Native American Initiative
The goal of the Native American Initiative is to increase the number of students from Tribal Nations who enroll and graduate from the CSU.
In March 2006, the CSU held a summit with leaders representing 40 California tribes to discuss strategies to build a college going culture among Native American families. Recommendations from the summit included the convening of regional meetings to discuss educational partnerships between CSU campuses and tribal communities.
The following partnerships have been established by selected CSU campuses to foster relationship between tribal communities and the university:
- CSU San Marcos Tribal Communities Initiatives
- Humboldt State University Programs Serving American Indians/Alaska Natives & Tribes
The CSU supports and participates in the conferences of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and the California Indian Education Conference.
CSU Unveils How-To-Get-to-College Brochure in Luiseño Language
The California State University system unveiled its How-to-Get-to-College brochure, written in the Luiseño language, during a ceremony honoring the 2013’s American Indian graduates, held May 9, 2013 at CSU San Marcos.