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DSA | Design Student Association

Welcome Back! 

The Design Student Association is excited to welcome you all back to campus and re-introduce ourselves!

Stop by the Duncan Anderson Design Gallery on Thursday, September 2nd from 12:00-12:30pm and say hello!

Come learn about DSA, grab some healthy snacks (must be consumed outside the design building), and make some new design friends.

ALSO, the first 25 students win a free DSA sticker!!

Make sure to complete the COVID-19 ALL Student Pre-Screen in your student apps the day of and wear a mask if you plan to visit campus!

We can't wait to meet you all! See you Thursday!

DSA Welcome Week Meeting, Noon, Sept 02 in the Design Gallery

Spring 2021 | Voices in Design: Discussions for Social Change

Discussions for Social Change flyer

The Design Student Association (DSA) invites you to join our virtual speaker series.

This event is a three-part speaker series discussing topics of diversity and intersectionality with a 30 minute presentation from a designer in the industry followed by a moderated 30-60 minute question & answer with the speaker, faculty, and industry professionals.

The purpose of the event is to amplify the importance of diversity, to encourage conversations and internal dialogue about social responsibility within the design industry, and to help understand our personal lens and bias.

Friday, March 26, 6:30-8:00pm [PST]
via Zoom Meeting ID:

Interior Design : “Design Activism: A Diverse Interior Space”

Focus: Diversity within the Interior Design Industry

Friday, April 9, 6:30-8:00pm [PST]
via Zoom Meeting ID:

Industrial Design : “Design Activism: Bias in Design”

Focus: Inclusivity within the Industrial Design Industry

Friday, April 23, 6:30-8:00pm [PST]
via Zoom Meeting ID: 

General Design : “Design Activism: Breaking the Children’s Toy Binary”

Focus: Inclusive Design and Social Responsibility within Toy Design

The Design Student Association (DSA) at California State University of Long Beach is a student-led organization supported by mentoring from the design faculty.

Fall 2020

Art Hang Night

Art Hang Night

Spring 2020

All events suspended due to Covid-19 crisis

Fall 2019


Strike and Connect Bowling. September 25


Cover Letter & Resume Workshop with Rosa Trujillo. Century. October 25

Cover Letter & Resume Workshop with Rosa Trujillo


Allsteel Showroom Tour. November 8

Allsteel Showroom Tour

Bonfire Potluck. November 15

Potluck Bonfire event in Huntington Beach

Introduction to Intellectual Property with Professor Steve Boyer. November 20

Intro to Intellectual Property with Professor Steve Boyer

T-Shirt Competition. November 20

T-Shirt Design Competition

Spring 2019

Fall 2018

Spring 2018