The CSU currently has ten Multi-Campus Collaborations, also known as Affinity Groups, that conduct research on a breadth of topics, from agriculture and biotechnology to desert and ocean life.
Working with the colleges of agriculture on four CSU campuses and allied disciplines across the CSU system, the ARI conducts applied research through university-industry partnerships.
COAST promotes research and education that advance the knowledge of marine and coastal resources and the processes that affect them.
CSUBIOTECH makes grants to seed biotech research projects, curriculum redesign efforts, entrepreneurship, and partnerships with the life science industry.
A collaboration of seven CSU campuses that promotes research and education in the geologically, biologically, and culturally diverse California desert regions
This institute increases access to and awareness of palliative care by educating health care professionals and communities about the value and practice of palliative care.
A consortium of seven CSU campuses with a beautiful facility on Monterey Bay, MLML has been dedicated to excellence in the marine sciences for half a century.
This consortium of nine CSU campuses in partnership with Southern California Marine is based out of L.A. Harbor and focuses on urban ocean and coastal sciences.
This council supports faculty and student research through shared access to databases, training and research opportunities, and events.
As the newest of the CSU’s affinity groups, STEM-NET is designed to support California’s increasing need for STEM talent.
Founded in 2008, this systemwide resource is changing the way California manages water through research, partnerships, education, and training.