How We Support CSU Campuses

University Relations and Advancement promotes the CSU by communicating its strength as a state and national leader in social mobility through a high-quality, accessible education.

UR&A staff are here to assist and encourage campus advancement, advocacy and communications teams to increase support of their campuses. Here are some of our key areas of expertise and support.



  • Training on advocacy and legislative visits
  • Support with sponsored bills, legislation, lobbying disclosure and reporting
  • Expertise on federal government partnerships and programs​

State Relations   Federal ​Relations

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  • Campus advancement program support
  • Professional development through CSU Advancement Academy (login required)
  • Policy interpretation and troub​leshooting issues
  • Alumni services and support

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Media, Communications and Speechwriting

  • CSU systemwide branding and messaging assistance
  • Collaboration on media relations, marketing and public affairs
  • Media training and talking points for key issues
  • Executive communications and speechwriting support

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