Resources for Auxiliaries

This is where you'll find operating agreements and agreement templates--documents designed to help guide our auxiliary organizations as to compliance, sound business practices and other procedures.​

Auxiliary Operating Agreement Models
Document Submission

New Auxiliaries

A formal letter shall be submitted from the president of the university to the CSU Chancellor requesting the formation of a new auxiliary organization. To start, a conditional approval will be granted and upon receipt of official documents (​filed and stamped with the seal of the Secretary of State), a final approval of the auxiliary organization as one in good standing will be issued.

Official required documents:

  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Bylaws
  • Tax-exempt determination letter
  • Charitable organization status letter

​Existing and Current Auxiliaries

The following forms are required for all auxiliaries in good standing:

1. Operating agreement (renewals or revisions) and attachments:

  • ​​Attachment 1: Auxiliary's conflict of interest policy
  • Attachment 2: Auxiliary's statement of policy on accumulation and use of public relations funds
  • Attachment 3: Articles of incorporation/restatement of articles
  • Attachment 4: Administration of Grants and Contracts (Auxiliary organizations that accept externally-funded grants, contracts or other agreements and list "Externally Funded Projects Including Research, Workshops, Conferences and Institutes" as one of their functions must provide this attachment.)

2. Bylaws

3. Articles of Incorporation


Submit all documents to:

Brad Wells
Associate Vice Chancellor, Business and Finance
CSU Office of the Chancellor
401 Golden Shore
Long Beach, CA 90802


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