CSSA monitors and advocates systemwide policy on behalf of CSU students. The organization’s university affairs committee reviews, researches and makes recommendations to the CSSA Board of Directors on all university-related items originating from the CSU Board of Trustees, the CSU Office of the Chancellor or the campus presidents.
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1970s: Sponsored coalition to establish departments serving students with disabilities.
1978: Effectively lobbied CSU to remove a six-year-old policy on tuition.
1979: CSUPA becomes CSSA; board expands to include at-large campus representatives.
1987: Sponsored bill to repeal state law penalizing student’s financial aid for participation in protests.1990s: Effectively lobbied CSU to improve student fee policy (one-third financial aid set aside, caps on mandatory campus fees, student referendums required, student majorities required on student fee advisory committees [SFAC]).
1990s: Effectively lobbied CSU to improve student fee policy (one-third financial aid set aside, caps on mandatory campus fees, student referendums required, student majorities required on student fee advisory committees [SFAC]).
1994: CSSA resolution regarding students with hearing impairments leads to CSU contract with language interpreters.
2000: Secured stable funding from CSU system.
2000: Secured second student trustee position.
2001: Effectively lobbied Board of Trustees to implement policy ensuring student shared governance across the CSU system.
2009: Effectively lobbied CSU administration to issue a coded memorandum identifying campus policies that strengthen student participation in campus policy development.