UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

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 regularly matriculated students are members of the Associated Students of CSUN. This incorporated campus entity is governed by elected student leaders, including a president, a vice …

Athletics, Intercollegiate

The CSUN Athletics Department consists of a broad program of competitive sports for both male and female student-athletes, providing them with the opportunity to obtain a college degree while also representing CSUN Athletics both regionally and nationally. CSUN Athletics operates within the regulations set forth by the NCAA, Big West Conference and MPSF. Students designated …

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. Students are assisted in finding a direction for their studies by connecting academic and career plans, and the Career Center is also a resource for employment and work-based learning …

Children’s Center

The Associated Students Children’s Center provides early childhood education and care for the children of students enrolled at CSUN, as well as children of faculty and the surrounding community. Priority is given to student families. The Children’s Center has the capacity to care for 136 children, ages 18 months to 5 years. Low-income students may …

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 career goals to demonstrate their full potential. The DRES office serves students with physical, learning, chronic illness and mental health disabilities. To receive services at DRES, students need to register with the …

International and Exchange Student Center

The International and Exchange Student Center (IESC) provides approximately 2,100 international students with immigration advisement and offers cross-cultural programming to positively underscore important issues of diversity. In addition, IESC provides services to the study abroad and exchange programs by allowing students the opportunity to explore another country and/or a different institution within the United States. …

Matador Involvement Center (MIC)

The Matador Involvement Center (MIC) is the place to learn more about getting involved on campus and meeting people. The MIC connects students to dynamic co-curricular programs that empower them to make the most of their college experience. The MIC offers resources including campus event guidance, involvement advisement, leadership training, sport club support and new …

National Center on Deafness (NCOD)

NCOD: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Since 1964, the NCOD: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services 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 and transcription), academic advisement, and tutoring …

Parking and Transportation Services

Parking and Transportation Services is committed to increasing access to the campus for all CSUN students, employees and visitors. This department is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the campus parking facilities and transportation programs Display of a valid CSUN parking permit is required for all vehicles that park on campus. Students must obtain the …

Pride Center

The Pride Center of the University Student Union supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQIA+) and questioning students, faculty and staff through programming and educational outreach to improve the campus climate for LGBTQIA+ individuals, as well as to advocate for the respect and safety of all members of the campus community. Programs and Services Generation …

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 and Residential Life

Designed with a college student in mind, Student Housing promotes independent living in a supportive environment. The facilities, services and programs work together to encourage individual development, academic success and conscientious citizenship among future and current residents. Student Housing also provides the resources students need to foster respectful and responsible living within a diverse 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 pursuing their academic goals. We prepare students for an international, multicultural society …

Student Recreation Center

The Student Recreation Center (SRC) of the University Student Union 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 …

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 academic mission of California State University, Northridge, 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 …

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 …

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) of the University Student Union 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 of the University Student Union 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 …

Women’s Research and Resource Center

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