Media Relations

Resources for the Media

CSUDH Campus News Center

The CSUDH News Center is the primary source of news, information, and stories about California State University, Dominguez Hills and its students, faculty, and staff.

CSUDH Experts Guide for Journalists

An online guide to the exceptional scholars and educators at CSUDH, who are among the most distinguished experts in their fields. They are available to offer their special knowledge, informed opinions, and noteworthy perspectives on current and unique topics.

Campus Facts

A leader in groundbreaking programs that foster a college-focused culture in the urban communities it serves, CSUDH is a laboratory and national model for student access and success. We offer a proven path to professional opportunity and social equity for under-served students and all students who aspire to succeed and thrive in a complex and global society.

National Rankings [PDF]

To get an unbiased opinion and see how CSUDH compares to other colleges and universities, take a look at some of our recent national rankings.

Campus History, Mission & Vision

We provide education, scholarship, and service that are designed to be accessible and transformative. We welcome students who seek academic achievement, personal fulfillment, and preparation for the work of today and tomorrow.


CSUDH is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The last WASC Educational Effectiveness Review was conducted in 2008, and CSUDH’s accreditation was reaffirmed for 10 years.

University President Parham's Bio

Highly regarded as an administrator, researcher, and speaker, with a proven ability to motivate and lead within the academic community, Dr. Thomas Parham is the ninth president of California State University, Dominguez Hills.

CSUDH Campus Facts Sheet [PDF]

This comprehensive fact sheet features a wide range of information and statistics about the university -- everything from admissions and degree programs to campus facilities.

Crisis Communications

University Communications helps provide essential information and services during an on-campus emergency or crisis. Our procedures and contact information can be found here.

Campus Maps and Directions

CSUDH's attractive campus community is located in Carson, the heart of Southern California's South Bay region. This page features a campus map, driving directions, and parking information for visitors to the campus.

Contact Us

University Communications and Marketing staff includes public relations professionals responsible for securing local, national, and regional media coverage of the university.

The office is responsible for communicating official university positions on issues of general, campus-wide impact or significance, as well as crisis communications during a critical or emergency situation.

  • Associate Vice President, Communications and Marketing
    Email Myla Edmond or call (310) 243-3849
  • Director, University Communications and Public Affairs
    Email Amy Bentley-Smith or call (310) 243-2455
  • Media Relations Specialist
    Email Lilly McKibbin or call (310) 243-2034