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President's Message

A Message from Acting President Dr. Richard Storti

Welcome to College of San Mateo!

Richard Storti, Ed.D.

Our accomplished and dedicated faculty and staff are committed to your success. Whether you are a first-time student or a returning student, College of San Mateo (CSM) offers a full range of high-quality academic programs leading to 69 associate degrees and 81 certificate majors. CSM offers programs in state-of-the-art facilities leading to transfer opportunities to four-year colleges and universities, skills to enter or advance in the workforce, and personal academic goal attainment.

CSM also offers a wealth of student support services to assist and guide you through your educational pursuits. I invite you to utilize the many resources available on campus including our new Student Health Center, counseling services, athletic center, and financial aid.

CSM provides a safe, welcoming and inclusive learning environment for all students. Currently serving over 65% students of color, the College is both a Hispanic Serving Institution and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The College serves over 15,000 students annually, providing holistic student services, an extensive range of degree and certificate programs, and a wide variety of collegiate sports for both men and women.

While this website provides a wealth of valuable information about CSM, we would love for you to visit our campus to experience this dynamic learning environment first-hand.

CSM has vibrant student life with a variety of clubs, activities, programs, and athletics. We offer so many ways for you to become involved and to stay connected in college activities.

On behalf of faculty and staff, I welcome you to CSM!

Richard Storti, Ed.D.
Acting President, College of San Mateo