- Systemwide committees address broad areas of university policy, including academic affairs, student services, administration and finance.
- Serving on a committee is a prestigious assignment that requires interaction with trustees, university presidents, provosts, vice presidents, faculty and staff.
- In 2001, students won a major victory with the passage of the Board of Trustees Resolution on Student Participation in Policy Development.
- The resolution recognizes the value of student input in decision-making processes and grants students the right to shared governance in the CSU.
- This role of shared governance is partly exercised through membership in the CSU's 14 systemwide committees.
- Student travel costs for committee meetings are covered by the CSU Office of the Chancellor. Students should work with their campus (Office of Vice President for Student Affairs) to make travel arrangements.
Each fall semester, the Chancellor's Office solicits nominations from the CSSA of eligible students willing to serve on systemwide committees.
Selected must meet the minimum CSU student eligibility requirements: