How do I submit?

There are three ways to participate in Together/Apart:

Submit a digital item

To submit a digital item, upload the file and give us information about your submission.

Answer a few questions

You can also Share Your Story by filling out a short questionnaire that asks about your lived experience during these times.

There is also a questionnaire for faculty to share how their teaching has changed during the pandemic.

Donate a physical item

To donate a physical item email with the following information: your name, contact information (email is best), and what you are looking to donate. CSUSM university archives employees will be in touch to discuss donation logistics further.


45 CFR 46.102(l)(1) deems activities such as these as not being research and thus not applicable to IRB approval. "For purposes of this part, the following activities are deemed not to be research: (1) Scholarly and journalistic activities (e.g., oral history, journalism, biography, literary criticism, legal research, and historical scholarship), including the collection and use of information, that focus directly on the specific individuals about whom the information is collected."