You are in the official 2010-2011 General Catalog
for California State University, Fresno.
2771 East Shaw
Fresno, CA 93710
The auxiliary corporations are non-profit public benefit entities organized and operating for the purpose of assisting California State University, Fresno in the attainment of its educational mission. Auxiliary organizations must be self-supporting. Fresno State has six recognized CSU auxiliary organizations -- Associated Students, Inc.; Athletic Corporation; California State University, Fresno, Association, Inc.; California State University, Fresno Foundation; Agricultural Foundation of California State University, Fresno; and Fresno State Programs for Children, Inc. These auxiliary organizations provide a variety of services that serve Fresno State students, faculty, and staff.
The California State University, Fresno Association, Inc.
The California State University, Fresno Association, Inc. administers and manages the commercial activities of the university. It also provides accounting and managerial services for other auxiliary corporations. The Association's Board of Directors is composed of members from the campus and external community and is chaired by the university's vice president for administration/chief financial officer.
At California State University, Fresno, the commercial activities include the following:
- Kennel Bookstore (www.kennelbookstore.com)
- Save Mart Center (www.savemartcenter.com)
- Student Recreation Center (www.auxiliary.com/src/)
- University Courtyard - Housing (www.universitycourtyard.org)
- University Dining Services (www.auxiliary.com/diningservices)
- University Student Union (www.auxiliary.com/USU/)
The California State University, Fresno Foundation
Governed by a board of governors, the Foundation provides financial management and administration of sponsored programs, scholarships, loan funds, the endowment fund, investments, and many other activities by the Foundation for the benefit of the California State University, Fresno. The Foundation is also responsible for acceptance of gifts and charitable donations, bequests, trusts, endowments, and academic and athletic scholarships - made to the university and other auxiliary corporations.
The Agricultural Foundation
The University Farm Laboratory is a vital part of the education program for the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology. It is continually used to support courses offered by seven departments within the college. Governed by a board of directors, the Agricultural Foundation of California State University, Fresno manages and operates livestock, field crops, orchards, vineyards, and other farm enterprises in support of the total educational experience for the student.