The departments that make up the division of Academic and Student Affairs
work collaboratively with our partners at the 23 campuses of the CSU. Our
goal is to nurture and support campuses and students in achieving their
This office coordinates and facilitates the review and approval of new
academic degree programs, assists in the development and implementation of
policy on General Education and other curricular matters, addresses graduate
education issues, and ensures that facilities planning is linked to academic
The Academic Senate of the California State University (ASCSU) provides the
means for the faculty to participate in the collegial form of governance based
on historic academic traditions.
Academic Technology Services's mission is to identify, advance and support
academic technology initiatives that enable student success through effective
collaboration with our campus communities.
Every year, the CSU prepares the majority of California's new K-12
teachers. The CSU is committed to strengthening pedagogical professional
development and conducting research on K-12 teaching and learning.
This office is responsible for systemwide student programming in study abroad
and the arts. We also support campus commitments to high-quality international
and arts programming and advise on policy in these areas.
Institutional Research and Analyses helps provide analytic support for CSU
efforts in planning, policy and accountability.
PaCE develops a growing inventory of courses and certificate and degree
programs delivered on campus as well as off-site, online, and via other
This department contributes systemwide support and promotion for CSU research,
scholarship and creative activities. We foster and seek out external support
for mission-related initiatives and partnerships that are systemwide or
involve multiple campuses.
Student Academic Services (SAS) assists the CSU's 23 campuses with the broad
range of student service-related programs designed to help students achieve
their academic and personal goals.
Every July this multidisciplinary program based at Fresno State offers
academic credit in the visual, performing and literary arts as well as a
festival open to the public.