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Center for Demographic Research (CDR) Opens in new window

is a non-profit research center dedicated to the development and support of demographic research. Its mission is to provide accurate and timely information regarding population, housing and employment characteristics in an efficient and cost-effective manner. The CDR focuses mainly on, but is not limited to, demographics in Orange County, California and works on projects for public and private organizations involving custom data services, mapping, and research.

Center for Oral & Public History Opens in new window

brings the past to life by creating a vital historical narrative of Southern California's diverse and complex human experience. The Center creates specialized projects for various organizations on a contract basis and offers duplication, workshop, and transcription services.

Cooper Center Opens in new window

the official repository for Orange County's archaeological and paleontology collections and provides a chronicle of the history of life in the county over the past 180 million years. The Cooper Center operates as a partnership between California State University, Fullerton, and the County of Orange through OC Parks.

Fullerton International Resources for Schools and Teachers Opens in new window

facilitates kindergarten through high school professional development opportunities by running comprehensive programs such as summer intensives and instructional coaching. Also administers the cultural ambassador program at CSUF.

Social Science Research Center Opens in new window

specializes in the delivery of tailored research support services to a variety of organizations, utilizing scientific methods informed by advances in communications technologies and current best practices. The Center strongly believes that the best research approach is one that most directly addresses the client's data information needs. The Center also strives to provide professional, objective, and usable data to those who contract with us. While it is best known for its 24 station Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI) Lab, the Center regularly incorporates mixed-method approaches to the applied research it undertakes.

South Central Coastal Information Center Opens in new window

one of ten regional information centers that comprise the California Historical Resources Information System (CHRIS). The Center provides comprehensive archaeological and built-environment information for Orange, Los Angeles, and Ventura Counties and integrates new historical reports and resources into the California Historical Resources Inventory.

Center for Sustainability Opens in new window

acts as a focal point and coordination hub for sustainability-related activities on campus. Raises awareness regarding sustainability through its web and social media presence, Earth Week, and other interactive events. Supports sustainability-related activities for students and faculty by providing logistic assistance and facilitating research and curriculum development related to sustainability.