Move-in day

Move-in day heralds start of school year

Aug. 22 was move-in day at Cal State Monterey Bay, where incoming students said hello to new roommates and goodbye to parents.

Over the weekend, freshmen and transfers were joined by returning students for the start of classes on Aug. 25.

Total enrollment for the fall semester is expected to be about 6,500, including 1,336 freshmen – a 61 percent increase over last year – 883 transfer students and 200 international students.

CSUMB charts 'bold course' for next decade

President Eduardo Ochoa delivered an upbeat State of the University address at the World Theater as he noted school achievements as well as plans for the future.

“It has been an outstanding year for Cal State Monterey Bay,” President Ochoa said. “We are growing and playing a more integral role in the life of our community,” he said, referring to enrollment growth, hiring of more tenure-track faculty members and an expansion of service to the community.