COMMENCEMENT

About Us

The Office of Student Involvement and Development oversees the university’s Commencement and Honors Convocation ceremonies in the spring.

Should you have any questions regarding the Commencement and Honors Convocation at CSUN, contact the Office of Student Involvement and Development at (818) 677-2393. 


The Office of Student Involvement & Development consists of two general offices/centers: Student Development, and the Matador Involvement Center.

Patrick Bailey

Patrick H. Bailey
Director
(818) 677-2393 |

 

 

 

 

 

Christopher Aston

Christopher J. R. Aston
Assistant Director
(818) 677-2393 |

Christopher Aston is responsible for university programs that bookend student life at CSUN, including New Student Orientation (NSO) for freshman, transfer, and international student populations, and the university’s Commencement and Honors Convocation ceremonies as well as other annual welcoming events. Mr. Aston manages and supervises the NSO leadership programs, which include a team of more than 150 leaders and mentors charged with supporting the continuous process of integrating new students into the academic, cultural and social context at CSUN. His guidance and leadership extend past the Office of Student Involvement and Development as an adjunct professor through undergraduate studies, instructing courses for University 100, the Freshman Seminar at CSUN. Additionally, Mr. Aston has taught courses in the Department of Communication Studies, where he received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. 

Anthony Bennett, Activities Assistant
New Student Programs & Commencement/Honors Convocation
anthony.bennett@csun.edu

Tammy Serrano, Account Manager
tserrano@csun.edu

Theresa Hadden, Administrative Support Assistant
theresa.hadden@csun.edu