The following are student representative seats on various University councils and committees. As part of ASI's commitment to shared governance, student representatives are involved in the enforcement and execution of academic and university policies and the review and development of policy recommendations on a wide variety of academic and campus issues.
The Academic Senate of California State University, Long Beach insures effective exercise of the rights, duties, privileges, and responsibilities of citizenship within the University and is the official representative body responsible to and acting for its constituents. It acts as a consultative body to other constituencies on all matters it or the President deems pertinent to the welfare of the University. The Academic Senate structures itself to support the mission of the University and to achieve an optimal degree of communication and cooperation among the elements of the University.
Promote mutual acceptance and respect and to celebrate diversity in all its forms. Performs periodic needs assessments of the campus climate. Monitors and recommends specific actions to improve the campus climate. Monitors the campus climate. Encourages, endorses, and participates in University educational programs that promote an increased understanding of equity and diversity issues.
The purpose of the CCPEAC shall be: To sustain and nurture the integration of University College with the overall mission of California State University, Long Beach; to represent faculty, administrators, students, and the community in University College internal discussions of initiatives and curriculum in credit-bearing area; to review the academic and financial processes by which University College initiatives and curriculum are generated and implemented; to advise the Dean on University College self-support instructional fees; to be the consultative body on policy for University College activities; and to ensure that proper consideration is given to the normal and collegial curriculum processes of the departments and colleges as they are associated with University College programs.
Meetings are held twice per year and determined by council.
From 10 AM - 12 PM at CCPE Conference Room in the Foundation Building.
Serves as the primary advisory body to the Academic Senate and University administration on matters related to academic policy and philosophy for Athletics. The Director of Athletics reports to the Committee on all changes in the budget, staffing, scheduling, fund-raising, and other matters vital to the conduct of Athletics.
Meets once a month, date and time to be determined.
The mission of the Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer + Campus Climate (CLGBTIQ+CC) is to collaborate with all segments of the University to recruit, retain, and promote the success of LGBTIQ+ students, staff, faculty, and administrators. The CLGBTIQ+CC also supports educational programs that promote increased understanding of LGBTIQ+ and other diversity issues for all students in preparation for careers in diverse settings.
Meets the 2nd Friday of each month from 12 - 1 PM in AS-125.
Reviews, evaluates, and makes recommendations to the Academic Senate regarding all new and existing policies and statements governing graduate and undergraduate curriculum, academic programs, academic standards, educational policy, and may initiate recommendations for change for the successful implementation of those policies. The Council shall also be responsible for the formation and implementation of policies pertaining to the University's General Education requirements.
Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 2-4 PM
Advises University bodies involved in the planning, development, implementation, and application of technology campus-wide, including the University Library and the Campus Information Technology Committee (CITC), on faculty and student issues related to academic technology.
Meets 3rd Tuesday of the month from 11 AM – 12:15 PM
Oversees the procedures for the administration of the CSULB Writing Proficiency Exam (WPE). Approves other examinations that can be used to satisfy the GWAR, and sets minimum passing scores for them. Approves other assessments of academic writing in English connected to upper-division, writing-intensive courses.
The Advisory Board shall have the authority to recommend the initial level of the Instructionally Related Activities Fee, which is to be assessed of all regularly enrolled students (except in those cases where the Student Services Fee is waived) and to review and to recommend for approval or disapproval requests for allocation of fee revenue. These recommendations may be forwarded to other campus committees, councils, or organizations as appropriate and will be forwarded to the President for final campus action or, if required by the Trustees, for recommendation to the Trustees or Chancellor of The California State University and Colleges.
Hearings are held in January. Two meetings are held prior to January. The dates and times are determined by the members.
Explores and develops the international connections of CSULB. Encourages links among those with common interests in international affairs or particular global regions and helps sustain their efforts. Supports the work of the Center for International Education. Fosters the internationalization of the curriculum and encourages international experience among the faculty.
Develops and implements the University's policy on the periodic review of academic programs. Recommends policies on matters related to assessment of University and especially academic programs. Provides advice to University administration on accountability reporting. Periodically reports on graduate accountability. Reviews and makes recommendations regarding proposed changes in the Academic Master Plan.
Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 2– 3:30 PM
California State University, Long Beach recognizes and honors faculty of the University for their varied contributions to our academic mission. The recipients of these awards are individuals who have shown exceptional performance. Each award has its own administrative procedures governing the nomination and selection processes.
Meets as needed; Academic Senate Conference Room, AS 125
Reviews University financial reports and makes recommendations. Reviews, evaluates, sets priorities where appropriate, and make recommendations on fiscal and business matters and such other support functions as instructional resources, allocation of faculty positions, allocation of space, institutional support budget, athletics budget, and self-support programs.
The Advisory Council on Enrollment Management is a joint faculty and administrative council responsible for advising the President and the Provost on all matters pertaining to the management of the University's student enrollment. Such matters include, but are not limited to, admissions policies, the size and rate of growth of student enrollment, the retention of students, and procedures for communicating the University's enrollment management plans to affected constituencies within and without the University.
Meetings the 3rd Monday, 12 - 2 PM in Brotman Hall, 302
The President’s Commission on Sustainability (PCS) was established in 2018 with the mission of integrating sustainability--defined as the intentional and simultaneous focus on environmental, social, and economic health--into all aspects of the university. The PCS works to advance the following goals:
Develop and support initiatives that integrate sustainability into all aspects of campus life.
Integrate sustainability into the University’s Strategic Plan activities and initiatives through active engagement.
Increase partnerships and collaboration with the City of Long Beach and the greater regional community with the goal of achieving shared sustainability goals.
Raise the profile of sustainability efforts to meet and surpass university and state commitments and regulatory requirements.
Elevate the profile of sustainability research, scholarly, and creative activities and leadership at CSULB on a local, regional, national, and international scale.
Enhance the ability of the campus to attract state, federal, foundation and private funds by leveraging the university’s identity as a leader in sustainability action and research.
Involve and engage faculty, staff and students in sustainability practices and activities through instruction, outreach, and student life activities.
Meets the 3rd Friday of each month from 1 PM - 3 PM.
The President's Commission on the Status of Women serves the campus community through initiating, advocating and implementing action that addresses the concerns of CSULB women students, faculty, staff and administrators.
Meets the 2nd Friday of each month from 10 AM - 12 PM in Brotman Hall, 302
CSU Executive Order 1095, revised 6-23-15, charges the campus with "creating a committee of employees, students and campus officials to identify strategies for ensuring that employees and students know how to identify and report Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Violence, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking, and know what remedies are available to victims."