UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2016-2017

Associated Students

The Associated Students is the primary advocate for students at CSUN and provides excellent, meaningful programs and services designed to create and enhance a spirited, learning-focused campus environment. All registered students are members of the Associated Students of CSUN. This incorporated campus entity is governed by elected student leaders including, a president, a vice president …

Athletics, Intercollegiate

The University offers a broad program of competitive sports for both male and female student athletes. Teams compete at the NCAA Division I level, with most sports competing in the Big West Conference. Cal State Northridge Athletics is a diverse and broad-based sports program, which exists to provide highly skilled students with the opportunity to …

Career Center

The Career Center helps students explore majors and careers, clarify life and career goals, and prepare for the transition from graduation to employment or graduate school. We assist students in finding a direction for their studies by connecting academic and career plans. We are also a resource for employment and work-based learning opportunities. At the Career Center, …

Children’s Center

The Associated Students Children’s Center provides early childhood education and care for the children of students formally admitted and currently enrolled at CSUN, as well as children of faculty/staff and, if available, the surrounding community. Priority is given to children of students. The Children’s Center has the capacity to care for 140 children (ages 18 months to …

Department of Police Services

The Department of Police Services provides law enforcement services to the University community, and is open 24 hours a day/seven days a week. All reports of criminal activity, fire, injury or hazards should be reported to the department immediately. The department is staffed with sworn peace officers that have full police powers and are trained …

Disability Resources and Educational Services

Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES) provides a variety of support services that empower students to gain independence, achieve academic success and develop realistic career goals to demonstrate their full potential. The DRES office serves students with physical, learning and mental health disabilities. To receive services at DRES, students need to register with the DRES …

International and Exchange Student Center

The International and Exchange Student Center (IESC) provides approximately 2,900 international students with immigration advisement and provides cross-cultural programming to positively underscore important issues of diversity. In addition, IESC provides services to the study abroad and exchange programs through allowing students the opportunity to explore another country and/or another institution within the United States. IESC provides services …

Matador Involvement Center (MIC)

The MIC connects students to dynamic co-curricular programs that empower them to make the most of their college experience. Through the MIC, students can engage in any one of 300-plus clubs and organizations, including approximately 50 Greek organizations. Students interested in giving to the community can do so with Unified We Serve—the campus volunteer program. The MIC offers …

National Center on Deafness (NCOD)

Since 1964, the National Center on Deafness has served students who are deaf and hard of hearing at the University level. NCOD, internationally recognized for its mainstreamed programs and services, provides an innovative orientation program, communication access services (interpreting, transcription and note taking), academic advisement, tutoring and select direct communication (sign) classes to students who …

Parking Services

Parking Services is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the campus parking facilities. Parking Services requires all vehicles that park on campus display a valid CSU parking permit. Students must obtain the appropriate parking permit before parking in a designated “Student” parking lot. Parking pay stations may also be used to pay for parking. Keep …

Pride Center

The Pride Center supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and questioning students, faculty and staff through programming and educational outreach to improve the campus climate for LGBTQ individuals, as well as to advocate for the respect and safety of all members of the campus community. Programs and Services LGBTQ Peer Mentor Program LGBTQ from …

Student Affairs, Office of the Vice President

The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs is responsible for the overall quality of student life at CSUN. The Vice President and his staff provide coordination and direction to the Division of Student Affairs and work closely with other components of the University to ensure that programs, services, policies and procedures foster the …

Student Health Center, Klotz

Hours of Service Appointments and Primary Care Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Thursday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. The Klotz Student Health Center (SHC) is dedicated to providing the highest-quality healthcare to CSUN students and to the University Community. SHC services and educational programs are designed to help students maintain and improve their health …

Student Housing

“Success Lives Here”—that’s the motto of Student Housing at CSUN as our residents take advantage of the tools, resources and relationships that help them make the most of their college careers. CSUN Student Housing residents enjoy the independence of living on campus combined with the benefits of belonging to a diverse, learning-centered residence hall community. …

Student Involvement and Development

The Office of Student Involvement and Development promotes the development of individual students, enabling them to pursue a challenging variety of roles and leadership opportunities, to function in a wide range of environments and to appreciate the great diversity of individual differences while pursing their academic goals. We prepare students for an international, multicultural society …

Student Recreation Center

The Student Recreation Center (SRC) is a 138,000-square-foot facility for exercise and leisure activities that promotes lifelong health and wellness. Designed as a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) gold-certified facility, the eco-friendly SRC houses the most up-to-date equipment and a welcoming staff that includes more than 200 CSUN students with enthusiastic school spirit. The …

Testing Center

The Testing Center provides a variety of programs to assist CSUN students and the community. The mission of the Testing Center is to advance the University’s academic mission by facilitating an individual’s educational and professional goals, while providing a considerate and secure atmosphere for testing. The Testing Center provides high-quality testing services to meet the growing …

University Counseling Services

University Counseling Services (UCS) offers free, confidential short-term counseling to students and consultation services to the campus community. All services are designed to assist students in achieving emotional well-being and academic success, as well as to help create a campus environment that is sensitive to students’ mental health needs. The following are examples of services …

University Student Union

The University Student Union (USU) at CSUN fosters the achievement of students’ educational goals by facilitating a strong connection between students and the University community. The USU is committed to enhancing the University experience by engaging students through events, recreation, volunteer and job opportunities, various food options, study areas, computer labs and TV lounges, as well …

Veterans Affairs

The CSUN Office of Veterans Affairs assists veterans, reservists and their dependents with the university admission process and the local certification of initial and continued VA education benefits for use at CSUN each term. The office also serves as liaison to the Veterans Administration Regional Office on behalf of student veterans and their dependents. Veterans Affairs …

Veterans Resource Center

The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) assists CSUN students as they transition from military service to academic success. The VRC promotes academic, personal and professional development of student veterans, reservists, members of the National Guard and their dependents with supportive services, resources and community-building events.

Wellness Center — The Oasis

The Oasis Wellness Center is a welcoming destination with beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces where CSUN students can find serenity and revitalization amid the rush and activity of campus life. The Oasis offers a wide range of services, including nutrition counseling, meditation, massages, acupuncture, nap pods and workshops focused on wellness and managing stress—all intended …

Women’s Research and Resource Center

The CSUN Women’s Research and Resource Center is a warm, inviting, comfortable place for CSUN students to learn, grow, hang out between classes, volunteer, or find resources and referrals for a variety of issues and challenges people face. While the center specializes in issues and situations particular to women’s experiences, we openly welcome all students to use …