Dean of Students
The Office of the Dean of Students (DOS) works collaboratively with students, faculty, administrators and staff to enhance the overall CSUEB experience. The Dean of Students oversees student success programs and activities designed to retain and graduate low income, first generation, historically underrepresented and underserved student populations. The Dean of Students also manages student/parent complaints, development of parent programs, and community outreach events. The Dean of Students is Stan Hébert and can be reached at 510-885-4740.
The EXCEL Program (Student Support Services Program) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The program provides a variety of educational services for Cal State East Bay undergraduates who have a demonstrated academic need and are low-income, first-generation college or disabled. The major goals of the program are to increase the retention and graduation rates of program participants and to create a supportive environment that encourages academic success.
GANAS (Gaining Access ‘N Academic Success) is an innovative access and retention program that aims to smooth the transition process for community college transfer students and increase the baccalaureate degree attainment of program participants. Students engage in a one-year cohort experience paired with intensive counseling and mentoring. GANAS provides a supportive environment that focuses on Latina/o and multicultural content.
Renaissance Scholars Program
The Renaissance Scholars Program provides a variety of educational and support services for former foster youth attending Cal State East Bay. The major goals of the program are to increase educational opportunities for former foster youth; improve the retention and graduation rates of program participants; and to create a supportive environment that encourages academic success.
Sankofa Scholars Program
The Sankofa Scholars Program is an innovative access and retention program that aims to smooth the process of transition for community college transfer students to Cal State East Bay and increase the baccalaureate degree attainment of program participants. Sankofa supports its students and addresses the challenges they face as they enter CSUEB. Sankofa enables students to integrate their home identities with their school identity by creating a sense of community within the cohort. Sankofa is open to all students. It provides a supportive learning environment that focuses on African American and multicultural content.
Student Academic Services
Student Academic Services (SAS) works to improve student access and retention at the University. The primary mission of Student Academic Services is to provide educational access and academic support to historically low-income, first generation college, and educationally underserved students who might otherwise not be afforded the opportunity to attend college.
Services are proactive, culturally sensitive, and personalized to meet the needs of a diverse student population.
Programs within SAS:
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) provides advising for California students with economically and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds. EOP serves qualifying students who have a history of low income, need academic support services, and demonstrate the potential to succeed at Cal State East Bay.
Student Transition and Retention Program (STAR)
The Student Transition and Retention (STAR) Program is designed to support EOP exception admit students (who participated in Summer Bridge) throughout the year to increase their retention rates. Students attend weekly workshops, tutoring, scheduled events, and are assigned a peer mentor and provided with additional resources to succeed.
Summer Bridge Program
Summer Bridge is a non-residential four-week academic program designed to assist a select group of newly admitted Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) freshmen with their transition from high school to college. During Summer Bridge students will learn academic skills necessary to succeed at Cal State East Bay. Additionally, students will meet dedicated faculty, staff and EOP students that challenge them to grow academically and personally.
Student Support Operation for Success (SSOS)
Student Service Operation for Success (SSOS) aims to provide a full range of academic support services, counseling and cultural activities to promote success for Asian American and Pacific Islander students in college and career readiness at California State University, East Bay. The program's services include academic support to increase successful outcomes, foster personal development, enhance social networking, and to create paths for students to reach graduation and realize their career goals. Additionally the project will collect AAPI disaggregated (individual) data to provide a greater understanding of this unique student population.
Veteran Students Services
Veteran Students Services Program provides wraparound student support services to all Cal State East Bay veteran students. Program services are organized around two key services:
1. One-on-one holistic academic counseling that includes academic advisement, career & goal planning, scholarship guidance, graduate school advising, guidance on balancing academic and personal life; and
2. Processing educational benefits and benefits coaching - guidance on the effective use of VA benefits and/or other resources to achieve education and career goals.
Additionally, the program offers peer mentoring, referrals to other departments and external agencies and opportunities for networking and building a community of veteran students. Veteran Students Services works closely with the Veteran Student Organization (VSO) to promote the needs of veteran students in the university community.
Division of Student Affairs
Office of the Vice President
California State University, East Bay
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94542
Dean of Students