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Sacramento State Strategic Plan

The 2023-2028 strategic plan serves as a roadmap for the University. It was formed from the perspectives, experiences, and feedback from the various stakeholder groups that make up our campus community.

This plan will guide us over the next five years, building on our position as a regional institution of higher education and an anchor in the region. It ensures we are serving the needs of students and are positioned for continued growth and success in the years to come.

The plan focuses on six campus imperatives:

2023-2028 Strategic Plan Document

The strategic plan is available to view here.

Desired Outcomes

Goal Desired Outcome
1.1 Cultivate an educational environment that promotes holistic growth and academic achievement. • Increase student participation in academic support programs and services that enable them to develop develop increased self-efficacy, social responsibility, and cultural awareness
• Increase the number of students participating in high impact practices including campus employment, experiential learning, student research and career engagement.
1.2 Enhance knowledge and practices to make the University more student ready. • Increased number of students who feel engaged and supported inside and outside the classroom
• Increase supportive and relational practices tosupport admissions and student success efforts
1.3 Enhance opportunities for student career development and lifelong learning. • Students graduate with an increase in skills and knowledge that meet workforce needs/requirements.
• Increase the number of graduating seniors applying to graduate school
• Increase industry-academic partnerships that lead directly to job placements and career opportunities
• Increase opportunities for adult learner success and educational attainment (CCE and project Attain)
1.4 Improve academic degree completion rates. • Continue to employ strategies maximize progression to degree
• Increase retention rates
1.5 Remove administrative barriers that impede student success. • Eliminate the 30 administrative barriers identified by the Administrative Barriers committee
1.6 Close opportunity gaps for all students. • Students of all backgrounds will progress and graduate at the same rate

Strategic Planning Process

A Strategic Planning Steering Committee of engaged members of the campus and broader Sacramento community worked with MGT Consulting, a firm with extensive experience in higher education strategic planning, through this process. All members of our campus community were invited to participate and have their voice and perspective heard.

Additional Planning Documents

Antiracism & Inclusive Campus Plan

Anchor University Taskforce Report

2015 – 2020 Strategic Plan