Clubs and Organizations Directory
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- "KEYWORD" (withing the name or description of the club/organization), or
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Clubs and Organization
4Humanities@CSUN, Center of Digital Humanities
The 4Humanities Collective is an international organization that "provides an online platform for humanities advocacy," reporting on the value of humanities scholarship by publishing materials such as "advocacy statements and campaigns, [...] news about the crisis of the humanities in society," and current humanities scholarship showcased in creative formats.
This organization is developed to combine the art of dance with the desire and passion to give back to various communities and those in need. The goals of this organization are to build our members into a connected family with a common goal to spread positive messages through dance and raise funds to give to charities of their choice.
Acasola strives to provide an opportunity for all students to enrich their musical and educational experience at CSUN through excellence in a cappella performance.
African American Music Association
The African American Music Association strives to expose students to African American music from a historical, cultural and contemporary perspective.
African Students Organization
The African Student Organization strives to mobilize and foster increased cooperation and coordination among broad coalition of students, international organizations, and individual faculty and staff members committed to the progress of empowerment of Africa and peoples of African ancestry.
Alpha Epsilon Omega Fraternity
Alpha Epsilon Omega strives to promote an interest in the Armenian language, history, and culture, while encouraging academic excellence.
Alpha Epsilon Pi strives to enhance Jewish identity, inaugurate a spirit of cooperation and helpfulness, and encourage vigorous participation in community activities.
Alpha Gamma Alpha encourages students to work towards the advancement of Armenian causes, further the Armenian culture, and guide members to academic excellence.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
The purpose of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated is to: cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women, in order to improve the social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of service to all mankind.
The purpose of Rho Epsilon Chapter is to: interpret, implement and support the purposes and programs of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and to meet and maintain the requirements for an undergraduate chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
Alpha Kappa Delta, Sociology Honor Society
Alpha Kappa Delta strives to promote excellence in scholarship in the study of sociology, social problems, and such other social and intellectual activities as will lead to improvement in the human condition.
Alpha Kappa Psi strives to further the individual welfare of its members, foster scientific research in the fields of commerce and finance.
Alpha Nu Kappa strives to build a camaraderie among black women in Student Housing. We help develop women to grow and pursue their passions while challenging them to take risks. We also focus on providing a positive outlet and safe environment for our women to talk about their issues and personal struggles. We also strive to create unity and a place where black women can come together, relate to one another, and build friendships.
Alpha Omicron Pi encourages a spirit of fraternity and love among its members, and to stand at all times for integrity, dignity, scholarship, and college loyalty.
Alpha Phi promotes growth in character, scholastic achievement, unity of feeling,and social communion among us thus united under a solemn pledge to lend a helping hand to one another.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
Alpha Phi Alpha strives to aid and assist in the personal progress of its members, further brotherly love and a fraternal spirit, destroy all prejudices, preserve the sanctity of the home,and the personification of virtue, and the respect of womanhood.
Alpha Pi Sigma promotes academic excellence, helps the Latino community through volunteer work, and creates a sense of unity and sisterhood among its members.
The primary purpose of this Fraternity will be to maintain, support, foster, and encourage the importance of Academic excellence within University standards for all its brothers.
Alpha Sigma Theta Sorority
Alpha Sigma Theta strives to enrich the lives of college women by integrating both deaf and hearing communities through social and educational experiences.
Alpha Xi Delta encourages student involvement in college affairs, while living in the way that health, peace, and harmony may prevail, and a wholesome social life above reproach or criticism.
American Indian Student Association (AISA)
The American Indian Student Association provides an opportunity for members to work together, actively promote the academic success of its members, instill cultural pride within the membership on the campus.
American Marketing Association (AMA)
The American Marketing Association strives to foster scientific study and research in the field of marketing while promoting beneficial relations between students, faculty, and business institutions.
American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
The American Medical Student Association provides an environment that supports the creative ideas of physicians-in-training, serves as a forum for health issues, and affects change in the medical education process to make it more approachable.
American Sign Language Club
The purpose of the American Sign Language Club is to develop knowledge in various sign languages worldwide to communicate with Deaf people in the entire world that they may always feel that they can approach to Deaf people to let them know that they have learned their language to be able to communicate. This goal for the club is to create opening friendly environment for everyone and feel comfortable to learn ASL and various sign languages.
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
The American Society of Civil Engineers encourages the development of a professional consciousness and affords an opportunity for civil engineers to become acquainted.
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
The American Society of Interior Designers strives to advance the interior design profession and in the process, demonstrates and celebrates the power of design to positively change people's lives.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers strives to enhance the knowledge of the theory and practice of mechanical engineering, to become familiar with the personnel and activities of the society.
Animation Student League of Northridge
The Animation Student League of Northridge strives to create awareness, encourages community and industry participation in the CSUN Animation program.
Anthropology Student Association (ASA)
The Anthropology Student Association strives to promote anthropology through projects, field trips, special events and guest speakers.
Armenian Student Association (ASA)
The Armenian Student Association cultivates a spirit of appreciation toward Armenian language, culture, history and heritage, promote Armenian studies, support members in the pursuit of their academic and personal goals.
Asian Pacific Student Union
The purpose of this organization is to promote awareness of Asian American culture throughout campus and beyond. At its core, our organization seeks to encourage others to be open to learning about different Asian American ethnic cultures. This organization will unify students from different backgrounds with an emphasis on Asian American culture.
Associated Graduate Students of English (AGSE)
The Association of Graduate Students in English strives to provide graduate students in English, a place to meet and converse with other graduate students to share accurate information about the MA program.
Associated Graduate Students of History of CSUN (AGSH)
The Associated Graduate Students of History is an organization that promotes education, academic and social community, as well as professional networking between students, faculty, and alumni interested in the field of history at California State University, Northridge.
Association of Graduate Student Affairs Professionals (AGSAP)
The Association of Graduate Student Affairs Professionals strives to provide educational, professional, and social opportunities that enhance the skills and experiences of current students, faculty, and alumni.
Association of Latino Professionals in Finance & Accounting (ALPFA)
Association of Latino Professionals in Finance & Accounting strives to promote academic and career issues related to Accounting, Finance and other related fields of business. As well help student who are interested in these fields to interact with each other outside the classroom and enhance their understanding of business matters.
AztlŠn Graduation and Scholarship Committee
The AztlŠn Graduation and Scholarship Committee strives to follow the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicana/o de AztlŠn (M.E.Ch.A.) organization requirements, and raise money for graduations, luncheons, dinners, and scholarships for Latina/o students.
Bachelor of Science Nursing Student Association (BSNSA)
Bachelor of Science Nursing Student Association strives to promote and encourage the recruitment of new students into the CSUN Nursing program by providing an avenue of networking and career development for CSUN nursing students.
Baha'i Association @ CSUN
The purpose of this association shall be to further the tenets of the Baha'i Faith, to invite those interested to investigate the Faith for themselves; to promote the unity of mankind; and to foster understanding, love and fellowship on this campus by sponsoring such things as lectures, information tables, service projects, discussions, informal gatherings, social activities and public meetings. This association shall not endorse any partisan or political group on a campus level or otherwise.
The Ballet Folklorico AztlŠn de CSUN is a dance organization whose focus is on promoting the rich cultural background of the Mexican community while teaching its participants the wide variety of regional dances which exist in Mexico.
The Ballroom Dance Club promotes the knowledge of dance, club programs, and activities as to advance the general interest and welfare of Ballroom Dance in the community.
Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Honors Fraternity
Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Honors Fraternity strives to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the field of accounting.
Beta Gamma Nu promotes educational, cultural, philanthropic, and social awareness among students.
The Bicycle Club at California State University Northridge is committed to the activities of recreation, adventure-travel, bicycle advocacy and community redevelopment. The club encourages members to discuss and promote the building of bike trails and bike paths, urban planning, the advocacy of bicycle infrastructure and any and all issues which club members may wish to discuss and participate in as it relates to the use of bicycles in the community.
This organization serves to promote education and mentoring to children living in homeless shelters by pairing them up with members, or big buddies, of our club to work one on one with them in specific school subjects. Our organization will also hold activities for the children at the participating homeless shelters during visits. Our organization believes that by helping these children in need, we can help children build the stepping stones needed to reach their goals.
BILy is an ad hoc delineation of the BIL conference. It's a place for passionate people to come together to energize, brainstorm, take action, and change the world. The CSUN chapter will function as roundtable discussions cumulating in a BILyCSUN Talks day at the end of each semester at which timed presentations are given.
Biology, Ecology, and Evolution Reading Club
The Biology, Ecology, and Evolution Reading Club strives to help students develop critical thinking and reading skills, while becoming more familiar with the literature in ecology and evolution.
Black Male Initiative Organization
The Black Male Initiative Organization is a mentorship based program designed to motivate and support academic success for minority male students on the CSUN campus. The program was created to specifically address the growing concern for African American men's declining college enrollment, academic disengagement, academic underachievement, and overall low rate of baccalaureate degree completion at California State University, Northridge
The directive of the Black Student Union shall be to remain creative, diligent and proactive in all matters affecting Black students, while strongly promoting and aiding the academic excellence of its members.
To unify all break - dancers who doesn't have a central location to dance and express themselves. We strive to educate other CSUN students about Hip Hop and to improve ourselves as dancers and as a person.
Buddhists for World Peace
Buddhists for World Peace strives to become more involved in the community by sponsoring college activities, including topics such as environmental awareness, cultural diversity, Victory Over Violence and Introduction to Buddhism.
Business Honors Association (BHA)
The Business Honors Association strives to create a professional and social network for students accepted into the Business Honors Program.
C.A.P.T.U.R.E.D Research Group
The C.A.P.T.U.R.E.D. group's principle goal is to give students an opportunity to explore social issues, and to bring awareness to topics that are often overlooked or misconstrued in our society. Through our research, programming, writing and documentaries, we plan to educate and inform individuals about the issues that have been affecting many of us throughout our lives, but have never really been brought into the open
and discussed in depth. We want to give people a chance to tell their stories and express themselves about topics relevant to them. A
significant goal of the group is to capture oral histories and document them so that they may not be forgotten. Whether to inspire change,
educate, or enlighten the masses, C.A.P.T.U.R.E.D produces real world issues from a universal standpoint. Encouraging shifts in perspective is a
huge objective with C.A.P.T.U.R.E.D., and in order to promote change, spreading awareness is essential. The art of non-fiction storytelling and
writing articles for publication is C.A.P.T.U.R.E.D.'s main means of heightening consciousness, and promoting civic engagement.
California Career Development Association, CSUN
The California Career Development Association strives to advance the scientific discipline of career development, career guidance and education on campus.
Campus Advance strives to eliminate racial, social, and cultural barriers by encouraging academic excellence and spiritual growth according to the highest principles of Christian ethics.
Campuses Organized & United for Good Health, Northridge (COUGH)
The Mission of Campus Organized and United for Good Health, Northridge is to promote a safe and healthy environment for students, faculty, staff, and the general public on the CSUN campus by reducing the health risks associated with tobacco smoke. Through student leadership, Campus Organized and United for Good Health, Northridge promotes good health and improved quality of life by advocating social norms that support a smoke-free campus.
The Catholic Newman Club strives to provide an atmosphere of warmth and acceptance, so that students can come together to grow in all aspects of life.
Central American United Students Association (CAUSA)
The Central American United Students Association strives to cultivate the idea of creating unified and coherent strategies for the development of the ideology of self determination for the people of Central America.
The Ceramics Guild encourages students who are interested in ceramics to explore and exchange different ideas by sponsoring exhibits within a social and academic atmosphere.
Chabad Jewish Student Center
The Chabad Jewish Student Center provides the CSUN community with a student run organization that fosters awareness of Jewish cultural and spiritual heritage, values and traditions.
Chicana/o Graduate Student Association
The Chicana/o Graduate Students strives to better serve their community and department while supporting each member in their pursuit of higher education.
Chicanos for Community Medicine
The Chicanos for Community Medicine strives to recruit interested students in the medical and health sciences fields and assist in the retention of Chicano(a)/Latino(a) and other interested students in the medical and science fields.
Child and Adolescent Development Association (CADA)
The Child and Adolescent Development Association provides a means of communication among students, faculty, and sponsors programs which relate to Child and Adolescent Development.
Chinese Student Association
The purpose of this organization is to enhance friendship among members and promote greater awareness and appreciation for the latest developments coming from Chinese society, and to help incoming Chinese students become comfortably integrated.
Christian Students at CSUN
The Christian Students Club strives to make God's eternal purpose in His economy known to students in order that God can dispense Himself into His chosen people.
Circle K International of CSUN
Circle K International strives to develop college and university students into responsible citizens and leaders with a lifelong commitment to service.
To provide opportunities of master classes with the idea of bringing discipline and fellowship with professional clarinetists, as well as opportunities of scholarship to help even more advance student's clarinet education.
Classical Guitar Club strives to integrate CSUN classical guitarists, provide a better environment, and create opportunities that the student body and staff of CSUN might not be able to directly offer us. Establish a name for the CSUN classical Guitar program and develop it over the coming years.
Coaching Corps at Cal State Northridge strives to make sports programs accessible to low-income, underserved youth primarily in the San Fernando Valley. Coaching Corps at Cal State Northridge aims to recruit and train CSUN students to be successful, dedicated coaches to enhance the health and fitness of youth at the elementary and middle school level.
Coalition of Physician Assistants Club
To gather those with similar interests and goals in becoming future Physician Assistants at California State University, Northridge. Furthermore, help those who are interested in becoming Physician Assistants get acquainted with the field.
Committed Feet Dance Ministry
Computer Science and Technology Club
The primary focus of the Computer Science and Technology Club is to aid and encourage future undergraduates from various high schools and community colleges to pursue a career in a STEM field (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics). The club will also funnel said students into the California State University at Northridge Computer Science Department through freshman and transfer student applications.
Construction Management Association of America
Construction Management strives to help members to interact with fellow colleagues to discuss projects in a professional service that applies effective management techniques to the planning, design, and construction of a project.
Construction Management Association of America
Construction Management strives to help members to interact with fellow colleagues to discuss projects in a professional service that applies effective management techniques to the planning, design, and construction of a project.
CSUN Accounting Association
Accounting Association strives to encourage fellow students in their understanding of accounting and their advancement within the profession of accountancy.
The purposes of this club are to:
1. Promote the art, science, and practice of engineering in the aeronautics field.
2. Encourage originality in research
3. Foster engineering education in the community
4. Advance the standards of engineering in aeronautics
5. Promote the exchange of information among members and others
6. Develop the practicality of aerospace engineering profession in collaboration with other engineering and technical societies
7. Promote a high level of ethical practice.
CSUN American Society for Quality (ASQ)
The American Society for Quality encourages and provides the means for the development of professional skills in students, while informing them as to the nature and the incentives of entering into a profession concerned with quality.
The Anime Club strives to provide a friendly environment to promote Asian films, music, and culture so that the fans of the Asian media entertainment can share their interests and concerns.
CSUN APICS: Association for Operations Management
CSUN Archery strives to encourage the sport of archery to students, faculty, and others. CSUN Archery endeavors to produce world class archers to complete in world class events.
Athletic Training is practiced by Athletic Trainers, health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients. The Athletic Training Club brings together people interested in the field of Athletic Training, promotes Athletic Training as an allied health profession, and provides numerous educational opportunities through various conventions, meetings, in-services, and community service projects that will enhance knowledge and social skills.
CSUN Automotive Enthusiasts
The purpose of CSUN Automotive Enthusiasts (CAE) is to create a community of automotive enthusiasts on the California State University, Northridge (CSUN) Campus through social interaction by holding meetings and events. The passion of automobile driving is shared through the experiences and knowledge of individuals within the community. The club advocates safe and responsible driving and is completely against illegal street racing. The goal of CAE is to enrich the minds of students and enthusiasts alike of various automobiles and motorsports.
The CSUN Basketball Club strives to advance the sport of college basketball and foster collegiate competition while maintaining the spirit of the game through athletic achievement and sportsmanship.
CSUN Black Graduation Club
CSUN Black Graduation Club strives to provide a support and outreach for graduating seniors of African-American/ Black heritage and any who may affiliate with Article I.
CSUN California Health Professional Student Alliance
CaHPSA aims to cultivate leadership and advocacy skills among health professional students to effect change in the health care system, primarily through grassroots efforts, education and chapter growth, in support of comprehensive, publicly-financed, privately-delivered guaranteed healthcare for all Californians.
The CSUN Cheerleading Squad promotes the University's athletic programs and provides an opportunity for the Cheerleading team to compete in cheerleading competitions against other university sponsored programs.
The Chess Club strives to develop both skill and knowledge in the world of chess by creating a team that participates in tournaments representing CSUN.
The CSUN Climbing Club is a competitive climbing club that participates within indoor Collegiate Climbing Series (CCS).
CSUN Colleges Against Cancer
Colleges Against Cancer strives to help all of those affected by cancer in the San Fernando Valley through cancer education, survivorship support, advocacy efforts, and through the largest non-profit fundraiser, Relay For Life.
CSUN Communication Association
The Communication Association strives to create a support system among students and faculty, provide workshops, study sessions, activities, and opportunities to learn and grow in their field.
CSUN Council for Exceptional Children Student Chapter
The purpose of this chapter shall be to advance the education of individuals with exceptionalities and to promote related educational, scientific, and charitable purposes. Specifically, the chapter intends to assist and provide support to the California state/provincial unit of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) in all its efforts on behalf of persons with exceptionalities, and to participate in all appropriate governance activities of CEC subject to the general supervision and control of CEC.
CSUN Cross-Cultural Friendship Club
The CSUN Cross-Cultural Friendship Club exists to build lasting friendships among international students, scholars and American friends by caring for and fostering their unique interests - physical, social, emotional, and spiritual. We seek to help the CSUN international student community to reach their full potential as leaders.
The CSUN Dance Team strives to create a dance team that wants to enhance individual's interactions with others through teamwork, and leadership responsibilities.
CSUN Fast-Pitch Softball Club
We, the CSUN Fast-Pitch Softball Club, will make it our goal to give CSUN students the opportunity to play competitive college softball while building lasting relationships with one another that are based upon understanding, commitment, and camaraderie.
CSUN Filipino American Student Assocation (FASA)
The Filipino American Student Association provides activities that promote closer unity among Filipino Americans and involves Filipino Americans in the propagation and maintenance of the Filipino cultural and historical heritage.
The Gospel Choir promotes awareness of spiritual and cultural interconnectedness of humans and elevates African American Spiritual Gospel music.
CSUN Helpline exists as a student organization and non-profit community volunteer organization under the guidance of University Counseling Services (UCS) for the purpose of serving the community, its trainees and volunteers.
CSUN Hillel provides a forum for the exploration and enjoyment of the Jewish heritage in all its dimension by creating a meaningful Jewish community on campus.
The CSUN Hip Hop Team promotes unity and personal development through diversity, teamwork, leadership, and dance.
The CSUN Improv Club is an organization that provides a medium for every CSUN student to participate in improvisational acting. The CSUN Improv Club also provides an outlet for students who want to work on interpersonal communication skills, meet friends, use their creativity, laugh, and feel all warm and fuzzy inside.
CSUN Jishin Taiko Ensemble
The Jishin Taiko Ensemble is born of an interest in not only Japanese Taiko drumming, Japanese Traditional Music, and Japanese culture, but it also has a desire to form an intra and interpersonal social connection with the Japanese-American community at CSUN.
The CSUN Karate Club strives to compete in true Japanese karate in the traditional manner of Japan and develop a moral character built through hard work and diligent training.
CSUN Korean International Student Networking Associatioin
Our purpose is to promote professional and soft skills development and provide valuable networking opportunities for the registered members. Our goal is to help the members advance into their desired careers.
In making the transition from college to the working world, college students can increase their avenues by becoming a part of a professional organization. Professional organizations provide students with the opportunity to network with working professionals. The CSUN Latino Journalists is dedicated to providing college students with the stepping-stone to a successful career in the media.
CSUN League of Legends (LOLCSUN)
The Purpose of League of Legends Club is to:
(a) conduct, promote, and administer League of Legends in the local area;
(b) advance awareness of the growing spectating of E-Sports
(c) provide a safe and quality sporting / volunteer /spectator experience for its members;
(d) operate and represent California State University Northridge students as participation for competitions;
(e) act on behalf of and in the interest of its Members and members of the local community;
(f) affiliate and liaise with California State University rules and regulations as well as adopt their rules
CSUN Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Alliance of CSUN (LGBTA)
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Alliance (LGBTA) of CSUN provides a safe, supportive, and nonjudgmental atmosphere upon which members of the CSUN community can dedicate themselves to the political, cultural, educational, and social advancement of campus life.
CSUN Liberty in North Korea
Redefining North Korea by focusing on the people while rescuing & providing resettlement support to North Korean refugees & pursuing an end to the North Korea crisis.
CSUN Matador Speech and Debate Team
The CSUN Matador Speech and Debate Team encourages students to participate in public speaking events and to compete in speeches and debate tournaments.
CSUN Media Entertainment Guild
To inform, encourage and enlighten students' interest in film and video production, both in practical matters as well as in the aesthetic values. To strengthen the educational process with information, experience and exposure to knowledge that cannot be covered in classes by inviting guest speakers and networking with graduates along with people working in the entertainment industry. The Media Entertainment Guild will generate support from the students and the CSUN community by producing student films, festivals, and special events, thus gaining recognition and respect as a revered part of the academic and social influence of film in the California State University System.
The purpose of the Mobile Robot Club is to promote robotics and innovative technology within the community and the university itself. This is facilitated through the design and assembly of a fully autonomous robotic vehicle that can negotiate a course with obstacles and perform tasks assigned to it. The goals of this organization are to foster ties between young engineers and the organizations developing unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) technologies. Furthermore the organization would like to welcome any interested students and provide them with a means of exploring cutting-edge technology. In doing so the organization intends to improve state-of-the-art robotics technology by challenging a new world-wide generation of engineers and participants.
CSUN National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, CSUN College Chapter strives to improve the political, educational, social and economic status of minority groups and to eliminate racial prejudice.
CSUN National Student Nurses' Association
The objectives and purposes of this association shall be:
A. To assume responsibility for contributing to nursing education in order to provide for the highest quality health care;
B. To provide programs representative of fundamental and current professional interest and concerns;
C. To aid in the development of the whole person, his/her professional role, and his/her responsibility for the health care of people regardless of social, religious, or ethnic background.
D. To have direct input into standards of nursing education and influence health care through legislative activities at the chapter, state and national level;
E. To promote and encourage participation in community affairs and activities toward improved health care and the resolution of related social issues;
F. To represent nursing students to the health consumer, institutions, and other organizations;
G. To promote and encourage studentsí participation in interdisciplinary activities;
H. To promote and encourage recruitment efforts, participation in student activities, and educational opportunities regardless of a studentís race, color, creed, sex, age, sexuality, national origin, or economic level;
I. To promote and encourage collaborative relationships with the Americans Nursesí Association/ California Nursesí Association, National League of Nursing, International Council of Nurses, as well as other nursing and health related organizations;
J. To serve CSUN-NSNA members in being a source of information, support, and encouragement regarding job search, state board licensure exams and graduate education.
Our organizational goals are to promote peace and unity within the communities, and to facilitate the implementation of the Peace Education Program (PEP) by International ambassador of Peace, Prem Rawat.
CSUN Performance Ensemble
The CSUN Performance Ensemble Club is formed to stage original and innovative productions, original scripts, poetry, prose fiction and nonfiction, and oral histories for campus and community audiences. Students may develop solo and group performances for university festivals, local schools, and libraries. By participating within the club, students also learn how to make installation art, to consider and play with the avant-garde, use multi-media, and to use their own creative talents to produce work that makes people think, transform, analyze, and activate.
The CSUN Performance Ensemble creates work dedicated to cultivating social justice. Their performance scholarship interrogates, narrates, critiques, and offers visions and strategies for social change within an unjust world. Their philosophy is to encourage CSUN students to participate in this social and performative environment in order to think, create, and perform.
The mission of the Photo Club is to support growth and provide networking opportunities in the Photographic community.
CSUN Political Science Student Association (PSSA)
The purpose of the Political Science Student Association of CSUN is to provide an opportunity for members to work together, to actively promote the academic and future success of the memberships, to instill greater political awareness within the membership and to serve as a collective student voice to the CSUN political science faculty. The CSUN PSSA strives to create greater opportunities for all political science students through academic and career fairs, alumni interaction, guest speakers and discussion forums.
CSUN Printmaking Society strives to create and encourage a sense of community amongst students interested in printmaking. They support the exchange of information and ideas as well as encouraging involvement in the print community, both inside and outside of academia.
CSUN Roller Hockey strives to advance the sport of college roller hockey and foster collegiate roller hockey competition while maintaining the spirit of the game through athletic achievement and sportsmanship.
The purpose of this club will be to enrich the cultural understanding of and appreciation for the classical and modern Russian culture of its members.
The purpose of forming this organization is to provide California State University, Northridge (CSUN) with a community of cost-conscientious students to facilitate fun opportunities to learn and share ways to spend smartly money by the means of saving, budgeting, coupons, freebies, and awareness of discounts and opportunities available to each member.
The Social Work Society creates a voice for the MSW (Master of Social Work) students as well as forms a working relationship with the faculty and administration to improve on social work and social work education.
CSUN Students for Israel (CSI )
CSUN Students for Israel strives to bring a greater understanding of the state of Israel by providing educational opportunities in regards to Israeli politics, current events, history, and culture to the entire faculty, staff, and student populations at Cal State University, Northridge.
CSUN Students for Justice in Palestine (CSUN-SJP)
CSUN Students for Justice in Palestine strives to remain inclusive of all those who wish to better understand the plight of the Palestinian people. SJP also reaches out to those who are not familiar with the Arab-Israeli or Palestinian-Israeli conflicts.
CSUN Students for Life believe that all human life is sacred. We strive educate the university community in regard to the need for protection of human life at all stages. By educating the university community about this belief, we will promote and enhance respect and concern for the dignity of all human life from the moment of conception until a natural death, particularly those lives threatened by abortion.
The reason for forming this team is to group up all the top table tennis players in our school, and than play against with other schools. Our goal is to be the top college Table Tennis Team in the U.S.
The ongoing mission of this organization shall be to promote self-confidence, responsibility, courtesy, self-defense, martial skill and good, sporting competition. All members will be required to memorize, and demonstrate an understanding, of the following student creed: "To build true confidence through, knowledge in the mind, honesty in the heart, and strength in the body. To keep friendship with one another, and to build a strong community. Never fight to achieve selfish ends but to develop might for right." This organization was founded to promote the ideals listed above, by engaging students and promoting the expansion of the martial arts culture.
The CSUN Tennis Club provides recreational and competitive tennis activity for CSUN students, faculty and staff at the university.
The Theatre Guild strives to supplement the educational opportunities afforded by the university to give students the opportunity to network with other students, faculty, staff, and members of the arts.
Triathlon Team strives students to converge in order to encourage, coach, and mentor each other.
California State University, Northridge Water Polo Club encourages students of any background to participate on a recreational, yet competitive water polo team.
CSUN Water Ski and Wakeboard Club
The Water Ski and Wakeboard Club promotes the socialization of intercollegiate students, fosters life long habits of activity, and strives to build and maintain a highly competitive team.
CSUN Women In Science, International
- To help CSUN students consider and face challenges in their academic and career development.
- To discuss gender bias issues, to focus on women's roles and influences, and how to improve the social environment within an academic and general setting.
- To provide resources to assist women's self-empowerment, and to encourage achievement in science, math, and engineering
- To foster a discussion between men and women on issues of gender and equality within academia, and in our society
CSUN Women's Lacrosse Club
The California State University Northridge Women's Lacrosse Club is a competitive collegiate lacrosse club. Along with being competitive in nature, the club fosters the development of sportsmanship, respect, leadership, teamwork, discipline, and athletic ability in all of its members, while encouraging student success.
The CSUN Women's Rugby Interest Group provides students with an opportunity to become better teammates, develop athletic skill and individual growth through non-contact practice (i.e. running plays, catching positioning, etc.)
CSUN Women's Volleyball Club
The CSUN Womenís Volleyball Club goal is to give CSUN students the opportunity to play competitive college volleyball while building lasting relationships with one another that are based upon understanding, commitment, and camaraderie.
The CSUN Young Democrats perpetuates the ideals of freedoms of speech, thought, and religion as outlined in the United States Constitution and supports efforts toward the election of Democratic Party candidates to public office.
CTVA Living-Learning Community
The CTVA Living-Learning Community provides CTVA majors with a living community that promotes the furthering of academic and personal success though programming and development, and provides students with a completely accessible location to produce projects in their own field.
Deaf CSUNians offers educational experiences outside the classroom in leadership development and personal growth through the provision of social and cultural activities for deaf students.
The Deaf Studies Association strives to increase public awareness in the field of Deaf Studies, promote unity among members through academic, professional and social involvement, and to encourage personal growth in the field of Deaf Studies.
Delta Delta Delta strives to establish a perpetual bond of friendship among its members, develop a stronger and more womanly character, broaden the moral and intellectual life, and to assist its members in every possible way.
Delta Lambda Chi is an Asian interest sorority that strives to develop well-balanced women on the foundations of sisterhood, service, leadership, and academics.
Delta Sigma Pi is a co-ed business fraternity that promotes the study of business in universities, encourages scholarship, social activities, and a closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce.
Delta Zeta Sorority strives to unite its members in the bonds of sincere and lasting friendship, stimulate one another in the pursuit of knowledge, promote the moral and social culture of its members and to develop plans for guidance and unity.
Desert Performance Lab is an organization that has been created by students within the CSUN playwriting community. It aims to build and sustain a community of playwrights who will work together to write and produce plays. The organization's members will collaborate with individuals and groups within the larger CSUN, San Fernando Valley, and Los Angeles area communities, and beyond.
Dreams to be Heard strives to provide a support system for AB-540 or any students who are struggling to reach their higher educational goals and to educate students and faculty about the AB-540 legislation.
Early Childhood Education Masters Association (ECEMA)
The Early Childhood Education Masters Association promotes the professional preparation, development, communication, and coordination of current students and alumni by enhancing the quality of services to young children and their families.
Engineering Management Student Association (E.M.S.A.)
Environmental and Occupational Health Student Association (EOSHA)
The Environmental and Occupational Health Student Association strives to establish channels of communication between members and encourages the exchange of ideas, job experience, job referral, and the mutual improvement of the discipline.
The purpose of this organization is to provide support and programming focusing on the academic achievement, development, and growth of students. They will provide leadership opportunities, event and programs to increase social awareness.
Eta Kappa Nu, CSUN (Engineering Honorary)
The Eta Kappa Nu Association was founded at the University of Illinois at Urbana in 1904 by Maurice L. Carr, to encourage excellence in education for the benefit of the public by: Marking in a fitting manner those who have conferred honor upon engineering education by distinguished scholarship, activities, leadership and exemplary character as students in electrical or computer engineering, or by their attainments in the field of electrical or computer engineering; Providing educational and financial support to said students; and Fostering educational excellence in engineering colleges.
CSUN Fasmode specializes in various forms of dance including freestyle, military, jazz, hip-hop, and promotes leadership through individual achievement.
Functional Foods and Nutrigenomics Research Club
The purpose of this organization is to explore and promote academic and career issues related to the functional foods and nutrigenetics and phytochemicals. To help those who are interested doing research and participate in CSUN Annual symposium, as well as other conferences.
The CSUN Gamer Symphony Orchestra's main purpose is to assemble a group of musicians, who will study, perform, and promote orchestrated works associated with video game scores and/or soundtracks, in order to give the entire university community the opportunity to utilize their musical skills to recreate the amazing music that is featured in countless video games.
An educational program and awareness rally that focuses on alcohol and drug abuse prevention, local and state laws concerning drinking and driving, and underage drinking prevention.
Gamma Rho Lambda Sorority
In order to bridge the communication gap between the LGBTA community and the greater local community by promoting a forum for queer and progressive women's issues,
The goals of the Gamma Rho Lambda Colony are to provide a forum for queer women's issues while supporting the personal and scholastic well being of its members and breakdown the hetero-normative paradigm intrinsic within Greek Life by establishing a colony of the social sorority Gamma Rho Lambda at CSUN.
At such time, the goal of the GRL colony will be to transition from colony to chapter.
Gamma Zeta Alpha Fraternity
The club's purpose is to unite students who belong to the GE Honors Program in order to seek support among each other, broaden their knowledge about the program, and contribute to the GE Honors community.
GE Paths Student Association
The GE Paths Student Association serves to unite all GE Paths students through collaboration and teamwork. We aim to focus on topics such as sustainability, global studies, and social justice in analyzing contemporary issues and historical events.
Geography Council strives to socialize and form a strong community outside of the classroom. It is also a voice of the department throughout the CSUN campus to recruit possible new majors and participate in school wide events.
The CSUN Geology Club provides the CSUN community with opportunities to learn and explore the geology of our city, region, state, country, and planet through guest lectures, and professional development seminars.
Global Medical Training at CSUN
The purpose of Global Medical Training as an organization is to provide healthcare to underprivileged communities around the world, our philosophy is that everyone should have access to the most basic medical needs, so our goal is to achieve this by sending students to foreign countries as student doctors to aid the doctors of that nation with the health problems that they face.
The purpose of this organization is to unite students with interest in studying the Bible from a college-level perspective for the purpose of real-life application.
Grace on Campus presents to students the challenge of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and serving Him in their relationships and fellowship within the church to provide an environment for developing personal growth.
Graduate Arts Association
The Graduate Arts Association is for students interested in professional development and exhibition opportunities in the arts. The Graduate Arts Association supports exchange of information and ideas, the creation of art, and encourages professional development in a social and academic atmosphere.
The Hope Fellowship strives to live out the word of God in a manner that not only reaches the lost but also demonstrates, to the world, the body of Christ operating in unity, diversity, and integrity.
Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical Christian housing ministry that seeks to eliminate poverty housing from the world and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action.
Harambee Student Association
The Harambee Student Association seeks to ensure the equal distribution of resources during a time of limited resources.
Health Administration Student Association (HASA)
The Health Administration Student Association strives to be an organization that assists students in matters relating to the curriculum, filed experience, career placement, orientation of new students and provides social and professional extracurricular activities for its members.
The Health Education Student Organization promotes interaction among students, faculty, and leaders in Health Education and Healthcare.
Hermanas Unidas de California State University, Northridge (HaU)
Hermanas Unidas de CSUN strives to reach out to the Chicana/Latina community and provide resources as well as a family networking system through the avenues provided by the three pillars of Hermanas Unidas, academics, community service, and social events.
Hermanos Unidos strives to create a strong and sensitive hermandad (brotherhood) among its members by adhering to the three foundational pillars of Hermanos Unidos: academic scholarship, community service, and social interaction.
To create an opportunity for members to learn about the Hip Hop culture, share ideas, build friendships, network, prepare for any entertainment driven aspirations, and continue the legacy of the different elements and facets of Hip Hop culture. To create an organization that brings together different races, genders, and backgrounds under one umbrella thru the Hip Hop culture.
The Hip Hop Think Tank exists to facilitate, provoke, and realize positive movement through academic analysis, research and critical discourse relative to issues which impact and/or emanate from the world of hip hop.
The Illustration Club promotes the field of illustration and encourages creative interaction between the art sub-disciplines.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School Chapter
It is the purpose of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement ("IHI") Open School Chapter to enable California State University, Northridge ("CSUN") students, alumni, faculty, and professionals of other disciplines to develop skills, knowledge, and an eagerness for healthcare improvement through interdepartmental gatherings, networking, educational meetings, and activities.
Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineering (IEEE)
The Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineering promotes the dissemination of the theory and practice of all phases of electrical and computer engineering and other allied fields, as well as the furtherance of the professional development of students.
Interfraternity Council (IFC)
The Interfraternity Council perpetuates the best interests of the fraternity system, the university, and the community, and continues to make a positive contribution to students.
International Interior Design Association CSUN (IIDA CSUN)
The Campus Centerís (a chapter of IIDA) mission is to provide an environment for the mutual development and exchange of knowledge within the college or university between students, educators, administration, and design professionals.
International Student Association
The International Club strives to be an educational and diverse club with students from around the world who support and understand the diverse cultures of the world.
International Students Career Association
- Inform students about scholarship and career opportunities
- Provide opportunities to networking and enhance students' knowledge in professional setting
- Promote the interaction of students and alumni
- Train CSUN students on preparing their careers
InterVarsity Matador Christian Fellowship (IVMCF)
InterVarsity Matador Christian Fellowship is an organization of students, staff, and faculty who are seeking to discover and follow Jesus as Savior and Lord: growing in love for God, God¬ís Word, God¬ís people of every ethnicity and culture, and God¬ís purposes in the world.
Iranian Student Association
The Iranian Student Association's purpose shall be the promotion of Iranian Culture. The organizations aim will be to provide students with an understanding of Iranian culture, history, politics, and heritage through events and student interactions.
The purpose of the Italian Club is to provide a means by which CSUN students, staff and faculty can enjoy the unique Italian culture, history and language in a non-class room setting.
Japanese Student Association
The Japanese Student Association strives to introduce the Japanese language and cultures, produce internal and external sociable events, mediate informational needs, and compensate contingencies through its efforts.
Joint Advocates on Disordered Eating (JADE)
The purpose of JADE is to be a peer educational program that is non-discriminatory and promotes awareness of the prevention of eating disorders.
K-Pop club strives to bring people from different backgrounds together in an environment that cultivates friendships. It will provide students with an opportunity to learn and explore the Korean Pop culture, fostering their unique interests Ė physical, social, emotional, and spiritual.
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.
Kappa Kappa Gamma believes in a closer union in the bonds of friendship, appreciates the advantages to be derived from a secret fraternity, and feels that in union there is strength for the development of nobler qualities.
Kappa Omicron Nu (National Home Economics Honor Society)
Kappa Omicron Nu is a national honor society dedicated to recognizing and encouraging excellence in scholarship, research, and leadership in Family and Consumer Sciences.
At the heart of Kappa Sigma lie the Fraternity's Four Pillars, which guide our ambitions and underpin our successes. Striving for excellence in Fellowship, Leadership, Scholarship and Service produces Brothers who are involved in all aspects of campus life; who excel academically as students and professionally upon graduation; who develop lifelong bonds with those around them and who support those peers; and who serve their colleges and communities. Becoming a Kappa Sigma provides the framework to build yourself into the man you want to be.
Kinesiology Majors Club (KMC)
The purpose of this club is to improve and sharpen both leadership and communication skills, strengthen and facilitate student-faculty and peer-to-peer relationships, and ultimately help each member to achieve personal and academic success.
Korea Campus Crusade for Christ (KCCC)
The Korean Campus Crusade for Christ strives to spread the Gospel to the students who are attending CSUN and promotes fellowship among Christians and non-Christians on campus.
Korean American Student Association
The Korean American Student Association strives to secure the general well-being of all its members, promote mutual interests that assist in the expansion of cultural knowledge, and to introduce Korean culture to all students.
Ladies Promoting Service, Intelligence and Academics
The purpose of this organization shall be to:
a Promote unity and service to the community at California State University, Northridge, or on a national level as well.
b Provide a network and support for minority female students at California State University, Northridge.
c Promote multicultural awareness through the incorporation of all students regardless of ethnicity by presenting programs to aid tolerance and the interaction with other service and multicultural organizations at the university.
d Develop leadership skills in all members by attending leadership development activities such as events, seminars, and workshops.
Lady Matadors Basketball Club
The Lady Matadors Basketball Club is a development of CSUN Basketball Intramural League. This association is a gathering of premier players within the intramural league combined into one unified element, in attempt to represent Cal State Northridge at regional basketball tournaments. The club is entitled to all CSUN students who are willing to present the time and effort needed to prepare in hopes of eventually winning regional tournaments. The skills will be developed through practice and participation. The Lady Matadors Basketball Club's ultimate goal is to win regional tournaments and compete at the national level.
Lambda Chi Alpha fosters a spirit of genuine brotherhood among its members, and welcomes all members and associate members in good standing and other Zetas who visit it, and strives to increase the friendly bond between the chapters.
Lambda Sigma Gamma Sorority
Lambda Sigma Gamma Sorority, Inc. is an academic, community, social, and multicultural sorority. We are a solid network of women in higher education, who have chosen to unite in order to enhance our college experiences. Lambda Sigma Gamma Sorority, Inc. was founded with the purpose of creating a support system for women once they have entered the university. We provide our members a family away from home - in order to facilitate the retention of motivated students. Through the support its' members offer each other, Lambda Sigma Gamma Sorority, Inc. has developed a strong, safe and loving environment where friendships grow, characters build, knowledge is shared, and a multicultural sisterhood is created.
Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.
Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. strives to develop strong characters through political,and social, cultural activities, fundraising, community service, and social events establishing an organization based on unity, love and respect.
The Lambda Theta Nu Sorority is primarily focused on academic excellence and meeting the needs of Latina women in higher education.
Latino Business Association (LBA)
The Latino Business Association is a student organization established to provide financial assistance through their annual scholarship drive and assure academic advancement while in the university.
The CSUN LAYER 8 club is committed to creating an educational environment for students to practice computer security exercises in a safe environment.
Leaders in Alliance is a student leader council whose objective it is to enhance collaboration and communication amongst all student organizations in the College of Business and Economics, CSUN. Our mission is to assist student leaders in pursuit of organizational achievement, as defined by their respective constitution, and to improve the overall student experience for all business majors.
Lebanese Student Association
We, the members and board of Lebanese Student Association, want to promote the Lebanese culture at CSUN and to unite and serve the Lebanese community. Also, to educate the CSUN general student body about Lebanon, the Lebanese people and culture. As well as form a closely knit Lebanese community on campus.
Lengua, Unidad, Cultura, Ideologia y Amistad (L.U.C.I.A.)
The Lengua, Unidad, Cultura, Ideologia y Amistad Club strives to convey Latino culture to all students involved, create a social academic, and cultural environment where those interested in the Latino culture can find a tool for expanding their horizons.
Linguistics Student Organization
The Linguistics Club is organized to promote linguistic studies at California State University, Northridge by way of holding regular meetings for discussion of linguistic topics, and by means of supporting, organizing, and pursuing activities relevant to the study of linguistics.
Love is for Everyone (L.I.F.E.)
The purpose of LIFE is to provide students with a small group setting that is a safe place to discuss relevant topics from the Bible in an informal setting for people of all kinds of backgrounds whether Christian or not.
Our mission is to show students that the Bible can be applied to everyday life issues that college students are challenged with through informal discussion.
The Professionals in Human Resources and Management Association promotes the interests and expands the knowledge of CSUN students in the fields of Management and Human Resources and provides professional development opportunities to its members.
Management Information Systems Association (MISA)
The Management Information Systems Association offers an active organization to students pursuing any major with an interest in computer applications and promotes an atmosphere conductive to achievement.
Marine Biology Graduate Student Association (MBGSA)
The Marine Biology Graduate Student Association strives to enrich the academic lives of CSUN marine biology graduate students by supporting lectures, student travel to academic conferences, student seminars, student and faculty retreats, and other professional events.
Master of Public Health Student Association (MPHSA)
The Master of Public Health Student Association seeks to guide, support, and empower students enrolled in the Master of Public Health (MPH) program to achieve their academic and professional goals.
The purpose of forming this organization is to unite the students of the CSUN community together with a common interest, build and shape skills, and to compete with other universities and colleges.
The purpose of this organization is to promote school spirit and provide entertainment at CSUN athletic events.
The reason for forming this club is to bring students together who have a common interest in baseball to play competitively in the National Club Baseball Association.
The Matador Boxing Team encourages CSUN students to participate in a social/competitive environment and to be active in a sport and uphold the high standards of CSUN sports club programs.
The purpose of the CSUN math club is to provide a place for math majors and other interested students to discuss topics, careers, and academic issues related to mathematics.
Matador Pedal Sports of CSUN
The purpose of this organization is to educate and familiarize students and members of the campus community with the principles of building Human Powered Vehicles (HPVs) which are engineered for competitive events as well as everyday commuting. The club also aims to extract talent from the student body on campus for representation at regional and national HPV Competitions.
Matador Women's Soccer Club
Matador Women's Soccer Club provides students with an opportunity to develop athletic skill, become better teammates, and individual growth through sportsmanship, teamwork, and passion for play.
A competitive collegiate lacrosse club. Along with being competitive in nature, the club fosters the development of sportsmanship, respect, leadership, teamwork, discipline, and athletic ability in all of its members, while encouraging student success.
Microbiology Students Association
The Microbiology Students Association encourages a sense of community among the students of CSUN who hold an interest in microbiology, provide counseling and guidance opportunities to new members, and enhance the understanding of student research.
Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano/a de AztlŠn (M.E.Ch.A.)
M.E.Ch.A. strives to maintain unity among Raza students and community members at CSUN by developing and implementing ways for a better education based on cultural and political consciousness.
Music & Entertainment Industry Student Association (MEISA)
The Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association (MEISA) at California State University, Northridge exists to facilitate learning and networking between members, professionals, potential mentors, and employers. The primary goal is to build a consistent awareness of advances in the music and entertainment industry and by doing so, prepare students for careers in the field.
Music Therapy Association of Northridge
The Music Therapy Association promotes an awareness of the music therapy profession on campus and on a community level; also, to create an environment conducive to the highest creativity and professionalism.
Muslim Students Association (MSA)
The Muslim Student Association strives to bring together Muslims of diverse backgrounds and cultures under one unified, organized, proactive community.
NABJ-Student Association of Black Communicators
We, the members of the (NABJ)-Student Association of Black Communicators at California State University, Northridge, believing that students working toward degrees in journalism and related fields of communications at CSUN should work together under the auspice of the NABJ in the education of its members. The organization shall enhance the skills and job preparation of its members; provide a vehicle for interchange of ideas, and exchange of information between and among black students studying related fields of communications and professional studies.
National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
The purpose of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) shall be to enhance
fellowship among the nine predominantly Black fraternities and sororities on campus
through closer interaction among ourselves in the interest of improving social, academic and
philanthropic relations and increased communication with the University population.
The council shall be the governing body that regulates and controls the interactions
between the individual organizations.
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
The National Society of Black Engineers, as a national student and professional based organization, does hereby dedicate itself to the development of intensive programs for increasing Black and other ethnic minority participation in the field of engineering and engineering technology. These programs will be initiated both within and outside the university community and will serve to strengthen relations between professional industry and the black community. Members of this organization are encouraged to join and participate in their individual professional societies. This organization will endeavor to provide general counseling to all members.
National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars aims to honor, inspire, and engage its members, and offers benefits including scholarships, leadership development, travel opportunities and career resources.
The National Society of Leadership and Success strives to assist college students in creating the lives they desire, by helping students discover what they truly want to do, and to give them the support and tools to achieve their goals.
National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA)
The purpose of this Association is to unite students in the Communicative Disorders department and those with similar interests, to provide relevant information for their academic career at California State University at Northridge, to inform members on local and national affairs concerning the field of work, to facilitate the transition from undergraduate to graduate to professional, to introduce different aspects of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology in the work field, and any other legal purpose which shall be deemed necessary for the furtherance of the Association's objectives.
New Directions Composers Group
The New Directions Composers Group aims to be an independent student organization focused on supporting the creation and performance of chamber and symphonic music compositions. With partial support from the university, each semester, this group of students aims to organize recitals of new works, as well as regular meetings between young composers, performers, and conductors. The activities and budget of the group will be guided and supervised by the composition faculty in the Music Department.
Northridge Creative Writing Circle
The Northridge Creative Writing Circle is an out-of-classroom creative writing community for the students of California State University Northridge, no matter their major. The group does not seek to replace what is happening in creative writing classrooms, but to offer an extension of it. Its meetings and events will help the writers of California State University Northridge foster close, creative relationships with each other as well as provide venues for the further creative and professional development of its members' work.
Northridge Ice Hockey Team
The team is currently participating on a regional and national level within two organizations. The regional affiliate that we are associated with is the Pacific Colligate Hockey Association (PCHA). The national affiliate that we are associated with is the American Colligate Hockey Association (ACHA).
Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity
Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity seeks to invite and involve all students in a more harmonious and brotherly atmosphere through academic, social, and cultural means in order to improve relations amongst all students and the surrounding community.
Omega Phi strives to create a group of members that exemplify mutual assistance amongst friends, high mental cultivation, and morality both in their University careers as well as throughout their lives.
The purpose of Open your Heart is to show students a simple meditation based technique that will teach them how to relax, focus for longer periods of time in the classroom, and to make it easier for them to cope with work and school stressors. This meditation technique will make members better professionals, in helping them to feel more comfortable as individuals as well as in social situations. This will also help them to be able to network better with their professors, students and advisors.
The purpose of this chapter shall be those expressed in the Constitution of The National Order of Omega:
"To RECOGNIZE those fraternity men and women who have attained a high standard of leadership in Interfraternity activities, to ENCOURAGE them to continue along this line, and to INSPIRE others to strive for similar conspicuous attainment;
To UNITE outstanding fraternity men and sorority women and to create an organization which will help to mold the sentiment of the institution on questions of local and intercollegiate affairs;
To BRING TOGETHER members of the faculty, alumni, and student members of the institution's fraternities and sororities on a basis of mutual interest, understanding, and helpfulness;
To help CREATE an atmosphere where ideas and issues can be discussed openly across Greek lines and to help work out solutions."
The Painting Guild strives to supplement the studio artistic experience by creating an ongoing forum of artistic development in the hope of continuing an interest in the creative process above and beyond the classroom environment, to reinforce and cultivate artistic growth and to act as transitory support system after graduation.
Panhellenic Council of CSU, Northridge
As undergraduate members of women's fraternities, they stand for good scholarship, guarding good health, maintenance of fine standards, and for serving the college community.
To assist the CSUN students and faculty with food and securities by putting a food pantry on the CSUN campus.
Peer Health Exchange trains college volunteers to teach health education in public high school students that lack health education. We exist due to our volunteers shared vision of a healthier future and in teaching students the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions.
The Percussion Club of California State University, Northridge provides students with leadership experience, exposing them to different aspect of the music profession through workshops, clinics, and master classes with non-faculty professional percussionists. The Percussion Club encourages student involvement and provides service learning opportunities for members to : perform programs, present clinics, provide teaching assistance at local schools, perform at community events and/or at club fundraisers.
The purpose of this chapter of Phi Alpha shall be:
A. To recognize and promote scholastic achievement among students and faculty involved in the graduate social work program at California State University, Northridge.
B. To recognize, improve and further the goals of social work in the community, state, nation and world.
C. To stimulate interest in preparation for a career in social work.
D. To encourage continued study and research at the graduate level and in professional practice.
E. To recognize those professional social workers and others whose service, contributions and leadership are held in esteem.
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity
Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity, Inc.
Phi Delta Epsilon strives to create a bond among physicians of high moral character devoted to education and philanthropy for a lifetime.
Phi Delta Theta Fraternity
Phi Delta Theta encourages educational and inspirational programs, and is in opposition to hazing and pre-initiation activities which do not contribute to the positive development and welfare of pledges and members.
We, the Founding Chapter of the Latino based fraternity Phi Lambda Nu, are a group of males whose mission is to enrich our community through academics, family and community involvement. We will strive to improve low income communities and families who are in need, while aiming for academic excellence, thus forming a tightly knit brotherhood in the process.
On our journey towards graduation, we hope to instill in all of our members the qualities and characteristics which encompass our definition of chivalry: courtesy, generosity, and valor.
Phi Lambda Rho Sorority (FLR)
Phi Lambda Rho Sorority is an organization which purpose is to promote the culture of the Chicana/Latina, encourage academics, community service and sisterhood.
The purpose of the Eta Nu Chapter of Phi Mu Fraternity shall be to encourage and promote the purpose and ideals of Phi Mu Fraternity to this campus, and to function by the rules in the Fraternity's Constitution and Bylaws and Standing Rules and Procedures. Our mission statement is: Founded in 1852, Phi Mu is a women's organization which provides personal academic development, service to others, commitment to excellence and lifelong friendships through a shared tradition. Phi Mu encourages our members to imagine, believe and achieve their aspirations.
Phi Psi Omega reaches out to the female student and provide resources as well as a family networking system through the avenues provided by the three principles of scholastics & service, decorous manifestation of dignity, and encouraging unmitigated excellence in our lifestyles.
The purpose of this organization is to open up networking opportunities for students in the physical education and adapted physical education programs. The organization strives to collaborate and open up relationships with classmates, communities and future colleagues.
Physical Therapy Club promotes education, stimulate Physical Therapy (PT) student involvement, sustain fellowship, disseminate information, coordinate action, increase community awareness of PT, provide services to the community, raise funds for charitable causes, and advance study in the field of PT.
Pi Kappa Alpha strives to advance the educational interests of its members, promote leadership development, and maintain and uphold a high standard of life.
Pi Lambda Theta (Education Honorary)
The goal of Pi Lambda Theta, Delta Kappa Chapter will be to honor outstanding educators in the field of education and inspire them to be effective leaders in education.
Pi Sigma Alpha, Delta Sigma Chapter (Political Science Honorary)
We, the members of Pi Sigma Alpha Delta Sigma chapter, form this CSUN branch of the National Political Science Honors Society to recognize academic excellence in political science at California State University Northridge, to foster intellectual exchange, and to advance future success of its members. We adhere to the rules set forward in this constitution, the rules and regulations of California State University Northridge guidelines for participation, and the standards of the national association of Pi Sigma Alpha.
The Pre-Dental Club encourages excellence in pre-dental scholarship, stimulates an appreciation of the importance of pre-dental education in the study of dentistry, promotes cooperation and contact between dental and pre-dental students and educators.
Pre-Law Association (PLA)
The Pre-Law Association of California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is a student-run, non-profit organization intended to promote and advance the studies and fields of law. By providing information about the field and job market, encouraging active involvement, and providing networking opportunities, as well as presenting a stepping stone into students' future, the association seeks to assist them with their current academic goals and their postgraduate career prospects.
Pre-Optometry Student Association
Pre-Optometry Student Association strives to promote the interaction of students, faculty, and leaders in the optometrical world and health care. To provide a locale for Pre-Optometry students to discuss their pertinent concerns.
Preconception Peer Educators (PPE)
The purpose of Preconception Peer Educators CSUN-PPE is as peer educators trained and certified through US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health to reduce health disparities and infant mortality rates, and promote preconception health in those communities most impacted by these issues. We would like to educate the student body, and community about health disparities that exist. The focus is to mentor and encourage total health among minorities in our community and to spread the news about infant mortality rates among African Americans, and minorities in America, and how to decrease these rates by properly educating ourselves about preventative measures.
The purpose of Project DATE is to be a peer education program that is non-discriminatory (as stated in Article III, section 2) and educate the university community about sexual assault and rape, emphasizing prevention and early intervention.
Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
The Public Relations Student Society of America encourages the understanding of current theories and procedures in the practice of public relations and provides students with the opportunity to become acquainted with their peers and professional practitioners.
Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
RTDNA is the world's largest professional organization that broadcasts news while supporting journalism activity throughout the world. RTDNA is made up of more than 3,000 news directors, news associates, educators and students. Founded as a grassroots organization in 1946, its purpose was to set standards for gathering and reporting news. Although news techniques and technologies have changed since its founding, RTDNA's commitment to excellence in the journalism industry remains the same.
Radiologic Sciences Student Association
The Radiologic Technology Student Association strives to promote an interest in the research and study of radiology while encouraging a professional spirit among those in the organization.
Rejoyce in Jesus Campus Fellowship
The ReJOYce in Jesus Campus Fellowship promotes the teachings of Jesus Christ according to the Holy Bible in instructional studies, on-campus activities, and services to the CSUN campus community.
Residence Hall Association (RHA)
The Residence Hall Association (RHA) of CSUN, represent the needs and concerns of all students living in the University Park Apartments (UPA); to advocate for residents' needs, maintain communication between the residents and the Department of Residential Life, and to provide a forum for information and discussion to help build community among each resident in the UPA.
Rho Delta Chi Sorority (Zeta Colony)
We have assembled together so that we may promote sisterhood by exercising principles of democracy, participation in charitable and social activities with one another and with other organizations. With other organizations we will practice and advocate unity, benevolence, cooperation, and the positive execution of all endeavors. As sisters, we shall always remember the loyalty and responsibilities we will maintain as our standards in affiliation to each other and the community.
Salsa Libre encourages students to pursue and reach out to others through salsa dancing, to enrich their lives, and form a community of salsa dancers where they can participate in dances and lessons, and learn the artistic aspect of dance.
Saudi Students Association (SSA)
Saudi Students Association encourages friendship and a sense of community among students and their families in the United States, and promotes the culture, development, history and religion of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to people in the USA.
The Sculpture Organization is for students interested in sculpture. The Sculpture Organization supports the growth of ideas, skills, and techniques that are used to create, understand, and discuss sculpture. The Sculpture Organization will also encourage professional development in both a social and academic atmosphere.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon encourages friendship, scholarship and services for members, based upon the ideals set forth by the Founders and creed.
The purpose of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi, CSUN is to promote sisterly love, and enhance Jewish identity. We will be inspiring develop self-growth and character within each individual. Our sisterhood gives back to the community through knowledge, charity, intelligence, strength, friendships, and unity.
Sigma Alpha Zeta Sorority Inc, Eta Chapter
Sigma Alpha Zeta Sorority, Incorporated strives to act as an elite multicultural group who promote the upward mobility of women and enhances the community by means of education and voluntary services.
Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity
Sigma Lambda Beta -Kappa Gamma Chapter promotes the ideals of brotherhood, education and cultural awareness and strives to create a respectable image for all members of the organization.
Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority, Lambda Beta
Sigma Lambda Gamma strives to uphold the standards of excellence in morality, ethics, and education, by promoting academic excellence, community service, and cultural awareness.
Sigma Nu promotes a sense of Brotherhood through honor, friendship, assistance, unity, scholarship and communication.
Sigma Omega Nu Latina Interest Sorority strives for sisterhood, scholastic excellence, self-improvement, and Latina awareness and provides community service on the University Campus of every corresponding Chapter, as well as in the community.
Sigma Phi Epsilon strives to develop and strengthen the character of its members, promote virtue, diligence, and brotherly Love, and to instill in its members the principles and ideals upon which it was founded.
Sigma Tau Alpha Co-Ed Fraternity
Sigma Tau Alpha Co-Ed Fraternity of California State University, Northridge was established to offer and create a common bond for life-long friendship between veterans, their dependents, and student population. We strive to improve our community by addressing the unique needs of service members and their transition from veteran to scholar.
Sigma Tau Delta (English Honorary)
Sigma Tau Delta strives to provide cultural stimulation on campus and to promote interest in literature and the English language in the surrounding community.
Society for Physics Students-Northridge Chapter
The Society of Physics Students develops collegiality among students, faculty members, and the community to broaden the understanding of physics at California State University, Northridge. We are actively engaged in promoting public interest in physics, stimulating interest in physics research and advance study, and assisting students to develop the competence, enthusiasm, and social responsibility essential for the advancement of physics. The Society of Physics Students also provides liaison between students and the member societies of the American Institute of Physics.
Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)
The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering stimulates student interest in the scientific and engineering developments in the fields of materials and processes, and familiarizes students with the career opportunities.
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
The Society of Automotive Engineers strives to provide its members opportunities to gain broader insight into the profession by sponsoring meetings which brings practicing engineers to the campus.
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers encourages scientists and mathematicians within a body of technical disciplines to creates valuable relations with all academic fields, and encourage participation in the Latino culture.
Society of Professional Journalists
The Society of Professional Journalists strives to assist their members in acquiring the noblest principles of journalism and to cooperate with them in this field, and in order to advance the standard of the press by fostering a higher ethical code, thus increasing its value as an uplifting social agency.
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
The Society of Women Engineers is dedicated to making known the need for women engineers by encouraging young women to succeed in their studies and careers.
The organization Sojourners Fellowship - affiliated with Community Christian Alliance Church (CCAC) of Northridge, California - seeks to spread awareness of the Christian faith to students who seek to learn more. Their desire is to reach out to CSUN students who wish to learn more about what the Christian faith has to offer them. Also, Sojourners Fellowship wishes to be an outlet for people who identify themselves as Christians to ground themselves in a local church - namely CCAC - as many may be leaving their own hometowns and churches to attend college.
The South Asia Club cultivates a spirit of appreciation toward South Asian history, heritage and culture, and creates an organization where South Asians can come together as part of a distinct cultural group.
Student Advertising Graphics Association (SAGA)
The Student Advertising Graphics Association strives to simulate an environment of professional working experience, allow closer networking among peers and professionals, and encourages greater participation of alumni in CSUN's graphic design department.
Student Association for Behavior Analysis
promote educational and professional advancement for all students interested in behavior analysis. We are dedicated to disseminating behavior analysis and creating opportunities to facilitate students' scholastic success.
Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC)
The Student Athlete Advisory Council allows representatives from all different sports at CSUN to have a voice about ways to improve CSUN's sports programs and to reach out to the community and student body to help support CSUN's sports as well as help make a difference in the community.
Student Dietetic and Food Science Association (SDFSA)
The Student Dietetic and Food Science Association provides the framework for meaningful student involvement, stimulates interest in the profession of Dietetics and Food Science-related fields, and develops channels of communication between students and advisors.
Student Finance Association
The Student Finance Association mission is to build and maintain strong relationships with students, faculty, and firms, and encourage all CSUN students who are interested in finance, real estate, and financial services.
Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)
The Student Health Advisory Committee recommends scope of service, hours of operation, fee-for-service charges, mandatory fee levels, annual budgeting, and serve as the formal contact between the Student Health Committee and the CSUN student body.
Student Organization for a Holistic-approach to Health and Leadership
The purpose of this organization is to help cultivate student leaders and raise student awareness of preventative healthcare, integrative medicine and holistic wellness. Preventative healthcare focuses on diet, exercise, stress-reduction, and self-care; integrative medicine is a combination of conventional medicine and other alternative practices, such as acupuncture, herbal remedies, massage therapy, yoga etc; and holistic wellness is an approach to health that focuses on the interconnectedness of biological, psychological, and social health factors. On top of educating students and promoting the above mentioned health-practices, our goal is to organize events in which students can actively participate in fun, engaging and health-benefiting activities. Furthermore, we will provide networking and internship opportunities which coincide with the organization's core values.
Student Philosophy Society
The Student Philosophy Society promotes student interest in the study of Philosophy and encourages a professional spirit among those who are interested in philosophy.
Student Veteran Organization (SVO)
Student Veteran Organization strives to serve as the definitive organization advocating for student veteran issues at the state and national level and to foster veteran relationships by providing a positive environment in order to socialize, engage in educational advancement and increase community awareness at California State University Northridge.
The Sustainability Club is a student led organization that serves as liaisons' to the Institute for Sustainability. As a club we advocate for the development, research and promotion of sustainability within the student body of the university and its serving community.
Tau Kappa Epsilon strives to promote and secure the intellectual, educational, social, athletic, and recreational benefits derived from fellowship among its members and to promote such fellowship.
Tau Omega Rho strives to unite students for a stronger sense of involvement within the CSUN community. They emphasize the involvement in student government, working on campus, and having a strong social friendship and network involving other students on campus.
Tau Sigma National Honor Society (Transfer Students)
The California State University, Northridge chapter of Tau Sigma is committed to recognizing the achievements of transfer students while building a supportive community. Our members serve as both ambassadors of California State University, Northridge and advocates for both current and prospective transfer student to the CSUN.
Tech and Engineering Society
To provide the students of CSUN with information about working in their fields by bringing industry professionals from local companies to CSUN to speak to our group.
To provide opportunities for CSUN students where they can work together in groups to achieve more than they could individually.To get recognition for the projects that they have worked on.
Each of these three goals is meant to better equip CSUN students in their job search after graduation
The Association of School Psychology Graduate Professionals
The Association of School Psychology Graduate Professionals at CSUN is an organization for graduate students and alumni in the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, School Psychology program and CSUN students interested in the field of School Psychology. The association serves as the official graduate assembly and as such is committed to enhancing the experiences of current students, faculty, and alumni of the School Psychology program. The association provides educational, professional and social opportunities encouraging and enhancing professional growth and development. Furthermore, the association seeks to create a cohesive and lasting experience that will positively impact its members and alumni for years to come.
The purpose of this organization is to gather people interested in astronomy into a social setting to enjoy astronomy-related activities (e.g., stargazing and watching meteor showers), and to discuss discoveries and current events in astronomy. Our goal is to attract both people with a casual interest in astronomy and people with highly technical knowledge of astronomy into a common setting in which both may flourish.
The purpose of The Blues Project is to be a peer education program that is non-discriminatory (as stated in Article III, section 2) and educate the university community about suicide and depression, emphasizing prevention and early intervention.
ďThe ElohistsĒ is a Christian based bible club that welcomes all ages, ethnicities, nations and the students we accommodate are those who believe in God (Elohim) or wish to know God (Elohim) and desire to do His will as written in the bible. We will bring forth a bright, positive, educative experience for all the CSUN community and provide a safe and loving message to all members and people we interact with.
The F Word (formerly Gender & Women's Studies Student Association
The Women's Studies Student Association advocates improved access to university education for women and equitable treatment of women and men in society.
TRENDS is home to all CSUN fashion students and any students on campus with an interest in FASHION! Our purpose is to introduce students to the fashion industry and to prepare them for real industry experiences. We focus on providing our members with priceless networking opportunities, and a foundation for future careers! TRENDS also hosts the Annual Spring Fashion Show featuring clothing lines from Apparel Design and Production graduating students. In this organization, students are able to acquire valuable leadership and teamwork skills essential for preparing to enter the global industry of FASHION!
Union Salvadorena de Estudiantes Universitarios
The intent of this organization is to empower students, through education, of Salvadoran related issues. Organizational goals include; developing an interest towards higher education amongst the Salvadoran Community, developing awareness about cultural, political, and economic issues that directly affect the Salvadoran Community, preserving the historical and cultural identity of El Salvador.
United Sorority and Fraternity Council (USFC)
This organization seeks a more diverse cooperative existence between sorority and fraternal orders while maintaining good faith with the University.
The University Ambassadors is a student organization within the Department of Student Outreach and Recruitment Services which represent the University to the community in a manner that leaves a positive and lasting impression of CSUN.
Urban Planning Students of Northridge (UPS)
The Urban Planning Students Club provides assistance and personal support to students involved in and or interested in the Urban Studies and Planning program.
The V-Day Club is a catalyst that promotes creative events like the "The Vagina Monologues" to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations.
The purpose of the VEX Robotics club is to establish a team competing in the college level VEX Robotics Competition representing California State University, Northridge.
Victory Campus Ministries (VCM)
The Victory Campus Ministry strives to bring the knowledge of life in Christ Jesus to the CSUN community and provide young men and women with training in Christian principles of leadership, service and excellence.
Vietnamese Student Association
The purpose of this organization is to unite students, faculty, staff and alumni as well as the community at large, and to promote educational, social, cultural, and political development of its members through its diverse programming.
Vocal Percussion Radio strives to entertain audiences through the arts and promote general interest in music and student involvement at CSUN by means of music sung in the style of a cappella.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance strives to help volunteer organizations involved in tax preparation by providing resources and any other form of support necessary.
Women's Resource and Research Center
The Women's Resource and Research Center strives to bring a diverse and open atmosphere regarding women's issues to the CSUN campus, while improving women's access to university education, and working towards equitable treatment of women and men in society.
We, the CSUN Women's Volleyball Club, will make it our goal to give CSUN students the opportunity to play competitive college volleyball while building lasting relationships with one another that are based upon understanding, commitment, and camaraderie.
Zeta Beta Tau encourages amongst its membership the principles of Intellectual Awareness, Social Responsibility, Personal Integrity, Friendship and Brotherhood.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc, Omega Kappa Chapter
Zeta Phi Beta was founded on the principles of Scholarship, Service, Sisterly Love, and Finer Womanhood and the precepts that "elitism and socializing had overshadowed the real mission of sororities-to address and correct the problems of society, particularly, those plaguing the African-American community.
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