Alumni

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    Connecting alumni to each other and to current students

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    Building Matador pride and spirit

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    Honoring and showcasing alumni of distinction

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    Helping alumni achieve personal and professional success

  • Spirited CSUN students

    Strengthening resources and philanthropic support

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    Engaging volunteers and leaders and advocates

Membership Benefits and Services

Membership Benefits
The Alumni Association strives to find a variety of programs that provide useful benefits in the form of discount privileges and member services. We are pleased to provide the following benefits of membership that you may not be able to obtain from any other source. Additional benefits are added annually and you will be notified as they become available. Membership benefits are non-transferable and are subject to change.

Stay Connected with CSUN

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CSUN Alumni E-Mail Account

Alumni members who graduated prior to Fall 2009 and wish to have a CSUN branded Gmail account may make this request through the Alumni Association. These accounts are provided to Alumni Association MEMBERS only. Email alumni@csun.edu with your full name, phone number and student ID number (if possible/applicable) with your request. The email address you will receive will be similar to: .

Beginning Fall 2009 and going forward, all student e-mail accounts will remain active indefinitely after students graduate and become CSUN alumni. This service is automatic and available to all CSUN graduates (after Fall 2009) regardless of membership in the Alumni Association. You do NOT need to contact any office to receive this service. If you are having issues with your email, please contact the CSUN IT department at 818-677-1400.

                 

Monthly E-Newsletter

All Alumni Association members receive our online e-newsletter once every month which updates them on upcoming alumni events and benefits.

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Northridge Magazine

All Alumni Association members will receive a guaranteed subscription to the Northridge magazine 3-4 times per year. Keep up with current events, class notes and campus news. View the Northridge Magazine online.

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Daily Sundial / Sundial Mobile

Remember your campus newspaper? Today, you can find the Daily Sundial online or download our free mobile application to keep up on all the news at CSUN. As an alum, take advantage of all the Sundial has to offer.

    

                                   
CSUN Alumni Database

Connect with your classmates on-line. Locate lost alums in our searchable alumni database.

Insurance

   
   

Home and Auto Insurance

We’re always looking for ways to help out our alumni, so we’ve arranged for Liberty Mutual to provide our alumni with a special discounted rate on Auto Insurance and Home Insurance. Visit Liberty Mutual online for more information and receive a free, no-obligation quote today!

Please Note: Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify.

       

Health Insurance

Secure essential insurance protection by contacting Mercer Consumer, a service of Mercer Health & Benefits Administration LLC, on their website, or by calling 1-888-560-ALUM (2586).

A variety of insurance plans are available at low group rates:
Blue Shield of California Health Insurance Plans (California residents only)
Short-Term Medical Insurance (30-180 days)
Long-Term Care
Long-Term Care

Visit our Mercer information page of more information.

 Financial Services

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Matadors Community Credit Union

MCCU, a full-service not-for-profit financial institution, offers Cal State Northridge Alumni Association members great rates and low (or no) fees on financial products and services. Visit the MCCU website for more information.

Student Scholarships

The Alumni Association currently provides multiple $500 and $1500 scholarship opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students attending CSUN in each of the following three areas. First Generation, Alumni Legacy, and Graduate Scholars.  Visit our Scholarships page to learn more and apply.

On-Campus Privileges & Discounts

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Student Recreation Center

Members, 18 years of age and older, receive a discount on membership to the Student Recreation Center, located in the University Student Union. Learn more about SRC benefits for Alumni Association members. SRC access will take 5-10 business days after you purchase your membership.

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Career Center

Alumni Association members receive discounts for career counseling, resume writing, interviews and job fairs. Learn more about Career Center benefits for Alumni Association members.

 

Athletic Events

Support our Matadors! Members can purchase tickets to all general admission regularly ticketed home events* for only $5 each.  (* This discounted rate excludes men's basketball and post-season games.) Visit the athletic department website for current game schedules.

Fall Sports Included in Deal
Men's and Women's Soccer
Women's Volleyball

Winter Sports Included in Deal
Women's Basketball

Spring Sports Included in Deal
Men's Volleyball
Baseball
Softball

You must have your Alumni Association Membership card (maximum 2 tickets per card) to make your purchase. Tickets can be purchased through the A.S. Ticket Office located in the University Student Union.
Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday
Phone: (818) 677-2488

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Oviatt Library

Alumni Association members are entitled to an array of research and library privileges at the Oviatt Library for no additional cost. See our Oviatt Library benefits page for details.

      

Matador Bookstore

Alumni Association members receive a 10% discount on all merchandise* at the Matador Bookstore when you show your membership card to the cashier. Shop online today! Information on more alumni gear here.

*Discount is not applicable on textbooks, computers or software.

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CSUN Theater

Receive discounts on student performances at CSUN.  Within CSUN’s theater department four to seven student productions are performed each semester. To see a list of current performances visit the CSUN theater departments website.

Receive your discounted tickets by showing your Alumni Membership Card at the ticket office or by calling the AS Ticket Office at (818) 677-2488 and using the discount code: SFVSC.

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Valley Performing Arts Center

See world-class performances at the Valley Performing Arts Center. Visit the VPAC Ticket Office and show your Alumni Membership Card and receive a 10% discount on a pair of tickets. For more information visit the VPAC website or call the ticket office at (818) 677-3000.

 Travel & Gifts

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Recreation Connection

Discount tickets to local and national museums, plays and shows, zoos and aquariums, theme parks, movie theaters, fairs, festivals, resorts and more!

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Rental Car Discounts

15% to 25% savings available through Hertz, National, Avis, Budget, Alamo and AutoEurope car rentals. Savings vary by company.

Choice Hotels International

Members save up to 15% on hotel room rates with the various Choice Hotels International properties.

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Play It Forward Golf

Play It Forward Golf is a great way to save up to 70% on greens fees when you play your favorite sport. Over 350 golf courses in California, 4,000 across the United States, are available at a great discounted price to CSUN Alumni Association members. Simply go to Play It Forward Golf and select Cal State Northridge to view and buy tee times at a discounted rate.

 

Diploma Frames

A diploma signifies more than a degree – it symbolizes all the hard work, fun, and achievement of a graduate’s college years. Preserve it for a lifetime with one of our eco-friendly hardwood frames. All hardwood frame styles are made from FSC Certified Wood from well-managed forests. Enter the code 09ALUM to get your free gift with purchase.  Shop online today.

Off-Campus Discounts

Office Max Discount

Members receive the CSUN Office Max discount when they print the Retail Connect Card flyer and present it at any Office Max location.  When you present the printed card/flyer to your Office Max cashier, they will scan your card and include any CSUN discounts that are available on your items.  Some of the services available at a discount include digital color printing, digital black and white printing, binding and finishing services, posters, banners and signs, as well as business cards and stationary.