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CSUSB Palm Desert Campus students, faculty, staff and alumni volunteer in Cathedral City, Calif., on Sept. 2 to help those affected by Tropical Storm Hilary.
September 8, 2023

Due to the fact that the campus’ annual Convocation ceremony wasn’t able to take place this year because of Tropical Storm Hilary, the PDC Pack Welcome event will officially welcome students to the 2023-24 academic year.

President Morales speaking at Convocation on Aug. 17
August 17, 2023

“This year, I wish to focus on where we are with two major campus initiatives, which were launched at last year’s Convocation: our new 2023-28 strategic plan, which will shape our work and efforts across all segments of the university; and the ongoing ‘Our Defining Moment: The Campaign for CSUSB.’ Its success will also have a tremendous impact on how we are able to grow and serve our students and our region,” CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales said.

Convocation at CSUSB Palm Desert Campus
August 17, 2023

The CSUSB Palm Desert Campus Convocation, which will welcome students to the 2023-24 academic year, has been postponed. New date to be determined.

Student convocation, 2022, at the Palm Desert Campus
September 2, 2022

New and returning students learned about academic tradition and campus life at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus at the event held Sept. 1.

CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales at the 2021 Convocation.
August 15, 2022

Convocation will feature highlights from last year, the goals and challenges for the upcoming year along with announcements of the President’s Special Achievement and Outstanding Employee award winners.

Convocation at the Palm Desert Campus welcomed students, faculty and staff on Aug. 26.
August 27, 2021

CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales delivered the keynote address, sharing campus achievements and advice for students during the Aug. 26 event.

University President Tomás D. Morales opens school year with annual Convocation speech at Coussoulis Arena.
August 19, 2021

“The way we operate as a university will not look entirely the same as during our pre-pandemic days. However, the fact we will once again be able to interact face-to-face this fall, without a screen in between us, is a cause for celebration,” said CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales.

CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales
August 31, 2020

The formal kick-off at the Palm Desert Campus for the 2020-21 academic year took place on Aug. 27. CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales, now entering his ninth year leading the university, delivered the keynote address.

September 20, 2019

The CSUSB Palm Desert Campus celebrated Convocation on Sept. 19, to welcome students, faculty, staff and community members to the 2019-20 academic year