CSU East Bay is on a 343-acre campus in the suburban setting of Hayward, California, not far from San Francisco Bay Area.
CSU East Bay has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? CSU East Bay has fraternities and sororities.
CSU East Bay has the Tau Sigma Hour Society. In fact, more students participate in the Tau Sigma Hour Society than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at CSU East Bay include East Bay Student Nursing Association, Golden Key Honor Society, Black Student Union and Sigma Sigma Sigma Society.
CSU East Bay students' favorite campus traditions are Al Fresco Fall Welcome Festival, Homecoming Week and Spring Mayhem Concert/Festival.
This table offers information on housing at CSU East Bay.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,650|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,632|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||14%|
CSU East Bay offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing. and 14% of students lived off-campus or commuted to CSU East Bay. There are 1,650 spots available in on-campus housing for all 13,141 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,632 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 5% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
CSU East Bay offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At CSU East Bay there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at CSU East Bay:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
California State University, East Bay is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The CSU East Bay campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
CSU East Bay offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit CSU East Bay, take Interstate 880 to Hayward, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Oakland International airport.
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