Research, scholarship and creative activity touch every part of the California State University—enhancing learning and preparing students for the jobs of the future. The breadth and depth of this work spans 23 campuses through shared expertise, facilities and resources.
Learn how the CSU is working to use research, scholarship and creative activity in ways that serve student success, faculty advancement and California's progress.
View the Plan
At the CSU, students are encouraged and mentored in research, scholarship and creative activity, much of it community-focused.
Discover Our Programs
The CSU’s affinity groups bring together multiple campus experts to conduct a wide variety of research.
Find a campus office to help you develop your research proposal, from planning to funding.
Discover a range of CSU-affiliated research organizations conducting leading-edge work across the system.See Campus Institutes
Researchers at the CSU are making discoveries, solving problems, and contributing to the greater good.
Learn About Our Achievements
Get to know the many people who make up the
CSU’s vast network of research leadership.
Learn About Us
Find out about research-specific events
taking place across the CSU.