UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Admissions and Records

The Office of Admissions and Records, an operational unit in the Division of Academic Affairs, promotes student success through services that start with the university application and culminate with graduation. For admission, we evaluate applicants’ domestic and international transcripts to accept eligible students. During their studies, we help students interpret enrollment policies, provide degree planning …

Campus Tours

University Ambassadors provide guided campus tours to individuals and groups, Monday–Friday at selected times. Weekend tours are offered on select Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. All tours, except self-guided, require reservations. To make a reservation, please call (818) 677-2879 or email tours.group@csun.edu. If you want to go on a self-guided tour or cannot come to campus, you may download …

Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP)

The Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP) at California State University, Northridge, is a learning-centered and student-centered program. EOP designs, administers and supports programs to deliver access and retention services to CSUN students. Established by legislative mandate in 1969, EOP provides services to historically low-income, educationally disadvantaged, first-generation college students: a population that not only reflects the diversity of CSUN’s …

Financial Aid and Scholarship Department

The Financial Aid and Scholarship Department provides financial assistance and guidance to support student access and success. Financial aid awards and services are not based on race, color, national origin, age, gender, marital status, religion, sexual orientation or disability. CSUN has four major types of financial aid available to students and their families: grants, work-study, …

Pre-Professional Advisement, Health Professions

Pre-health professional students may select any major in the sciences or humanities provided they include the courses required by the professional schools and they do not exceed university unit limits. Requirements to enter each of the health professions can be found at: Allopathic Medicine Chiropractic Medicine Dentistry Naturopathic Medicine Optometry Osteopathic Medicine Pharmacy Physician Assistant …

Pre-Professional Advisement, Pre-Law

Pre-law students should seek to develop skills in critical thinking and writing, as these skills will be useful both in law school and in the practice of law. We recommend that students take classes in law as well as other courses in which students are required to engage in analytic thinking and clear communication. Developing …

Student Outreach and Recruitment (SOAR)

Student Outreach and Recruitment is CSUN’s clearinghouse for all prospective student inquiries and is home to Guest Relations and Campus Tours, Student Marketing & Communications, TRIO and Partnerships and the Testing Center. SOAR provides outreach, recruitment and informational services primarily to high school and community college students; assists with university-wide admissions and communications; and coordinates pre-enrollment activities, including on-campus exams, Explore CSUN, …

Undergraduate Studies Office

This office is responsible for the support of undergraduate success at CSUN. The Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Studies coordinates and supports the activities of Academic Advisement, Academic First Year Experiences, Community Engagement, Developmental Mathematics and Stretch Composition, Faculty Development, the General Education Honors Program, General Education Paths, the Learning Resource Center, Student Success Innovations, Special Majors and the publication of the University …