About us


Our Mission

We support the University’s mission by serving the Central Valley with innovative programs delivered in alternative formats and locations. Collaborating with college partners, programs are designed to maximize access in order to meet the existing and emerging educational and workforce needs of our region. 

Continuing and Professional Education

Continuing and Professional Education serves the Central Valley community through non-traditional University Degrees, Certificate Programs, Specialized Training, and Service all designed to meet our community’s educational, workforce, and professional development needs. We strive to be a leader in the Central Valley for Educational Outreach by increasing access for all learners, collaborating with communities, promoting lifelong learning, and maximizing innovation.

International Education and Global Engagement

International Education and Global Engagement offers a wide variety of programs for people to experience the world and develop a global mindset. Study in the heart of California in a peaceful parklike setting covered with trees and water features. Stanislaus State, or “Stan State,” located in Turlock, CA, is a charming mid-sized city with a population of 75,000. Students are able to make friends easily and enjoy all that California has to offer while feeling safe and connected to the community.