In addition to the possibility of participating in the CSU`s international programmes, it is also possible to study abroad at the 53 universities in 22 countries with which the SF State has signed special agreements. These agreements require an equal exchange between students who go both ways, students who wish to study at San Francisco State University abroad and students from the state of San Francisco who wish to study abroad at the host university where the other student is enrolled. Some of these programs are also university-specific or departmentally specific. In 2004, the university was renamed Sacramento State, short for Sac State. Although students have for years called the school “Sac State.” The official name is California State University, Sacramento. The terms CSUS, Cal State Sacramento, Sacramento State University, CSU Sacramento and CS Sacramento are inappropriate according to the style identity guide, although the university`s web address is csus.edu. The university has also adopted a new logo and seal that replaces the previous design based on the California seal. In addition, the exact shades of Sacramento State`s green and gold colors were formalized in the 2005 Style Guide. In 2014, the CSU withdrew recognition of certain religious organizations that had political conflicts with a state-imposed policy of non-discrimination.  The new directive stipulated that religious clubs should allow each student to participate as a student leader, regardless of their beliefs.  In the fall of 2015, LA CRU and Intervarsity agreed with the Chancellor, who allowed them to return to campus while maintaining their religious beliefs.  Sacramento State is organized into seven college colleges and a continuing education college. The university is also a member of the consortium that manages Moss Landing Marine Laboratories and offers marine science programs.
In keeping with its proximity to an emerging electronics industry, the university is developing advanced applications of technology to learn over a vast territory of Northern California through computerized teaching and television broadcasts.  Sacramento State has a wide selection of social clubs and academics and organizations. Each strives to help students with similar interests to associate with common goals and aspirations. They put in place a wide range of opportunities for participation. They often represent national, international, local and regional organizations. Some also promote certain cultures or multiculturalism, as well as politics and recreation. Clubs and organizations are mentored by Student Organizations – Leadership. In the fall of 2012, about 7% of men (or 774 students) were in fraternities, while 5% of women (or 725 students) participated in the sorority for a total of about 1,500 Greeks (the largest class to date).  First possible repayments for students who obtained alternative loans an independent ROTC Army program took place until 1996, when the California State University program, Sacramento President Donald Gerth was terminated because of the military`s “Don`t ask, don`t tell” policy.  The program was readmitted to campus in 1997, as the campus could lose federal education funding and research support. In 2002, the program received the MacArthur ROTC Leadership Award.  The program currently exists as an extension of the Forged Gold Battalion to the University of California, Davis.
  There is no undeserved help for a student who retires after the 60% return time.