CSU Federal Relations

Federal Relations


The California State University Federal Relations team are trusted advocates and thought leaders on all federal matters of higher education. We are experts who can be relied upon for valued advice and information by federal officials, national associations, and CSU partners.


The California State University (CSU) Office of Federal Relations (OFR) enhances the reputation of the CSU by cultivating effective and sustainable relationships with federal officials and staff, executive branch agencies and higher education stakeholders to advance the vision and values of the CSU, its 23 universities and approximately half a million students we serve.

2023-24 CSU System Priorities

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

Learn About 2023-24 Priorities

California Congressional Delegation

See committee assignments, campuses served and alumni status of the state’s 54-member delegation.

Meet the Delegation


About Federal Relations

Meet the Washington, D.C.-based staff of CSU's Office of Federal Relations.

Meet our Team

Campus Legislative Liaisons

Every CSU campus designates an individual to act as the representative for the campus to the Congress and Congressional staff.

Find Campus Leg Liaisons

Lobbying Disclosure and Ethics

As an entity that employs federal lobbyists, the CSU and its employees are subject to restrictions when working with members of Congress and Congressional staff.

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