Dr. Christine Erickson

Dr. Christine Erickson is the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students. Departments in Student Life comprise the co-curricular programs designed to complement the curriculum in order to provide a seamless learning environment both in and outside the classroom and promote student retention and success. We strive to keep the eight pillars of the university vision front and center in our daily work: community, service, technology, sustainability, diversity, excellence, innovation, and partnerships as we facilitate students’ development as healthy, culturally competent global citizens.

Dean of Students

The Dean of Students office promotes an inclusive campus community and serves as a resource for students and their families. Dr. Erickson works closely with the other deans and faculty on the campus to provide support, information, and referrals, and to facilitate resolution to student issues and problems. She also serves as the campus’ Title IX Coordinator and investigates and resolves complaints of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.  


Student Affairs Administration Building (Building 8)
Phone 831-582-4081
Fax 831-582-3481

Child Care Center

CSUMB has partnered with Early Development Services (EDS) to provide quality, licensed, affordable childcare to the campus community. EDS has served the City of Seaside for nearly 13 years and is a NAEYC accredited agency. More information about EDS can be found on their website at earlydevelopmentservices.com.

Health & Wellness Services

Physical, Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Wellness
Each of the three units comprising Health & Wellness Services at CSUMB - the Campus Health Center, the Personal Growth and Counseling Center, and Student Disability Resources - strive to assist members of the CSUMB community in achieving and maintaining physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness.

Judicial Affairs & Community Standards

The Office of Judicial Affairs & Community Standards at CSUMB is responsible for enforcing student conduct policies and addressing student behavioral issues, utilizing methods that are consistent with the University's goal of providing students with learning experiences. The mission is to assist the university in achieving its vision of a model, pluralistic, academic community in an atmosphere of mutual respect. This is accomplished through modeling, mentoring, counseling, and use of progressive discipline for students where necessary to building character, integrity, responsibility, values and ethics.

Student Activities & Leadership Development

The Student Activities & Leadership Development department at Cal State Monterey Bay is committed to student development through co-curricular programming, community involvement, leadership opportunities, and student advocacy. Motivated by social justice and grounded in best practices, theory, and continuous assessment we strive to cultivate engaged members of the community.

Student Housing & Residential Life

By leading with an ethic of care, Student Housing & Residential Life staff members build strong communities that promote lasting relationships, a pluralistic perspective, ethical decision making, and personal responsibility. Living in our residential communities, students develop a sense of campus pride while benefiting from a safe, inclusive, diverse environment that fosters student success, personal growth, and professional development. Through collaboration with current and prospective students, those who support them, campus partners, and the surrounding communities, we provide a Cal State Monterey Bay student housing experience that educates residents as they persist towards graduation while continually developing skills in lifelong learning, empowered leadership, and global citizenry.