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Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Assitant Professor of Nursing Austin NationOur diverse and committed faculty and staff offer an exceptional and inclusive educational experience to Cal State Fullerton students. We are intentional about supporting student growth and developing practices so that faculty and students have an equitable opportunity for success and a strong sense of belonging. These actions are essential to our following goals:

  • Realizing student’s academic accomplishments and personal 
  • Promoting faculty's research and creative activities
  • Recruiting and retaining highly talented faculty and staff

Learn more about DEI

Innovative Teaching

migrants walking along a road, symbolizing Explore Core's first offering, Migrant LivesExplore Core introduces students to a topic using multiple lenses and methods, exposing them to the variety of disciplines available at Cal State Fullerton. Explore Core can help you find your intellectual home and teach you how to draw on an array of analytical and practical skills to approach a problem holistically and creatively.

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Student Academic Support

student in graduation cap and gownWe are committed to creating and actualizing a welcoming, inclusive, and 
equitable university environment where all students feel supported and have the 
agency to be successful in their academic and personal journey at Cal State 
Fullerton. In addition to our holistic and relational Academic Advising teams, 
Supplemental Instruction, University Learning Center, and the University Honors 
Program, we support students through various programs and initiatives listed 

  • Health Professions Advising
  • Fullerton Together (Supportive Pathways to First Year Program)
  • Early Assessment Program
  • California Promise/Fullerton Finish
  • Reimagining Success for Every Titan (RESET)

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Revolutionary Collaboration

Workers box ancestral remains and cultural materials to repatriate them to indigenous communitiesThe Division of Academic Affairs at Cal State Fullerton builds coalitions across campus and in the community to advance the university's mission to promote collaboration as a pillar of student achievement and success in a diverse and interconnected world.

Learn more about our community collaborations

Support the Division

a crowd of students outside the Pollak LibraryDonating to the Division of Academic Affairs at Cal State Fullerton is an opportunity to directly impact the success and growth of students, faculty, and the university as a whole. Contributions to various academic programs and initiatives will foster a vibrant academic community, shaping the future of education and preparing students to thrive in an ever-evolving world. Click to donate to:

To learn more about these initiatives and programs, or others within the Division of Academic Affairs, please contact our Director of Development, Jessica Hamman, at 657-278-3674 or at 

dr. amir dabirian

About Provost Dabirian

The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer for Cal State Fullerton. He provides leadership for the planning and management of all academic and instructional resources that maintain and enhance the teaching, scholarship, and research mission of the university. The Provost works directly with College Deans, Associate and Assistant Vice Presidents, the Vice Provost, and other members of the Provost’s executive staff to carry out these responsibilities.

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Office of the Provost

Dr. Amir Dabirian

2600 Nutwood Ave.
Fullerton CA 92831

(657) 278-2614

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