University Student Union
The University Student Union of California State University, Stanislaus is the center of student life on campus. As a not-for-profit organization run by the students for the students, we meet the needs of our diverse University by bringing the campus community together within our facilities. We provide a multitude of services, programs, and events to facilitate the growth and development of our campus community.
The University Student Union seeks to provide a community centered gathering place with exceptional facilities, services, and programming to encourage formal and informal student learning and leadership growth. We are committed to providing high quality, convenient services, and facilities that will enhance the daily lives of our students and the campus community. We strive to progressively adapt to meet the ever-changing needs of the students and the campus community.
Community Building & Inclusiveness - prescribing organizational practices aimed at the enhancement of community and togetherness among students, faculty, staff, and administration in the USU building.
Delivering Memorable Customer Service - understanding the needs and wants of customers and ensuring satisfaction before, during and after the completion of transactions.
Growth and Development through Empowerment & Opportunity - fostering a learning environment that allows for advancement of character, skills, and networks both academically and socially.
Integrity - ensuring consistency of employee and student actions, values, expectations, and outcomes in relation to the organizational direction.
Diversity & Social Justice - guaranteeing the fair and proper treatment of all members of the campus community within the USU building.
Servant Leadership - putting the needs of the USU constituents and employees above any one individual with the aim to achieve common goals for the organization that are mutually beneficial for all.
Budget & Audits
The following are the budgets, audits and other financial information related to the University Student Union organization:
Audited Financial Statements
IRS Form 990
- 2011 
- 2013-2014 
The University Student Union is organized and operated solely for the benefit of California State University, Stanislaus. This corporation is organized as an auxiliary organization under Section 89900, et seq. of the California Education Code, exclusively for educational and charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as amended and for the following purposes:
(a) To operate exclusively for public and charitable purposes within the meaning of the California Revenue and Taxation Code Section 23701d (or corresponding provisions of any future California Revenue Law).
(b) Subject to the direction and approval of the University President or designee, to finance, construct and operate campus facilities at California State University, Stanislaus, for the benefit of students, faculty, staff, and alumni in order to promote and assist the educational program of the University operating as an integrated part of the overall University campus program, and to apply the funds and properties coming into its control toward furthering the educational program carried on or approved by the University President or a designee.
(c) Subject to the direction and approval of the University President or designee, to purchase, own, sell and encumber and otherwise deal in and with such real and personal property as the Board of Directors of this corporation may find or consider to be suited to the primary purpose of advancing the welfare of California State University, Stanislaus, and for promoting the common educational interests of California State University, Stanislaus students, as approved by the University President or a designee.
(d) To do or refrain from doing any lawful act or thing which at any time may be authorized by the Board of Directors or members of this corporation, so long as the doing or refraining from doing the lawful act will advance the welfare of California State University, Stanislaus, and promote the common educational interests of California State University, Stanislaus students.
(e) To provide service and support to the students of California State University. This corporation is formed, and shall operate exclusively the California State University, Stanislaus in accordance with Internal Revenue Code Section 509(a)(3).
CSU Operation Agreement
USU Lease Agreements