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Commencement Information

Commencement ceremonies There will be three commencement ceremonies this year. Both Graduate and Undergraduate students participate in each ceremony. There will be a Hooding Ceremony...

Our Lutrinae Seniors

With this year’s Commencement Ceremony, The Lutrinae will be losing three of its founding staff members. These members are a monumental contribution of the...

Graduate programs celebrate record number of graduates

CSUMB is a developing campus, and there are seven Graduate programs that students can earn a Master’s degree in. The number of Graduate degrees...

CSUMB is sunsetting the Integrated Studies Special Major

As of May 26, 2017 CSUMB stopped taking incoming ISSM (Integrated Studies Special Major) students, and the major is now being sunset after Spring...

Farewell Otters

Hello Otters, I hope everyone had an amazing Spring 2018 semester here at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB), and that everyone continues to have...

Chelsey Bucher-Hebert earns 2018 Social Justice Award

Chelsey Bucher-Hebert is being recognized for her outstanding contributions to social justice at both CSUMB and for the Monterey community at large. CSUMB’s Outstanding...

Letter from the AS President (May 10)

Hey Otters! It is with both great joy and great sadness that I write my final letter to you as your Associated Students President.  It...

Letter from the President

Our students come to Cal. State Monterey Bay for many different reasons. Perhaps it was a particular academic program that attracted you to CSUMB....

Organization Awards

Psychology Society Inter Clubs Council Club of the Year The purposes of the Psychology Society is to facilitate social events for psychology students, serve the surrounding...

Honors awarded to more than 500 students

“You are our best,” said President Eduardo Ochoa, at the May 5 Honors Convocation. “We expect great things from you. Keep in touch.” The top...

CSUMB’s End of Year Concert

“You know, I’m just excited to be here and play my music for everyone. Tonight is gonna be lit,” siad Rob $tone in a...

Alex Jensen Earns Provost’s Award

Alex Jensen has earned the Provost’s Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement. The prestigious award is granted to a student who has demonstrated exemplary achievement...

January Cornelius Earns President’s Award

January Cornelius has earned the President’s Award for Exemplary Student Achievement, the highest honor a student can receive at CSUMB. The special accolade is...

Commencement Ceremony Keynote Speakers

Dr. Amalia Mesa-Bains Friday, May 18, 3 p.m. College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences Dr. Amalia Mesa-Bains is an artist, educator and cultural critic who...

Theresa Dexter earns 2018 Alumni Vision Award

Theresa Dexter is being recognized by CSUMB’s Alumni center for the promotion and facilitation of higher education. The Alumni Center selects one student from...

Affinity Graduation celebrations

The Affinity Graduations honor the accomplishments and experiences of CSUMB graduates who come from historically marginalized backgrounds. The eight Affinity Graduations center the identities...

Graduating Student Stories

We asked the majors to put forward names of students who are graduating, who they felt had interesting stories to share. Here are a...

UROC Mentor of the Year Award: Dr. Danielle Burchett, Assistant Professor...

Dr. Danielle Burchett, Assistant Professor of Psychology in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at CSUMB, is the recipient of this year’s...

Slut Walk empowers survivors of sexual assault

A group of students marched around campus chanting, “Whatever we wear, wherever we go! ‘yes’ means yes and ‘no’ means no!” On Thursday, April...

Cap decorating contest, May 5

If you want to be featured on the cover of The Lutrinae’s special Commencement issue, now’s your chance! We are holding a cap decorating...

Chancellor responds to proposed tuition hike

On April 20 Timothy White, the Chancellor for all of the California State Universities sent out a letter to all addressing an upcoming tuition...

California’s controversial water bill

How far would you go to establish a legacy? Perhaps establishing something that will be around for future generations, and every time it’s seen...

Faith on campus

You’re walking around campus, and spot a chalk drawing that reads, “Come Check Out Cru!” Do you ever wonder what Cru stands for? It...

The philosophy of a legend

To most of the Major League Baseball (MLB) fans, the biggest news of the transfer market in the off season could be Shohei Ohtani,...