills and academic support services for CSUF student-athletes to encourage timely graduation and 2) to ensure student-athletes receive the information they need to be in compliance with institutional and NCAA rules governing continuing eligibility. Support programs include general education academic advising, academic counseling, priority registration, tutoring, student-athlete computer lab, DEGREE (Division I, Eligibility, Graduation, Retention, Engage, Empower) Program, academic grade checks, academic awards, NCAA Life Skills programming, FACE (Fullerton Athletics Career Expo), the faculty mentor program and University 115.

Career Center

Langsdorf Hall 208
657-278-3121
fullerton.edu/career

The Career Center is committed to engage, educate and empower students by providing high-quality services in career development, planning and preparation, experiential learning, job and graduate or professional school attainment. The center strives to assist students with the necessary resources and tools to reach their full academic and career goals by providing a holistic approach that meets the needs of the university’s diverse student population. Additionally, Career Center staff members build relationships with alumni, employers and graduate schools to optimize internship, job and career opportunities while also creating strategic partnerships with campus departments to equip students in developing and articulating co-curricular experiences that will facilitate their success in a diverse and competitive global society.

Center for Educational Partnerships

Titan Hall 1216
657-278-3923
fullerton.edu/partnerships

The Center for Educational Partnerships is a coalition of comprehensive programs that aim to close educational equity gaps and open the educational pipeline for students from first-generation, low-income and underrepresented backgrounds. It is a community of role models, mentors, educators and student-centered advocates who provide resources, support services and high-impact learning opportunities to students from CSUF and the surrounding area. The CFEP strives to cultivate and leverage innovative collaborations with community partners, educational institutions and families to enrich its services and expose students to transformative educational paths, career fields and life experiences. It dreams and works toward a world in which every student is empowered, a society in which life circumstances do not dictate one’s outcomes, and an educational system in which access and opportunity are abundant and available to every student.

GEAR UP

Titan Hall 1216
657-278-7783

Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) strives to increase the number of students from low-income backgrounds who enter and succeed in postsecondary education. In partnership with the Anaheim Union High School District, GEAR UP serves a cohort of students beginning in seventh grade and follows their successes through their first year in college. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, GEAR UP services aim to meet the following objectives:

  • Increase academic performance and preparation for college.
  • Increase high school graduation and postsecondary enrollment.
  • increase the educational expectations and family knowledge of higher education options, preparations, and financing.
  • Promote systemic change to increase the number of students prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.
Educational Talent Search

Titan Hall 1216
657-278-8545
fullerton.edu/talentsearch

Educational Talent Search provides students with the necessary support services to pursue higher education. The program is focused on assisting participants with preparing to have as many postsecondary options as possible. A federal TRIO Program of the U.S. Department of Education, Educational Talent Search is designed to centrally assist low-income and potential first-generation college students with enrolling and preparing to succeed in college. The program is currently offered at the following Anaheim Union High School District schools: Anaheim High School, Katella High School, Loara High School, Magnolia High School, Savanna High School and Western High School. The Educational Talent Search program is entirely free for participants and funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

Upward Bound

Titan Hall 1216
657-278-3254
fullerton.edu/upwardbound

Upward Bound provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in their pre-college performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits. Upward Bound serves high school students from low-income families; and high school students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor’s degree. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education. The CSUF Upward Bound-Santa Ana program annually serves 90 scholars who are selected from four high schools in the Santa Ana Unified School District: Century High School, Saddleback High School, Santa Ana High School and Valley High School. The CSUF Upward Bound-North program annually serves 62 scholars who are selected from two high schools: Fullerton Union High School in the Fullerton Joint Union High School District and Savanna High School in the Anaheim Union High School District. Upward Bound is funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

Experience CSUF

Titan Hall 1216
657-278-8037

Experience CSUF, in partnership with Orange County United Way’s Destination Graduation Initiative, provides transformative, high-impact college and career exposure experience to 22 Destination Graduation junior high and high schools in the Santa Ana Unified, Anaheim Union, Westminster, Garden Grove Unified and Huntington Beach Unified School Districts. Experience CSUF aims to cultivate a college-going culture among first-generation, low income, and underserved junior high, high school students and their families. Student and Parent Higher Education workshops are offered in areas such as college admission requirements, financial aid, academic planning, and major and career exploration. Experience CSUF supports more than 2,800 students through meaningful and in-depth college access programming to ensure that the students are prepared to access higher education.

McNair Scholars Program

Titan Hall 1224
657-278-7367
fullerton.edu/mcnair

The McNair Scholars Program is a federally funded TRIO program and serves 26-28 CSUF junior and senior students on an annual basis. McNair is a two-year program, which provides support and services to students from low-income, first-generation and underrepresented backgrounds, to prepare them for entrance into and completion of Ph.D. programs. McNair Scholars participate in a range of services and programming, including:

  • One-on-one advising.
  • Graduate school preparation, including applying for admission and funding.
  • Graduate school visitations.
  • Academic conferences.
  • Professional development.
  • Faculty mentorship.
  • Summer research programs.
  • Completion of a research thesis for which participants receive a $2,800 stipend.

Center for Internships & Community Engagement

Langsdorf Hall 206
657-278-3746

fullerton.edu/cice

The Center for Internships & Community Engagement offers students the opportunity to formally integrate academics with practical experiences prior to graduation. Academic internships and service-learning courses offer students both domestic and international opportunities to expand their knowledge and skills in “real” situations in business environments, nonprofit organizations and government agencies. These practical experiences allow students to expand their knowledge, apply theories and skills learned in the classroom, prepare for successful entry into the job market, and develop as socially responsible citizens.

Additionally, academic internships and service-learning offer opportunities for students to:

  • Gain work and service experiences.
  • Network and develop industry contacts.
  • Earn academic credit.
  • Solidify academic and career goals.
  • Earn money while learning.
  • Explore various career options within a major.
  • Demonstrate personal and social responsibility.
  • Become engaged in their communities and issues of concern to them.

The courses involve the cooperation of faculty, employers and service sites that provide opportunities for students to fulfill their academic, civic and professional needs. Each academic internship/service-learning placement is monitored by the site while faculty members provide guidance to students, ensuring the academic integrity of the work/service experience.

Students who wish to participate in service-learning should explore their departments’ course offerings for those that include service-learning. In addition, some departments offer international service-learning opportunities.

Students participating in academic internships must:

  • Be at least in their junior year of study or have instructor consent.
  • Be in good academic standing.
  • Meet the prerequisites and minimum grade-point average required by the department.
  • Receive approval from the appropriate faculty coordinator.
  • Enroll in the department’s internship course.

Academic internships and service-learning experiences must be consistent with the subject matter of the course. In most departments, up to six units of internship credits may be earned.

Center for Scholars

Pollak Library 170
657-278-3458
fullerton.edu/scholars

The Center for Scholars serves a remarkable group of resilient and ambitious students who come from diverse backgrounds. From their first day on campus, scholars are encouraged to get involved and become integral and well-rounded leaders in the Titan community. To accomplish this, Center for Scholars staff seek to instill a sense of citizenship and commitment in each student, inspiring them to reach out to those around them through service and mentorship. Beyond graduation, it is the hope that students will continue to grow to become leaders in their communities and inspire others in the same ways that they have been inspired.

The following scholar populations are a part of the Center for Scholars:

  • Abrego Future Scholars.
  • Guardian Scholars - Current and Former Foster Youth Student Support.
  • Nicholas Academic Scholars.
  • President’s Scholars.
  • Simon Scholars.
  • Sun Scholars.

Counseling and Psychological Services

Titan Hall
657-278-3040
fullerton.edu/caps

Counseling and Psychological Services is a mental health campus resource available for students, faculty and staff. CAPS strives to help students with rentention by empowering them to achieve their academic, professional and personal goals. Mental health providers can help students improve coping skills, strengthen personal relationships, navigate the college transition, recover from traumatic experiences and engage in self-exploration. CAPS offers short-term counseling for individuals and couples, group counseling, drop in groups, wellness workshops, psychiatric services, consultation, case management, crisis intervention and outreach/workshops to eligible Cal State Fullerton students. CAPS mental health providers are also available to consult with faculty and staff about concerns related to student mental health. CAPS offers a doctoral internship training program (pre-doctoral internship) for graduate students in counseling and clinical psychology. CAPS provides self-help resources through you.fullerton.edu, featuring mental health, academic and career resources for students, staff, and faculty. CAPS operates a Wellness Room, which has massage therapy, places to nap, mindfulness meditation and yoga groups for students. CAPS provides access to urgent resources and referrals through Compass, a website that will quickly help students locate the right help for what they need in the moment. Live and licensed mental health providers are available to assist students after hours via phone: 657-278-3040.

CAPS staff members are required by law and professional ethics to protect the confidentiality of all communications with clients. Client information and client records cannot be released to anyone outside of CAPS without the client’s written permission. Client records are kept separate from academic, administrative, disciplinary and medical records. No information (except those that are legally mandated) about a client’s contact with CAPS (including whether a student is a client at CAPS) is released without the written consent of the client. Legally mandated exceptions to confidentiality include: where there is reasonable suspicion of abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults or elderly persons; where the client presents a serious danger of violence to another; where the client is likely to harm himself/herself unless protective measures are taken; and where a judge issues a court order to release information.

Dean of Students

Titan Student Union 243
657-278-3211

fullerton.edu/deanofstudents

The Dean of Students Office helps Titans reach higher by serving as an advocate for students, connecting them to appropriate university resources and collaborating meaningfully with the campus community. The office assists students in navigating the university, resolving educational, personal and other concerns that impact the quality of their Titan experience.

The Dean of Students Office comprises three areas: Care Services, Basic Needs Services and the Office of Student Conduct.

Care Services

The welfare and success of students is our priority. Care Services are needed when students experience distress that hinders them academically, emotionally, behaviorally or physically. Care Services include:

  • Connecting students to counseling services or other mental health services.
  • Providing information related to financial aid or other campus departments.
  • Providing information related to Basic Needs Services.
  • Connecting students to the Student Success Teams in their college, which involves helping students meet staff in their colleges who can provide academic advising and career development.
  • Helping students develop healthy plans of actions that restore well-being and promote success, which may consist of: accessing involvement opportunities on campus; helping them problem-solve specific challenges; and providing university related information.
  • Notifying faculty should students miss class due to hospitalization.
Basic Needs Services

Basic Needs Services provides comprehensive programs and support to students who experience unforeseen hardships that often lead to basic needs insecurity. Services include food assistance, temporary housing, Basic Needs grant funds, hygiene products and gently worn professional attire. These resources promote wellness and enable students to continue enrollment and complete their education at CSUF. Basic Needs center is located in McCarthy Hall 143.

Student Conduct

The Student Conduct team promotes academic integrity, student rights and responsibilities, and standards of conduct for the university community.

Student Conduct is responsible for investigating alleged violations of the Student Conduct Code and adjudicating complaints fairly and consistently. This includes receiving reports of suspected misconduct, ensuring that students receive due process and fair treatment throughout the hearing process, and maintaining students’ disciplinary records. Additionally, the Student Conduct staff is committed to informing students of their rights as members of the university community and educating them regarding their responsibilities to themselves and the other members of the university community. This includes the responsibilities of student groups and student organizations affiliated with CSUF. 

Individuals who believe that a violation of the student code of conduct has occurred may contact the Student Conduct team at studentconduct@fullerton.edu, or 657-278-4436 to discuss options available for reporting incidents to the appropriate authorities on campus.

Disability Support Services

Gordon Hall 101
657-278-3112
fullerton.edu/dss

The Office of Disability Support Services provides assistance and offers support services to students with temporary and permanent disabilities and has been delegated the authority on campus to provide reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. The highly trained professional and support staff specialize in serving the individual needs of persons with disabilities and authorize accommodations to ensure equitable access and a barrier-free educational environment. Services for students include access support within the classroom, curriculum, buildings and educational activities.

DSS works in close cooperation with all university departments to provide a full range of services, including academic accommodations (ASL Interpreters, RealTime Captioners, alternative testing, notes assistance), accessible technology and instructional materials, disability management, voter registration, referral for diagnostic assessment, housing access and advocacy.

Diversity Initiatives and Resource Centers

Pollak Library 180
657-278-4391

fullerton.edu/dirc
dirc@fullerton.edu

Diversity Initiatives and Resource Centers support students by building communities that foster a sense of belonging, creating opportunities to engage in self-discovery and critical inquiry, and serving as a hub for resources in inclusive and affirming spaces. It creates engagement opportunities that empower, educate and activate students in the areas of social justice, equity and anti-racism.

The department comprises the following resource centers: African American Resource Center; Asian Pacific American Resource Center; Latinx Community Resource Center; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Resource Center; and the Titan Dreamers Resource Center. Each center sponsors a variety of events that aim to educate, support and advocate for students. All students, regardless of identity, are welcome into each center.

Additionally, DIRC offers trainings and development programs on topics that include but are not limited to race, ethnicity, culture, sexuality, gender, immigration status, class, privilege and the intersections of identity. Students who engage in DIRC programs and services increase their awareness about diversity, inclusive practice and current social issues, and have opportunities to develop intercultural communication and leadership skills.

Contact the resource centers:

African American Resource Center

657-278-3230
fullerton.edu/aarc
aarc@fullerton.edu

Asian Pacific American Resource Center

657-278-3742
fullerton.edu/aparc
aparc@fullerton.edu

Latinx Community Resource Center

657-278-2537
lcrc@fullerton.edu

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Resource Center

657-278-4218
fullerton.edu/lgbtq
lgbtq@fullerton.edu

Titan Dreamers Resource Center

657-278-3234
fullerton.edu/tdrc
tdrc@fullerton.edu

Educational Opportunity Program

Gordon Hall 143
657-278-2784
fullerton.edu/eop

The Educational Opportunity Program aims to do the following:

  • Provide access opportunities for historically underserved students (low-income, first-generation college) by making higher education a possibility for prospective students with potential for academic excellence.
  • Provide advocacy and education to address the needs of EOP students.
  • Provide a transitional experience that will empower students to better manage and navigate the college experience.
  • Provide support services to facilitate student success.
  • Provide EOP grants to eligible students who should also receive the highest priority for financial aid resources available from the institution.
EOP Summer Bridge

Gordon Hall 143
657-278-2288
fullerton.edu/eop/bridge

Summer Bridge is an exciting opportunity primarily designed for the special admit population who demonstrate high potential to succeed academically. The program provides academic, cultural, recreational and co-curricular activities aimed to prepare students for the transition to the university. Participants live in the residence halls under the supervision of CSUF staff. Students will benefit from the personalized attention, individualized instruction, accessibility to campus resources and the connections made with faculty, staff and students.

Financial Aid

Gordon Hall 146
657-278-3125
fullerton.edu/financialaid

The Office of Financial Aid is committed to providing eligible students with the necessary financial aid resources to ensure their academic success. Financial aid is available to remove the cost barriers that may prevent students from pursuing educational goals. Assistance is available from a variety of programs funded by federal and state grants, scholarships, student loans, student employment opportunities and other types of aid. In order to ensure priority financial aid, the single most important step students can take each year is to ensure the submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid online at fafsa.gov or California Dream Act Application at caldreamact.org for AB540 students by the March 2 priority deadline.  The FAFSA or CDA application determines students’ eligibility based on their financial need each year. The university’s financial aid professionals provide quality advising services to students addressing educational needs, as well as one-on-one counseling. They are dedicated to making a CSUF education attainable and affordable for students.

Health Services

Student Wellness
657-278-2800
fullerton.edu/health

Health Services is an accredited, ambulatory care facility providing a variety of health care services to currently enrolled students. Most basic services are prepaid during registration with a University Health Fee while other additional services are offered at very affordable, reduced pricing. The staff of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and other licensed medical professionals at Health Services are committed to supporting students in achieving their academic success by teaching them how to stay well and recover more quickly should they become ill or injured. Services include general medical care, physical therapy, immunizations, pharmacy, Family PACT services, health education, HIV/STI testing, laboratory services and X-ray. Appointments can be made online, in-person or via telephone. Student Wellness (Health Services, CAPS, Sexual Violence Prevention and Advocacy Services, and TitanWell) is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. Student Wellness is HIPAA compliant and patient confidentiality is rigorously maintained.

Housing and Residential Engagement

Housing Administration
657-278-2168
fullerton.edu/housing

Housing and Residential Engagement at Cal State Fullerton offers a vibrant, thriving community that assists students in achieving their academic, personal and career goals. Staff and student leaders within HRE facilitate programming focused on the goals of interpersonal growth, academic success, cultural competence and community service. Resident Advisors (RAs) are student staff members who are assigned to specific living areas and act as mentors during a student’s residency and beyond. In addition to RAs, five Community Coordinators (professional staff who live in the community) provide crisis and emergency response, as well as programming designed to support student development and community building.

The student housing community features three styles of housing accommodations: residence halls, suites and apartments. The residence halls are designed to focus on the needs of incoming first-year students and house almost 1,200 students in double and triple occupancy bedrooms clustered around community bathrooms. Active rooms and study rooms are centrally located on each floor, assisting students through purposeful interactions within their community.

The suites are designed to focus on the needs of 600 second- and third-year students in eight-person suites that include four double bedrooms, two bathrooms and a kitchenette. A community lounge and study room are located on each floor, assisting students through purposeful interactions within their community.

Continuing, transfer and graduate students are housed in the apartment community, which is home to more than 400 residents. Single occupancy apartments have four bedrooms, housing four residents per apartment. All apartments are fully furnished with two bathrooms, a living room, kitchen and balcony or patio.

The Gastronome, a premium “all-you-care-to-eat” dining commons, offers residents fulfilling and healthy meals seven days a week. All academic year residents are required to choose a meal plan. Five-day and seven-day continuous meal plans are available for all residents, allowing them to enter the Gastronome as often as they want either Monday through Friday, or every day. Residents living in the apartment community also can choose a smaller block meal plan, allowing them fewer entries into the Gastronome per semester.

Student housing license agreements are available for the academic year as well as a variety of summer sessions. Visit the HRE website for more information.

Male Success Initiative-Fullerton

Gordon Hall 229
657-278-4575
fullerton.edu/msi

The Male Success Initiative-Fullerton is a department “where undergraduate men of color achieve the fullness of their potential.” The purpose of MSI-Fullerton is to support and advance the potential of undergraduate men of color by providing tailored programming and services that: empower brothers with the skills and knowledge needed to foster academic success; establish a support network of mentors; increase graduation and retention rates; and strengthen the sense of brotherhood among all CSUF students who self-identify as men of color (African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, American Indian and multiracial, including men of trans experience). In addition, each year, MSI-Fullerton provides 15 scholarships to incoming first-time-freshmen, known as MSI-Success Scholars. However, all current undergraduate CSUF students, including those who self-identify as men or men of color, can receive support from MSI-Fullerton by becoming an MSI-Fellow. Both MSI-Success Scholars and MSI-Fellows participate as brothers in yearlong, academic counseling; tailored peer-2-peer mentoring; leadership, engagement, enrichment and development retreats and conference opportunities, and career/post-graduation planning. Holistically, all MSI-Fullerton services are rooted in explorations of gender, masculinity and intersecting identities.

Outreach and Recruitment

Titan Hall Second Floor
657-278-2086
fullerton.edu/or

Outreach and Recruitment serves prospective and incoming students and other interested parties through sharing information about the application process, the CSU system, and CSUF specifically, through campus tours, informational workshops, presence at community events and college fairs, and prospective transfer student support services.

Sexual Violence Prevention and Advocacy Services

Student Wellness
fullerton.edu/studentwellness/advocacy 

The CSUF Violence Prevention and Advocacy Services team is a confidential campus resource focused on sexual violence prevention education, advocacy for students, faculty and staff impacted by sexual violence, and supporting the development of a community of care across campus. Sexual violence is experienced in a variety of ways, including sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, sexual or gender-based harassment, and gender-based violence. These experiences may occur directly in-person or virtually using technology. The team strives to foster an empowering environment that feels safe as they work to preserve and enhance every Titan’s potential for academic, professional and personal development.

When working with an advocate, anything shared regarding having experienced sexual violence will be held in confidentiality. Advocates are NOT required to report disclosures by students, faculty or staff to law enforcement or campus entities, such as Title IX or dean of students regardless of when or where the assault occurred. All of the services are free of cost:

  • Violence prevention education and bystander intervention programming.
  • Confidential advocacy for survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and gender-based violence.

Services

  • Emotional support.
  • Crisis intervention and safety planning.
  • Referrals to on-campus and community-based resources for ongoing support, aftercare and fulfilling basic needs.
  • Consultation on administrative or legal reporting options.
  • Accompaniment to medical exams, law enforcement interviews, Title IX meetings or hearings, court hearings and other campus-based processes.
  • Support in looking for academic accommodations and supportive measures.

Student Life and Leadership

Titan Student Union 234
657-278-7622
fullerton.edu/sll

The Office of Student Life and Leadership provides support and fosters community engagement. It empowers students through involvement, leadership and co-curricular learning opportunities to enhance their Titan experience at CSUF. Programmatic areas within Student Life and Leadership include Campus Activities, Student Organizations, Community Service Programs, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Leadership Programs, and Sports Clubs. To learn more about the 350+ registered student organizations, visit TitanLink.

Signature programs:
  • Discoverfest – CSUF’s largest involvement fair, featuring over 200 registered student organizations sponsored every semester.
  • LeadCon – A leadership conference in the beginning of the academic school year for registered student organization leaders. Topics include risk management, campus policies and procedures, event coordination, and more.
  • New Member Education (Nu Mu) – Educates new members from all fraternity and sorority chapters. Student Life and Leadership partners with campus departments to sponsor workshops on various topics, such as Inclusivity, Legal and Responsible Management of Alcohol, Bystander Intervention, Hazing Prevention, University Expectations, etc. The aim of Nu Mu is to familiarize students with not only recognizing behaviors within their chapters but also connecting them with appropriate campus resources. This occurs at least three times each academic semester.
  • Student Leadership Institute’s Emerging Leaders Program – These fall and spring semester retreats allow students to explore their own leadership potential while planning for the future.
  • Tuffy Awards – An annual awards ceremony at the end of the academic school year that honors the accomplishments of student organizations and their leaders.

Programmatic areas:

Campus Activities

Through its Campus Activities committee, Student Life and Leadership provides guidance and support to student organizations coordinating large-scale events on campus. In addition, the department assists student organizations with event management through venue reservations, risk management and assessment, and staff advising.

Student Organizations

With over 350+ registered student organizations, students can explore the many involvement opportunities via TitanLink or learn about these organizations at Discoverfest. Organizations range from different interests, including, but not limited to, cultural, faith, political, recreation, service, special interest and more. Students can also start their own student organization at the end of the fall semester and have the organization registered in the spring semester (please work with the department).

Community Service Programs

Students can participate in a variety of community service projects, such as Titan Kids at Orangewood, Titans Helping Titans, Tuffy’s Friends, Tuffy’s Animal Allies and more. They can participate in these volunteer opportunities based on their own availability. In addition, students can become project directors and oversee a community service project or start a new one.

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Fraternity and sorority life at Cal State Fullerton works to create an inclusive learning environment that fosters a sense of belonging and supports values-based development of individuals and communities. 

Fraternity and sorority life provides support, education and engagement to students as an integral part of the Titan experience through programming based on the Pillars of Excellence: Brotherhood and Sisterhood, Service and Philanthropy, Leadership, and Scholarship.

Leadership Programs

Leadership is crucial to student life and leadership and is embedded in many of its programs and services. Students can participate in the Emerging Leaders Program during the fall semester and continue in the spring with ELP2. The Service Leadership Program and Student Leadership Institute workshops also take place throughout the year. 

Sports Clubs

Sports clubs provides high-quality, structured, competitive and fun activities that offer students the opportunity to experience physical, social and emotional growth in a safe and fun learning environment. They are formed, developed, governed and administered by students – completely student-run. Sports clubs are not affiliated with CSUF Athletics and the Titan Recreation Center Intramural teams. There are about 16 different sports clubs including, but not limited to, archery, e-sports, equestrian, baseball, cycling, lacrosse, ice hockey, soccer and more.

TAPP Center

Gordon Hall 205
657-278-3928
welcome@fullerton.edu   

The mission of the TAPP Center is to assist transfer, adult, parenting and pregnant students connect with university resources and a network of Titans with similar backgrounds and experiences to increase their academic, personal and professional development. The center’s vision is to continuously evolve to meet the unique needs of non-traditional students by providing resources and recognition as they obtain their education. The TAPP Center hopes to create an inclusive environment that reaches beyond the classroom allowing students to establish strong ties to the campus and surrounding communities.

Titan Orientation Programs

Titan Hall Second Floor
fullerton.edu/orientation

Titan Orientation Programs, in collaboration with campus partners, delivers comprehensive programming to welcome newly admitted students and assist new members of the Titan Family in all aspects of campus acclimation, from academic advising and course registration to connecting with classmates and introducing vital campus resources and support systems.

TitanWell - Health Promotion Services

Student Wellness
657-278-4370
fullerton.edu/titanwell

TitanWell is responsible for the promotion of healthy choices and behaviors among the diverse Titan community. Through individual counseling, group presentations, outreach events and peer-to-peer education, we are here for you.

TitanWell provides a wide range of wellness programs for students, including:

  • Individual and group consultations related to:
    • Nutrition, healthy weight maintenance or specialized diets.
    • Sexually transmitted diseases, contraceptives and healthy sexual relationships.
    • Alcohol, marijuana and other drugs risk reduction.
  • Wellness workshops for student organizations, housing residents, sororities and fraternities.
  • Internship opportunities.
  • Student leadership training and national peer educator certification.
  • Campus events.
  • Wellness advocacy.
  • Ongoing needs-assessment of health behaviors and concerns of CSUF students.
  • Free condoms, personal lubricant, dental dams.
  • Free educational pamphlets and wellness supplies.

TitanWell is located in Student Wellness on the north side of campus, between the Kinesiology and Health Science Building and Housing and Residential Life. Its hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and after hours as arranged and needed for special programming and events.

TRIO Student Support Services

Gordon Hall 179
657-278-5210
fullerton.edu/sss

TRIO Student Support Services is a federally funded program and serves 165 CSUF undergraduate students continuously. TRIO SSS ensures first-generation, low-income and/or students with disabilities persist, academically achieve and graduate from CSUF with their bachelor’s degree. TRIO SSS provides programming to help build a community of student peers and ensure students develop and thrive, including:

  • Holistic one-on-one advising.
  • Graduate school workshops.
  • Financial literacy workshops.
  • Leadership conferences.
  • Professional development .
  • Laptop and textbook loans.
  • Grant aid (specific eligibility criteria required).

Veterans Resource Center

Gordon Hall 244 
657-278-8660 or 657-278-2373
fullerton.edu/veterans

The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) provides comprehensive support and resources to promote the academic, personal, financial and professional success of student veterans and military-connected students, including education benefit advising, wellness activities, peer advising and career guidance. Utilizing a strengths-based approach, the VRC engages with students through developing meaningful programs and delivering effective services that support their growth and success to assist transitioning into higher education, building community while on campus and preparing for their future career after graduation.

WoMen’s Center/Adult Reentry Center

Gordon Hall 205
657-278-3928
fullerton.edu/womenscenter

The WoMen’s and Adult Reentry Center is dedicated to education on issues of gender and social equity through a feminist lens. Staff at the WARC engage the CSUF community by providing support services, leadership opportunities, educational programs and advocacy. Additionally, the WARC offers students a destination to receive support, information and resources to help explore issues of gender equity. Programs and services include guest speakers, skill-building workshops, discussion groups, leadership programs, internship opportunities and referrals. The WARC also serves adults who, after a break in their education, are considering beginning or continuing their college education. Support and guidance is provided for currently enrolled nontraditional students and others whose needs differ from those of the traditional university student. Leadership opportunities, such as a nontraditional honor society, special programs and parenting workshops that focus on the unique needs of nontraditional students are presented each semester.