Welcome to Student Life & Development (SLD). We are here to connect you to an out of the classroom education through the various experiences, resources and services CSULB has to offer. Get involved and create positive experiences and relationships to get the most of your time at "The Beach."

Student Organizations|Personal Leadership

Events & Programs

The Office of Student Life and Development hosts several programs for to aid in the personal and professional development of students at CSULB.  These programs play an integral role in helping in enrich the college experience by allowing students to build skills while interacting with their peers.

Alternative Spring Break | Cultural Graduation Celebrations | Leadership AcademyMake a Difference DayT3 Conference

Services & Resources

The Office of Student Life and Development also provides a number of Services and Resources to students and student organizations.  These services range from a professional advising staff, to organization funding, to a leadership resource center, and student resource centers available for culturally-based student organizations.

SLD Academic Travel FundsAmerican Indian Student Services Leadership Resource Center Student Resource Centers


Along with the help of the Associated Students, Student Life & Development recently started using the OrgSync Community Management System (rebranded as BeachSync) to help students become involved with student organization and activities.  By the end of the Fall 2011 Semester, all student organizations will be required to submit their Organization Registrations via BeachSync.  To find more about how to register for BeachSync, please visit the BeachSync Information Page.

News in Student Life

  • 02-04-2015: 2015-2016 ASI Student Government Position Vacancies

  • 02-03-2015: SOAR Advisor Applications Available NOW!

  • 01-30-2015: "Save The Date” for the Nobel Laureate on Thursday, April 9, 2015!

  • 01-28-2015: Tutoring Opportunity!

  • 01-27-2015: Spring Break Live Taping of the Game Show, "The Price Is Right!"


  • 01-16-2015: Volunteer with the Grand Prix

  • 01-14-2015: Officer Orientation and Food Handling Workshops - Spring 2015

  • 12-05-2014: Critical Dialogue: Black Lives Matter on Tues., Dec. 9th from 11 am-12:30 pm at USU Ballrooms

  • 12-05-2014: FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITY-Attend Craig Robinson's new NBC sitcom on Friday, December 12th!


  • 10-27-2014: Student Academic Travel

  • 10-22-2014: MORE Officer Orientation Workshops Available!

  • 10-17-2014: CSULB 35th Annual Black Consciousness Conference is Sun., Nov. 16, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM at Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center - Grand Ball Room

  • 10-17-2014: ATOD and Beach Recovery Event on Tuesday, November 4th at 12:00pm

  • 10-09-2014: SAVE THE DATE: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is on Wednesday, November 12, 2014

  • 10-02-2014: Upcoming Project OCEAN Events

  • 09-19-2014: 2015 Alternative Spring Break

  • 09-08-2014: Make a Difference Day

  • 09-05-2014: Fundraising the easy way with Audiences Unlimited Inc. - TV show tapings


  • 08-13-2014: Attend a new Friday night sitcom starring SNL alumni... and make money!

  • 08-06-2014: Officer Orientation Registration Available!

  • 07-30-2014: The CSULB Innovation Challenge - Win up to $50,000 in value, including $10,000 in seed funding, to make your idea happen!

  • 07-11-2014: Your group can attend Courteney Cox's new celebrity game show as a fundraiser... Weekend Tapings!

  • 06-03-2014: 2014-2015 Student Organization Registration

 Goals of Student Life & Development
 -Promote opportunities for campus and community involvement through student organizations, leadership training and experiences, and community service.
-Support and advise the many programs and events student organizations provide to the campus community.

 Benefits of Involvement
-Make social connections and find a sense of community.
-Make a positive difference on campus and in the community.
-Develop transferable leadership skills.
-Interact with faculty, alumni, business and community leaders and experts in various disciplines.
-Increase the likelihood that you will succeed in achieving your academic degree.
-Gain exposure in career fields by collaborating with professionals and staff.
-Enhance your resume with demonstrated skills valued by potential employers.