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The Santos Manuel Student Union (SMSU) Board of Directors is an incorporated body that acts as an auxiliary organization of the University to oversee the operations of the SMSU and the Student Recreation & Wellness Center.

The SMSU Board of Directors Student Representative is a critical leadership position at CSUSB. Please know that by submitting an application to be considered for the SMSU Board of Directors Student Representative position, you are giving permission for the Executive Director of the SMSU Corporation to complete a confidential review of your current academic, financial and student conduct standing at CSUSB. If you are not in good academic, financial and conduct standing at CSUSB, your application to serve on the SMSU Board of Directors will not be considered for further review. If you have questions or concerns about this requirement, please contact the Executive Assistant at

How to Apply:

Candidate Requirements:

  • Have a cumulative 2.5 GPA in order to apply and maintain a 2.5 GPA each semester and cumulatively for continued eligibility.
  • Have been a regularly enrolled (not through the College of Extended Learning) CSUSB student during the semester previous to the one for which you are applying and continue to be a regularly enrolled student in at least six units each semester.
  • Be in good standing with the University in regards to academics, financial, and student conduct.
  • Abide by the CSUSB Student Conduct Code and remain in good standing with regards to the CSUSB Student Conduct Code.


Complete the application and email it to the Executive Assistant, Steven Avila at by Monday, April 03, 2023. A complete application will consist of the application (two pages), question responses, and a current résumé. Finalists will be invited to attend the SMSU Board of Directors Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 11, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for an interview.

Additional Information:

If you have any questions, please contact the Executive Assistant, Steven Avila at