• Shaking hands

    Connecting alumni to each other and to current students

  • CSUN fans in the stands

    Building Matador pride and spirit

  • Photo of 2014 DAA recipients

    Honoring and showcasing alumni of distinction

  • CSUN graduates at commencement

    Helping alumni achieve personal and professional success

  • Spirited CSUN students

    Strengthening resources and philanthropic support

  • CSUN president with alumni in China

    Engaging volunteers and leaders and advocates

Webinar Library

CSUN is proud to be one of the few CSU's in the system to have a webinar library. CSUN alumni and friends from various disciplines share advice in their field of expertise. Start learning from your fellow Matadors today. Technical instructions are provided at the bottom of the page.

How to Keep Your Dream Job: View Webinar  

Do you want to find out how to actually keep your next job? Learn how with alumni Christopher Soderlund, '93, MBA ’00, as he presents tips on how to survive and succeed at your new job in our new online webinar series!

Chris Soderlund '93, MBA '00 has more than 14 years of experience in the staffing and recruiting industry and has worked with several multi-million dollar companies, such as Adecca, Ajilon, and at present Parker&Lynch. He graduated CSUN with his BS in Human Resources and later continued to finish his MBA.

To Be or Not To Be Insured: View Webinar  

Are you wondering, "Why should I care about insurance"? Do you know ways to obtain insurance or what kinds of insurance are available to you? Find out the answers to these questions and more in our webinar, "To Be or Not To Be Insured". Presented by Chad Charton '07.

Chad Charton '07 joined FMS Financial Partners in 2002 and serves as a trusted consultant providing expert insight to corporate clients, executives, business owners, entrepreneurs, affluent individuals and their families. Chad enjoys many industry, charitable and external affiliations including the Cal State Northridge Alumni Association where he serves as an executive committee member.

Are you LinkedIn or LinkedOut?: View Webinar

Uncover the tricks, tips, and tools you need to leverage your existing network, search for targeted contacts, and be found by recruiters and hiring managers, and more in this live online webinar.

Stuart Fried is an experienced career coach and LinkedIn specialist with 30 years in recruiting, career and job search coaching, corporate Human Resources, workshop and webinar facilitation and social media. He has been an active member with LinkedIn since 2006, and currently has a network of nearly 14 million total connections.


Mastering Money Management: View Webinar

Join us from your living room or mobile phone and learn how to manage your finances during our live, interactive webinar featuring alumna Ronette Kite '96. Content includes eliminating debt, planning for retirement, planning for children, and much more!

Ronette Kite '96  is the COO and CFO of Adly, a Los Angeles technology startup that sparks conversations. Prior to joining Adly three years ago, Kite was the controller and VP of finance at

Twitter Tactics: View Webinar

Are you Tweetless about Twitter? Not sure how to differentiate a hashtag from a pound sign? Learn the tips and tricks to grow your Twitter following, share relevant Tweets, and more in this live interactive webinar. Presented by Karen Posner '07.

After graduation, Posner became one of the top executives in LA County with HALO Branded Solutions and she utilized social media as a means to recruit business and maintain client relationships. As of 2015, Karen is a project manager for the Walt Disney company, working within studio technology.

The Car-Buying Process: View Webinar


Don’t get taken for a ride! Learn the tips and tricks of negotiating sticker prices, leasing versus buying, and more! Live Q&A to follow in this live, online interactive webinar. Presented by Gregorio Alcantar '06

Technical Instructions:

Technical Instructions:
The webinar uses the CSUN Blackboard Collaborate web conference software. This software is free to download.

If viewing from an iPhone/iPad/Android device, follow steps 1-4: (**Live Webinars only, archived webinars viewable only through computers/laptop devices)

If viewing from a computer or laptop, skip ahead to steps 5-7:

iPhone/iPad/Android Mobile Devices Instructions:

Step One:

Go into your App Store and search for Blackboard Collaborate ™ Mobile (or click on the link here:

Step Two:

 Hit “install” to download the app.

Step Three:

Go into the confirmation email that you received from us to go to the webinar, or click on this link to join the webinar! (

Step Four:

After clicking on the link, you will be redirected to the BlackBoard website where you will need to enter your name. Please enter your first and last name for our records. Hit Log In after entering your name and you will be redirected to the app. Wait about five seconds and it will load and you can then start viewing the webinar. Learn how to navigate the webinar iPhone format in this easy to follow, picture-tutorial. Click here for the tutorial

Computer or Laptop Device Instructions:

Step Five:
Any time prior to logging-in to the webinar, participants may test their connection and TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS by clicking on our verification link. JAVA is required to download to view the webinar. Click on the link above and complete Step 1 only to test your connectivity.

Ensure your computer has the adequate technical requirements to log in to the webinar by clicking on the verification link above. This link will let you know if your JAVA is updated.

If there is a green check, your JAVA is up to date, and you can proceed to the next step shown below.

If there is red X, your JAVA is outdated and you need to follow the "update your java" link shown next to the red x to update your system.

Step Six:
CLICK TO JOIN THE LIVE WEBINAR This weblink will be live at 6;25 p.m. on the evening of the webinar for you to join as a guest. Since you have just updated your JAVA, just scroll down to where you see the "Start Session" button and proceed to join the Webinar.

Step Seven:
Learn how to navigate the webinar format in this easy to follow, picture-tutorial.
Click here