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 …

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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 …

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Campus Tours

University Ambassadors provide guided campus tours to individuals and groups, Monday–Friday, including some Saturdays, at selected times. All tours, except self-guided, require reservations. Please call or email Campus Tours to make a reservation. If you want to go on a self-guided tour or cannot come to campus, you may download the CSUN mobile app at …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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DREAM Center

The DREAM Center of the University Student Union is a welcoming resource center that provides resources and services to undocumented students, mixed-status families, staff, faculty, allies and future undocumented students, while fostering a more inclusive campus community. DREAM stands for Dreamers, Resources, Empowerment, Advocacy and Mentorship. We provide resources and services to help empower students so …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Pride Center

The Pride Center supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) 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 Pride: Queer Orientation …

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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 …

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Student Development and Transitional Programs

The Department of Student Development and Transitional Programs connects, develops and celebrates our students through events and services that bookend the university experience. Our vision is to encourage/support in the development of personal agency, community and learning success through programming that equitably approaches the needs of the ever-evolving student population. New Student Orientation The goal …

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Student Health Center, Klotz

The Klotz Student Health Center (SHC) is dedicated to providing the highest-quality healthcare to CSUN students. SHC services and educational programs are designed to help students maintain and improve their health and wellness, so they can better achieve their academic and professional goals. All SHC services are provided to currently matriculated students at little or …

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Student Housing and Residential Life

Below is a basic overview of the living options offered by CSUN Student Housing. For costs, photos, layouts and additional information, please visit Student Housing and Residential Life. The Park Apartments and Suites (Undergraduate and Graduate Housing) Designed with a college student in mind, The Park Apartments and Suites are a short walk from campus …

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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 …

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University Counseling Services

University Counseling Services (UCS) offers free, confidential, short-term mental health services to students, as well as outreach programs and consultation services to the campus community. Mental health services are provided to enhance student well-being and academic success, and outreach and consultative services actively seek to increase knowledge and skills, de-stigmatize mental health concerns, encourage help-seeking …

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University Student Union

The University Student Union (USU) at CSUN is a student-centered nonprofit organization that works to expand the college experience through various programs, services, employment and involvement opportunities. The USU, as the heart of campus, uplifts and empowers students to achieve educational, personal and professional goals by providing leadership development, meaningful employment, and innovative programs, services …

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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. CSUN’s …

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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.

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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 features a wide range of health and wellness programs intended to promote student academic success.

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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 …

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