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​As the nation's largest four-year public institution of higher education and an essential contributor to California's economy, the California State University works hand-in-hand with government at every level.

Together with policymakers, the offices of Federal Relations and Advocacy & State Relations advance the interests of the CSU,​ ensuring that the university continues to enroll, educate,​ and graduate students who are well-prepared to make a positive impact in the workforce.


Federal Relations

office of federal relations

The CSU consistently provides an outstanding return on federal investment. The university's Washington, DC-based office leads efforts to formulate and coordinate federal priorities for the 23 campuses.

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Advocacy & State Relations

advocacy and state relations

The Sacramento-based ASR team advocates for the California State University with the state legislature, advancing and protecting the system's role as a linchpin of California's economic well-being.

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The California State Student Association

The CSSA acts as the voice of CSU students to California's government and to the CSU system.

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CSU Priorities for 2021-2022

The 23-campus CSU system consistently provides an outstanding return on federal investments in its students, institutions and research.