About Anchor University
Our Commitment to Sacramento
Anchor institutions strategically embrace and support their interdependent role in the community as significant drivers for economic and cultural growth, innovation, and revitalization.
As Sacramento’s anchor university, Sacramento State aligns its resources and efforts to cultivate purposeful, long-term and mutually beneficial partnerships across the region to:
Confront systemic inequities
Transform the lives of our students
Strengthen our communities
There are many ways to connect with Sac State to bring students, faculty, or alumni to your project, from providing internship opportunities for students to participating in faculty research or professional development.
Let's work together to advance Sacramento's community priorites.
Sacramento State assumes the obligation to embrace our anchor mission and work collectively and collaboratively to address long-standing and entrenched social and economic issues. The University's focus represents the wide diversity of Sacramento State’s academic programs and regional needs. Our priority areas of strategic focus are:
- Pre-K-12 Education
- Arts & Culture
- Health & Well-Being
- Homelestsness & Housing
- Inclusive Economic Opportunity & Workforce
- Environment, Mobility, and Sustainability