Clubs and Organizations Directory
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Clubs and Organization
In partnership with the 100 Citizens Program, 100 Citizens Club is dedicated to providing an on campus community for students who want to develop professionally and build a network in the health sector. We strive to promote self-empowerment by providing leadership and hands-on experience through career related opportunities both on and off the CSUN campus, all while promoting healthy lifestyles and creating Kinesiology awareness.
3 Strands aims to be a spirit-filled, counter-cultural community of Christians who are disciples and disciple makers.
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
Seeks 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.
To foster and promote brotherly love, to further enhance our Jewish identity, to inaugurate a spirit of cooperation and helpfulness, to create a better understanding among our brothers, and to encourage vigorous participation in university, college, and general activities in our community, to the mutual advantage of all concerned, the XN chapter of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity is solemnly dedicated.
Alpha Kappa Delta, Sociology Honor Society
This organization shall be a non-secret, democratic, society of scholars dedicated to the idea of Anthropon Katamanthanein Diakonesein or "to investigate humanity for the purpose of service."
This organization shall be a non-secret, democratic, society of scholars dedicated to the idea of AnthroponKatamanthaneinDiakonesein or "to investigate humanity for the purpose of service."
It shall be the purpose of this Society to promote excellence in scholarship in the study of sociology, research of 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.
The object of this fraternity shall be to encourage a spirit of fraternity and love among its members; to stand at all times for integrity, dignity, scholarship and college loyalty; to strive for and support the best interest of colleges and universities in which chapters are installed and in no way to disregard, injure or sacrifice those interest for the sake of the prestige or advancement of the fraternity.
The purpose of this Chapter is the promotion of growth in character, scholastic achievement, unity of feeling, sisterly affection and social communion among us thus united under a solemn pledge to lend a helping hand to one another.
Alpha Pi Sigma Sorority, Inc.
Statement of Purpose
1.To encourage and promote academic excellence of our members through the establishment of study groups, tutoring services and mentoring.
2.To establish a scholarship fund to benefit members of the organization and/or transfer and high school students.
3.To inspire unity, friendship, and sisterhood among its members.
4.To promote and develop the attainment of leadership skills for its members in order to serve the organization and the Latino community.
5.To further the professional careers of its members through networking with professionals in the community.
6.To encourage cultural awareness ands interest in helping the Latino community through volunteer work.
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. The Ultimate goal for all its brothers is to graduate with an undergraduate degree from the University.
The secondary purpose of this Fraternity will be to provide a brotherhood / family environment.
The tertiary purpose of this Fraternity will be to promote Asian / Pacific Islander awareness and culture throughout each University and the surrounding community where a chapter is located. The education of Asian awareness and culture will begin at the solid foundation within each member's own culture and heritage.
Alpha Sigma Theta Sorority
We the women attending California State University, Northridge (CSUN), believe a sorority is needed to enrich the lives of college women by integrating both deaf and hearing communities through social and educational experiences, through which they shall develop exceptional leadership, and communication skills.
The purpose of this chapter shall be sincere development of character, high standards of scholarships, whole hearted interest in involvement in college affairs, 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)
It shall be the purpose of AISA of CSUN to provide an opportunity for members to work together, to actively promote the academic success of the memberships, to instill cultural pride within the membership and American Indian cultural awareness on the campus and throughout the community. AISA shall strive to stimulate the membership to their responsibilities as leaders in their community and actively support American Indian individuals and/or groups in the global Indian community. AISA will actively seek to increase the number of American Indian students at CSUN, and encourage all students to become AISA members.
American Marketing Association (AMA)
The purpose of the CSUN Collegiate Chapter of the American Marketing Association shall be:
A. To foster scientific study and research in the field of marketing;
B. To develop sound thinking in marketing theory and gain more knowledge of marketing principles;
C. To improve the methods and techniques of marketing research;
D. To contribute to the improvement of the teaching of marketing;
E. To develop better public understanding and appreciation of marketing problems;
F. To study and discuss legislation and judicial decision regarding marketing;
G. To improve marketing personnel and study personnel problems;
H. To encourage and uphold sound, honest practices and keep marketing work on a high ethical plane; and
I. To promote beneficial relations between students, faculty, and business institutions.
American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
The purposes of this organization shall be:
1.To provide an environment that supports the creative ideas of physicians-in - training.
2.To promote, encourage and maintain a cohesive relationship with the students
and non-student organizations of CSUN.
3. To serve as a forum for discussion of health issues and develop a policy agenda for physicians-in-training.
4. To affect change in the medical education process and to make it more responsive to the needs of students and society.
5.To maintain its status as an independent organization.
6.To maintain its primary identity as an organization for physicians-in -training.
7.To promote and maintain programs which enhance the quality of health care in the community.
8.To be financially independent and maintain a stable financial base.
9.To continue to develop health-care leadership.
10.To seek, develop and provide membership services to the physicians-in -training community.
l1.To increases knowledge of health information among members and the general public.
l2.To periodically re-evaluate the above purposes and ensure that they are carried out in a proper fashion.
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
The objective and goals of this chapter shall be to encourage the development of a professional consciousness, to afford an opportunity for civil engineers to become acquainted and to participate working together effectively, to promote a spirit of congeniality among them, and to provide friendly contact with the engineering profession.
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
ASID Student Chapter is an organization designed to introduce, create and promote respect, professionalism, and networking opportunities among a diverse group of interior design students in order to prepare students for a career in the professional industry.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
The purpose of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers is the advancement and dissemination of knowledge of the theory and practice of mechanical engineering, the presentation of a proper prospective of engineering work and the opportunity to become acquainted with the personnel and activities of the society as well as to promote a professional awareness and fellowship.
Animation Students League of Northridge
CSUN Animation Student League of Northridge is dedicated to encourage excellence in the study and practice of animation and visual effects.
The purpose of this organization is to create awareness, encourage community and industry participation in the CSUN Animation program, encourage training and student learning, and create opportunities for on-going relationships with CSUN Animation alumni.
Anthropology Student Association (ASA)
1)To form a club based primarily on ones interest in anthropology; to increase ones awareness of the discipline at CSUN by getting to know faculty and other students with similar interests and to promote these interests through such projects as field trips and special events (such as speakers).
2)To inform students of job opportunities in the field of anthropology.
3)To promote a better rapport between students and faculty in anthropology, to support the work of the faculty and to maintain or increase department size and class availability.
Armenian Student Association (ASA)
The purpose of this association will be to:
1.Cultivate a spirit of appreciation toward Armenian language, culture, history and heritage.
2.Promote Armenian Studies.
3.Support members in the pursuit of their academic and personal goals.
4.Create a non-partisan and non-discriminatory association where students can come together as part of a distinct cultural group.
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)
Our purpose is to provide graduate students in English a place to meet, to converse with other graduate students and seek their support, process and disperse accurate information about the MA program, and develop a dialogue with faculty.
Our goals include bridging the gap between faculty and students, to provide graduate students with an opportunity to publish their critical and creative works, and to facilitate a bi-annual orientation session for new graduate students.
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 at CSUN (AGSAP)
The Association of Graduate Student Affairs Professionals (AGSAP) at California State University, Northridge is an organization for student affairs professionals, graduate students and alumni in the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, College Counseling/Student Services option and those interested in pursuing work in Student Affairs. 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 College Counseling/Student Services program. The association provides educational, professional and social opportunities encouraging and enhancing professional growth and development. The association works as an advocate on behalf of its members and the College Counseling/Student Services program. Furthermore, the association seeks to create a cohesive and lasting experience that will positively impact its members and alumni for years to come.
Association of Latino Professionals in Finance & Accounting (ALPFA)
We, the business students at California State University of Northridge (CSUN) inspired by the ideals and values of the founding fathers of the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting have decided to create an on-campus student organization in order to explore and promote academic and career issues related to Accounting, Finance and other related fields of business. The ALPFA-CSUN Student Chapter's goals is to promote unity among the student population, cultural awareness, professional advancement of members, and create an opportunity to make colleagues for life.
Aztlan Graduation and Scholarship Committee
The Aztlan Graduation and Scholarship Committee strives to follow the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicana/o de Aztlan (M.E.Ch.A.) organization requirements, and raise money for graduations, luncheons, dinners, and scholarships for Latina/o students.
The Ballet Folklorico Aztlan 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 purpose of the CSUN Ballroom Dance Club is to promote ballroom dancing and social dancing. As a contracted independent organization and club sport with CSUN, the Ballroom Dance Club provides professional ballroom dance and social dance instruction, opportunities for competition, and a social atmosphere in which to meet other dancers.
Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Honors Fraternity
The objective of this Fraternity shall be to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the field of accounting. This objective includes, but is not limited to, the following sub-objectives: to instill in its members a motivation for self-improvement; to foster high moral and ethical standards in its members; to cultivate a sense of responsibility and service in its members; to promote the collegiate study of professional accountancy; and to provide opportunities for association among its members and professional accountants.
The Purpose of Beta Gamma Nu will be to promote educational, cultural awareness, philanthropic, and social awareness among the students at the California State University at Northridge. As a fraternity,will attempt to achieve and maintain the highest standards of Pride, Brotherhood, and Respect. All activities of this fraternity will be directed toward this central purpose, as well as for the benefit of the members, and all those who may be associated with the fraternity.
The Bicycle Club @ CSUN 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.
Statement of purpose
To recruit students in Biology, other science related majors, and other non-science majors that are interested in health science fields such as medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, etc.
To present an opportunity for the members to expand their knowledge about Biology and health related fields of their interest outside of the classroom through closer student-faculty interrelations, by having professional speakers that present on their specialty and answer student questions, through field trips, and by having social affairs.
To create a sense of unity and diversity between the members of the club in order to expand communication through networking, as well as having the opportunity to being exposed to different health related fields, which will be beneficial to all the members.
Biology, Ecology, and Evolution Reading Club
To help students develop critical thinking and reading skills and become familiar with the literature in ecology and evolution. Students will meet and discuss scientific papers with the guidance of faculty members.
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. It is important to note that this program, and the university at large, recognizes other ethnic groups and genders who also struggle with academic difficulties but this Minority Male student population unfortunately reflect the lowest statistics, nationally, (at this time) across all other racial groups and genders. Thus, additional creative intervention (based on new research in this area) is needed to address this unique trend among African American men. Based on the current trend of academic struggle for African American men on this campus (as reflected across the country) CSUN administration expressed a concern, which resulted in the proactive recommendation for the construction and ongoing development of CSUN programs to address the current problem on this campus by exploring the underlying complexity of this trend. The university desires to generate relevant programing in an attempt to reverse this growing and alarming condition on CSUN campus.
The specific goal of this mentor based program is to apply positive anti-deficit models and research based intervention to build a viable foundation for academic success, and to enable strong character development to produce quality men who will contribute to our communities around the country and to our society at large.
The Black Student Union is an organization primarily designed to provide authentic leadership for the Black students that are a part of the campus community. The directive of the 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. Additionally, the Union will serve as the conduit through which the various aspects of the black community (both on and off campus), can interact and develop positive coalitions.
Buddhists for World Peace
The purpose of this organization is threefold:
1)To become involved in the community through the club sponsored college activities, including topics such as, but not limited to, environmental awareness, cultural diversity, Victory Over Violence, Introduction to Buddhism, etc.
2)To build a network of friendship and trust within the community, including CSUN faculty and administration.
3)To encourage and support CSUN students to excel in their academic studies and to be a positive influence in their communities for world peace.
Business Honors Association (BHA)
The purpose of this organization is to develop future leaders in all fields of business and economics. The Business Honors Association provides leadership opportunities, firm tours, as well as social and professional networking opportunities to its members, as well as to the students of the College of Business and Economics. The organization also offers tutoring to the entire College of Business and Economics and contributes to the local community through philanthropy.
The goal of the Business Honors Association is to take high achieving students in the Business Honors Program and turn them into successful business professionals by developing them academically, professionally, and socially.
California Career Development Association, CSUN
The organization was formed as an affiliate organization of the California Career Development Association to advance the scientific discipline of career development and career guidance and education at California State University, Northridge.Organizational goals include, but are not limited to:
a.Conducting and fostering progress of career development and career guidance and education.
b.Promoting sound career development and career guidance practices in the interests of society.
c.Stimulating, promoting, and conducting programs of scientific research to students in the field of career development and career guidance and education.
d.Stimulating, promoting, and conducting programs in the professional and ethical development of career counseling students.
e.Stimulating, promoting, and conducting programs for all CSUN students that enhance the worth, dignity, potential and uniqueness of each individual through exposure to career development issues.
The manifold purpose of Campus Advance is to break down racial, social, and cultural barriers, to promote excellence in scholastic achievement, to function as a service organization for the needs of the campus, to nurture and encourage spiritual growth and leadership development-all of these according to the highest principles of Christian ethics.
CSUN Catholic Newman Club was created as a community primarily, but not exclusively for Catholic students. Our purpose is to provide an atmosphere of warmth and acceptance and to come together to grow in all aspects of our whole persons: spiritual, social, recreational, emotional and intellectual.
Central American United Students Association (CAUSA)
The objective for this organization is 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. This organization will attempt to promote unity and cooperation among students, faculty and the community with the purpose of developing more effective ways of creating changes within our society.
The CSUN Ceramics Guild is organized to bring together students interested in the ceramics profession, to encourage the exchange of information and ideas, to sponsor juried and non-juried ceramics exhibits, explore marketing and encourage professional development in 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 (CCM)
To recruit potential Chicano (a)/Latino (a) and other interested students in the medical and health sciences fields.
To achieve unity and assist in the retention of Chicano (a)/Latino (a) and other interested students in the medical and science fields.
To provide and maintain an on and off campus communication network among Chicano (a)/Latino (a) and other interested students in the medical and health science fields.
Child and Adolescent Development Association (CADA)
Statement of Purpose
A.To provide a means of communication among students, faculty and the community interested in Child and Adolescent Development.
B.To Sponsor programs, workshops and other activities which relate to Child and Adolescent Development.
Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA)
This organization is a social club that was formed by a group of ambitious and patriotic Chinese students. Our mission is to:
A.Enhance friendship and comradeship amongst members.
B.Carry forward Chinese cultures; promote greater awareness and appreciation for the latest developments coming from the global Chinese society.
C.Help new incoming Chinese students and scholars to become comfortably integrated with the American environment.
Christian Students at CSUN
The purpose of this club is "..to enlighten all that they may see what the economy of the mystery is, which throughout the ages has been hidden in God, who created all things, in order that now to the rulers and the authorities in the heavenlies the multifarious wisdom of God might be made known through the church," Ephesians 3:9,10.
God's mystery is His hidden purpose, which is to dispense Himself into His chosen people. Hence, there is the economy of the mystery of God. This mystery was hidden in God throughout the ages, but now the New Testament believers, having been enlightened, are able to see it!
Therefore, our goal in this club is to make God's eternal purpose in His economy known to the students at Cal State University Northridge in order that God, in His infinite wisdom, can dispense Himself into His chosen people.
Circle K International of CSUN
i.To develop college and university students into responsible citizens and leaders with a lifelong commitment to service;
ii.To collaborate with all members of the Kiwanis family to achieve our common objectives;
iii.To develop positive role models;
iv.To enhance inter-cultural understanding and cooperation;
v.To increase our service potential;
vi.To provide opportunities for fellowship, personal growth, professional development and leadership skills;
vii.To work towards a greater public recognition of the organization;
viii.To emphasize the advantages of the democratic way of life;
ix.To serve on the campus and in the community;
x.To encourage participation in group activities;
xi.To develop aggressive citizenship and the spirit of service for improvement of all human relationships;
xii.To give primacy to the human and spiritual rather than to the material values of life;
xiii.To promote the adoption and the application of high social, business and professional standards;
xiv.To develop, by precept and example, a more intelligent,aggressive and serviceable citizenship;
xv.To provide through CKI clubs a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render altruistic service and to build better communities;
xvi.To cooperate in creating and maintaining that sound public opinion and high idealism which makes possible the increase in righteousness, justice, patriotism and goodwill.
To be the leading global community-service organization on college and university campuses that enriches the world one member, one child and on community at a time.
CKI develops college and university students into a global network of 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.
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
Statement of Purpose
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
Romans 10:15 Beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news.
The reason for the Committed Feet Dance Ministry is to reach out to those who may not know God or who may not have a personal relationship with the Lord. This dance ministry is to save those who are lost and bring them to a state of mind where they know that they are safe in the Father's arms. This dance ministry will consist of all forms of dance through Gospel songs. This will also be another way, to worship and praise God through dance.
Computer Science and Technology Club (CST)
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 (CMAA)
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
To encourage fellow students in their understanding of accounting and their advancement within the profession of accountancy.
To inform students of current topics of interest in the accounting profession by inviting guest speakers to visit our University and our Association.
To promote the interaction of students, faculty, and accounting professionals.
To offer an active organization to students with similar interest.
To promote an atmosphere conducive to achievement.
To promote camaraderie among accounting students and other campus organizations.
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)
This Student Branch shall encourage and provide the means for the development of professional skills in students; enlighten students of this educational institution as to the nature and the incentives of entering into profession concerned with quality; and the advancement of the theory and practice of quality and the allied arts and sciences.
We hope to provide a physical meeting place, with a pleasant and educational environment for nurturing a community that promotes various Japanese media centered around (but not limited to) Anime. The club should provide a place for cultural and educational discussion, as well as a place for fans to gather, promote and share their collective interests (be they anime or other).
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 compete 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.
The CSUN Basketball Club is a development of the CSUN Basketball Intramural League. The club is an assemblage of premier players within the intramural league combined into one cohesive unit, in the attempt to represent CSUN at regional basketball tournaments. The club is open to all CSUN students willing to provide the time needed to practice in the hope of eventually winning a regional tournament.
Skill will be developed through practices, participation within the intramural league, as well as participation within a local basketball league. The ultimate goal of the CSUN Basketball Club is to win a regional tournament and compete at the national level.
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.
We the members of the California State University, Northridge Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Club aim to foster the physical and mental well-being of its members through the practice of the discipline of grappling as defined by FILA, the recognized international governing body, as well as foster a means for social networking, conducting ourselves with respect and humility towards others, and to build and maintain a highly competitive team to represent CSUN sports club programs with pride and integrity
The Purpose of the Cal State Northridge Cheerleading Squad is to promote the University's athletic programs, and to provide an opportunity for the Cheerleading team to compete in cheerleading competitions against other university sponsored programs.
The main objective of the chess club is to develop both skill and knowledge in the world of chess and to create a team to participate in
tournaments, representing CSUN.
The CSUN Climbing Club is a competitive climbing club that participates within indoor Collegiate Climbing Series (CCS).
CSUN Communication Association
This organization is to serve the students of the Communication Studies Department by: creating a support system among the students and faculty, providing workshops, study sessions, activities, and opportunities to learn and grow in their field, and motivating students to advance towards graduate studies.
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 Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society
Because of the negative stereotyping associated with disability, students with disabilities have been reluctant to identify themselves publicly. Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society presents an opportunity to change that perception by recognizing students with disabilities for their academic accomplishments. The purpose of this Society shall be to recognize the academic accomplishments of college and university students with disabilities, to facilitate development of leadership and advocacy skills, and to provide opportunities for members to serve as mentors and role models. The further purpose of this Society shall be to provide educational programming related to disability issues for the campus and community.
CSUN Filipino American Student Assocation (FASA)
CSUN FASA as a Filipino American organization seeks the intellectual, social, cultural, and political development of its membership. It shall carry out this aim through the following:
1. by providing activities that promote closer unity among the general membership;
2. by exposing and educating members on their duty of involvement in the Filipino American community;
3. by developing the membership's intellectual capacity to the fullest and;
4. by involving the membership in the propagation and maintenance of the cultural and historical heritage of Filipinos/Filipino Americans.
CSUN Football Club (CSUN FC)
The purpose of California State University Northridge, Football Club (CSUN FC) is to provide students with an opportunity to further develop soccer playing skills, become better teammates, and individual growth through sportsmanship, teamwork, and passion for soccer. It is our goal to create and maintain a program that promotes dedication, work ethic, recreation, and active lifestyles, which will not only affect who we are on the field but off the field as well. We seek to become better players and better people through participation in competitive team sport.
The object of the CSUN Geology Club is to provide Northridge students, faculty, staff, and alumni with opportunities to learn about and explore the geology of our city, region, state, country, and planet through guest lectures, student lectures, professional development seminars, and especially field trips.
The purpose of the Gospel Choir is to promote awareness of spiritual and cultural interconnectedness of human kind. It will do so through performances and concerts that promote and elevate African American Spirituals and Gospel music in venues that enrich the social, moral, and spiritual well being of listeners and participants alike. Non-denominational in nature the California State University, Northridge Gospel Choir is designed to address some of the spiritual needs for its participating members, while exposing the university to one of the great legacies of American and world music-African American Spirituals.
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.
Helpline has historically served and shall continue to serve the California State University, Northridge (CSUN) community (i.e. students, faculty, administration and staff) and residents of the San Fernando Valley by providing free volunteer paraprofessional counseling, emotional support, factual information and appropriate referrals via a telephone "hotline."
Helpline has provided and shall continue to provide a valuable educational experience for individuals interested in becoming a volunteer "Listeners" which includes training in therapeutic communication techniques, crisis call management and instruction in various topics which shall prepare them to deliver the highest quality paraprofessional counseling and referral service to Helpline callers.
Helpline's philosophy shall be to support and empower our callers. When an individual calls Helpline, our focus shall be to assist the caller to come to a more capable understanding of the situation he or she is experiencing, to explore possible courses of action and empower the caller to make choices about his or her own life. At no time shall Helpline represent itself to offer psychotherapy nor shall volunteers engage in the practice of psychotherapy.
Hillel is dedicated to providing a forum for the exploration and enjoyment of the Jewish heritage in all its dimension. Folklore and folk dancing, Jewish music, history, philosophy, ethics and religious study, community service, sports, politics, and poetry - all have a place in the Hillel program. There are opportunities to become involved in action on behalf of Israel and in support of Jewish communities throughout the world. Through the varied Hillel offerings a student is free to question, experience, and create 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
CSUN's Jishin Taiko Ensemble is born of an interest in not only Japanese taiko drumming, Japanese traditional music, and Japanese culture, but it is also born of a desire to form an intra and interpersonal social connection with the Japanese-American community at Cal State Northridge. To that end, Jishin Taiko's goal as a performing ensemble is to perform and teach taiko not only at CSUN, but also in the surrounding community, serving to entertain, educate, and promote positive relationships between students.
The California State University Northridge Karate Club at California State University, Northridge, was formed for the purpose of competing in true Japanese karate in the traditional manner of Japan. The philosophy of the club is expressed in the dojo kun (gym rules), which states to Seek Perfection of Character, Be Faithful, Endeavor, Respect Others, Refrain from Violent Behavior.
While karate is an excellent means for physical fitness and self-defense, the ultimate goal is the attainment of a developed moral character built through hard work and diligent training. The complete mental control required for the perfection of the physical movements, and the effort and discipline required in the search of the ultimate mastery of the art, provides a means for the development of good citizenship and the ultimate perfection of the human character.
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.
In pursuing the goals set forth by the California Chicano News Media Association, Inc. and National Association of Hispanic Journalists the CSUN subsidiary will aim to accomplish the following:
1. Enhance the college experience and career preparation of Chicano/a,
Latino/a, journalism students and the campus community.
2. Further the education of the total community as to project an
accurate image of the Chicano/a, Latino/a.
3. Establish a forum in which journalism majors and the campus
community may exchange ideas.
4. Provide networking opportunities among students and alumni.
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
CSUN Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Alliance (LGBTQA)
The purpose of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Alliance (LGBTQA) is to provide a safe, supportive, nonjudgmental atmosphere in which members of the California State University Northridge community can dedicate themselves to the political, cultural, educational, and social advancement of campus life. LGBTQA will also act as the official Gay-Straight Alliance of California State University Northridge.
CSUN Matador Speech and Debate Team
The purpose of our club is to gather students together to compete in speech and debate tournaments against other college and universities. The club will serve as a meeting place for students to practice and present speeches in preparation for competition. The club will also encourage student participation in public speaking events on campus.
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 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 students' participation in interdisciplinary activities;
H. To promote and encourage recruitment efforts, participation in student activities, and educational opportunities regardless of a student's race, color, creed, sex, age, sexuality, national origin, or economic level;
I. To promote and encourage collaborative relationships with the Americans Nurses' Association/ California Nurses' 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.
The mission of the Photo Club is to support growth and provide networking opportunities in the Photographic community.
CSUN Political Science Student Association (PSSA)
It shall be the purpose of the Political Science Student Association of CSUN 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 shall strive to create greater opportunities for all political science students through academic and career fairs, alumni interaction, guest speakers and discussion forums.
CSUN Pre-Physical Therapy Association
The goal of the CSUN Pre-Physical Therapy Association is to create a community of pre-physical therapy students in order to establish support, resources, and assistance in the quest to enter the field of physical therapy. Our future goals include increasing awareness across campus of methods, problems, and current development in the field of physical therapy.
The CSUN PRINTMAKING SOCIETY is to create and encourage a sense of community amongst students interested in printmaking. The CSUN Printmaking Society supports the exchange of information and ideas as well as encouraging involvement in the print community, both inside and outside of academia.
CSUN Roller Hockey Club is established to offer and promote the sport of roller hockey at a competitive level of play. To offer the opportunity to participate in organized roller hockey to all interested students at the university. Promoting awareness of roller hockey and advancing interest in roller hockey for both players and fans. To improve the popularity of the sport at CSUN by engaging the faculty, staff, alumni, and beyond.
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 CSUN Slam Poetry Club aims to educate anyone who is willing to learn about writing, delivering, and competing with original poetry in a Slam setting.
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 hereafter referred to as SWS. SWS have been organized due to CSUN's new MSW program. SWS has been organized to create a voice of the MSW students as well as form a working relationship among the faculty and administration that improve on social work and social work education. SWS will strive to create an awareness of the need for social work and service, to gather and disseminate information regarding problems in social work and social welfare, to recommend solutions and plans for action, to advocate on the behalf of urban families in the San Fernando Valley. To promote CSUN's MSW and other social work programs in order to create a lasting impact on the students, university and community.
CSUN Structural Engineers Association, Student Chapter (SEA)
The Structural Engineers Association (SEA) is a professional organization of Civil and Structural Engineering Students. The association provides its members with the forum, the educational opportunities and the challenge to meet high standards of engineering excellence, and ethical and professional conduct in the design of structures and facilities within the broader field of civil engineering.
CSUN Students for Israel (CSI )
CSUN Students for Israel (CSI) aims 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 California State University, Northridge. CSI proudly celebrates the culture and achievements of the state of Israel. The organization seeks to promote partnerships between other student organizations while providing a safe zone in which all pro-Israel students may engage in discourse.
A. We as members of California State University, Northridge's Students for Life (hereafter called "the Organization") believe that all human life is sacred. Wherefore, we shall strive to 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.
B. We shall strive to keep the University Community mindful of the value of life at all stages and to make the University Community aware of the existing and proposed violations to the fundamental right to life that are prevalent in our society. We believe that these issues are of grave public concern and consequence, and not merely matters of personal morality.
C. We shall strive to support the needs of students, both men and women, who might be facing unintended pregnancies or parenthood and connect them to community support.
D. We acknowledge these as the four pillars of the pro-life movement:
1.Activism and demonstration
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 Tennis Club, California State University, Northridge looks to provide recreational and competitive tennis activity for CSUN students, faculty and staff at the university. Competition will take place within the club and also with other university club team or National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II or III schools (see Article II, section 2)
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.
The CSUN Triathletes will be a focal point for student triathletes to converge in order to encourage, coach, and mentor each other. Through actions, our team will promote self-disciplined training, athletic and personal achievement, and campus camaraderie.
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
We the students of California State Northridge, in order to form the Water Ski and Wakeboard club, to further competition and recreation, to promote the socialization of intercollegiate students, and to foster life long habits of activity do ordain and establish this constitution of the Water Ski and Wakeboard Club. Our philosophy is to encourage CSUN students to participate in a social/competitive environment and to be active in a sport, which includes all of the C.S.U. and U.C. campuses. Our goal is to build and maintain a highly competitive team and uphold the high standards of CSUN sports club programs.
We, the members of CSUN Watsi, aim to raise awareness of health disparities around the world and raise funds by crowd-funding treatments that are high impact and low cost.
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 In Science, International
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 Club is a competitive collegiate rugby club, that plays in the Southern California Rugby Football Union.
CSUN Women's Volleyball Club
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.
The CSUN Young Democrats shall perpetuate the ideals of freedom of speech, thought, and religion as outlined in the United States Constitution. It shall cooperate and foster goodwill toward the campus as a whole and assist efforts toward the election of Democratic Party candidates to public office and promote the ideals of the Democratic Party.
CSUNaturals is a club created to promote both natural and healthy hair through support and education.
CTVA Living-Learning Community
The creation of the Cinema and Television Arts Living Learning Community (CTVA LLC) is with the sole intention of providing any willing Cinema and television majors with a living community that promotes only the furthering of academic and personal success though major-specific programming and development, but provide those same resident-students with a completely accessible location to produce projects in their own field. Previously unattainable early experience can be gained through this community and its projects.
(1)Core Value: The Organization believes its core value is to serve as a role model by promoting and advocating deaf awareness on campus and in our communities.
(2)Vision: The Organization exists to be the primary organization of, by, and for deaf and hard of hearing students at California State University, Northridge.
(3)Mission:The Organization offers educational experiences outside the classroom in leadership development and personal growth through the provision of social and cultural activities; networks with entities on and off campus; and participates in a culturally diverse technological and global society.
Section 1: NameProviding opportunities for interaction among faculty, students, and professionals at the university, and professionals in the community.
Increase awareness of employment opportunities and trends.
Encourage personal growth through leadership opportunities.
Provide opportunities for interaction between Deaf and hearing communities with an understanding of and respect for both cultures.
The name of the organization is the Deaf Studies Association, hereafter referred to as DSA. The Deaf Studies Department sponsors DSA at California State University, Northridge.
Section 2: Purpose
The purpose of DSA is to increase public awareness in the field of Deaf Studies. DSA shall promote unity among members through academic, professional and social involvement. DSA also encourages personal and professional growth in the field of Deaf Studies.
Section 3: Goals
The goal of DSA is to promote Deaf Culture through the use of American Sign Language and knowledge of issues pertaining to the Deaf Community.
DSA will achieve this goal by:
The purpose of Delta Delta Delta shall be to establish a perpetual bond of friendship among its members, to develop a stronger and more womanly character, to broaden the moral and intellectual life, and to assist its members in every possible way. It shall also be the purpose of Delta Delta Delta to promote and develop mutually beneficial relationships between the Fraternity and the colleges and universities where the Fraternity has established chapters, to develop qualities of unselfish leadership among its members, and to encourage them to assume, with integrity and devotion to moral and democratic principles, the highest responsibilities of college women.
Delta Lambda Chi has been established with the intention of fostering meaningful development in its members by encouraging unity, integrity, and mental acuity. By creating a diverse environment, Delta Lambda Chi intends to prepare its members for challenges outside the organization by developing necessary skills and traits that transcend the bonds of sisterhood.
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional business fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity, and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.
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 purpose of the Early Childhood Education Masters' Association (ECEMA) is to promote the professional preparation, development, communication, and coordination of current and alumni early childhood education graduate students. Our goal is to enhance quality of services to young children and their families through actively participating in the dialogue of campus programs and the professional community, as well as the community at large. We believe that this dialogue and participation is an essential element of our professional preparation and ongoing development. Our goal is to promote developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood education and to provide support and awareness on various issues relating to the early childhood field. We will focus on how early childhood education programs can keep our children safe, healthy, and developing at their optimal level in today's society
Engineering Management Student Association (E.M.S.A.)
The Engineering Management Student Association (EMSA) will promote a culture of academic excellence in the Engineering Management program of the MSEM department. EMSA will serve as a bridge between the students and related industries to create a more productive environment for students who are willing to expand their knowledge and find job opportunities. EMSA will also organize high quality activities and strengthen the communication between the engineering management student body and faculty by effectively offering students' input to the department.
Environmental and Occupational Health Student Association (EOSHA)
The purpose of this association shall be:
a)To establish formal and informal channels of communication between students, faculty, and alumni of the Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) Department.
b)To establish formal and informal channels of communication between EOHSA members by encouraging the exchange of ideas, public relations, job experience, job referral, and the mutual improvement of the discipline.
c)To organize and provide students with additional learning experiences not traditionally available.
d)To participate in the admission and counseling of mew students.
e)To improve the standards and requirements of the option, EOH, and the discipline, Health Science, when deemed necessary.
f)To serve as the general information center for all students of EOH regarding grants, scholarships, internships, and professional associations.
The primary purpose of the organization is to provide heuristic support and programming focusing on the academic achievement, development, and growth of Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) students at California State University, Northridge. Furthermore the Association will provide leadership opportunities, event and programs to increase social awareness and facilitate cross-cultural interactions and discussions.
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.
Fasmode is a dance team created by members of the Filipino American Student Association, in the fall semester of 2002. Fasmode specializes in various forms of dance including freestyle, military, jazz, hip-hop, and choreographed dancing.
Fasmode will provide a positive outlet for dancers and performers for Cal State University Northridge students, and also for persons who do not attend Cal State University Northridge.
Fasmode promotes dance and leadership through rhythm, self-expression, group work and individual achievement.
Food Science Association Club of CSUN
The name of this organization shall be the Food Science Association CLUB of California State University, Northridge, located at Northridge, California, 91330. Food Science Association shall be a Student Chapter of the Institute of Food Technologists. Hereinafter, these are referred to as the "CLUB" and the "INSTITUTE", respectively. The objectives of the CLUB shall be to foster a close relationship among the Food Science students and the faculty at California State University, Northridge, to encourage leadership, and to acquaint students with the scope of food science and technology.
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.
Gamma Rho Lambda Sorority
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 Sigma Alpha, Greek Academic Honor Society
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.
To bring together students with common interest in the field of Genetics, and to represent them as an organization within the school.
To provide our members with information and activities that would further enrich their education.
To establish contact and cooperation between our members and the faculty in order to provide proper guidance and academic assistance.
To further stimulate an appreciation of the advancements in the field of genetics and the impact on society.
The Gerontology Society is an organization, of members, whose mission is to promote research, friendships, interactions, services and projects that will improve the lives of our aging population. Our members will be educated through community engagement activities, interactions with professionals who work with the elderly and outreaches to long term care facilities in our surrounding communities. Our goal is to improve the well-being and quality of life for the elderly through the education provided to our members who are interested in entering the gerontology field.
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.
Good Shepherd Fellowship, International
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.
The purpose of this organization is to present to collegians, and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in their fellowship within the church.The purpose of this fellowship is to provide an environment for developing greater fellowship, personal Christian growth, service opportunities, and involvement in the church.
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.
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. We seek to build the Kingdom of God on the Cal State Northridge campus by proclaiming that there is Hope, Opportunity, Purpose, and Encouragement in Jesus Christ through our worship, ministry, fellowship, and discipleship.
We the members of the Habesha Student Union at California State University Northridge are here to establish and provide, to educate, and to share our Ethiopian and Eritrean culture and heritage with other CSUN students and faculty members. It is a way to unite Habesha students and faculty at CSUN, to ordain and establish this constitution and subscribe to the regulation and policies of the university.
Habitat for Humanity ("Habitat"), a nonprofit corporation, 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. Habitat invites people from all walks of life to work together in partnership to help build houses with families in need.
Health Administration Student Association (HASA)
HASA is an association of the students of the Health Administration program, which promotes and maintains active involvement and cooperation amongst the faculty and with the appropriate healthcare agencies and facilities within our community. It represents to 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.
To promote Health Education as a major and as a career.
To promote the interaction of students, faculty, and leaders in Health Education and Healthcare.
To provide a locale where Health Education students may discuss their pertinent concerns.
To provide a supportive body who represents Health Education students in California State University, Northridge.
To inform students of current topics of interest in healthcare by inviting guest speakers to visit our university and our organization.
Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc
a.To constantly strive toward the expansion of awareness of the Latino culture to our members and the community at large
b.To promote sisterhood and leadership amongst ourselves which is the basis of our precious and rare foundation.
c.To stand for the accomplishments of excellence and education among women
Hermanos Unidos CSUN will attempt to create a strong and sensitive hermandad among its members. Hermanos Unidos CSUN will attempt to attain this goal by adhering to the three foundational pillars as stated in the Hermanos Unidos Constitution.
"The three foundational pillars of Hermanos Unidos are Academic Scholarship, Community Service, and Social Interaction. Academic Scholarship reflects the primary reason why an Hermano attends an institution of higher learning: to receive a quality education. Community Service represents an Hermano's commitment to community involvement. Social Interaction will seek to make the transition from high school/community college to undergraduate life less traumatic and more meaningful for incoming Hermanos. Fulfilling the three pillars leads to the development of partnerships and alliances necessary for successfully accomplishing the mission of Hermanos Unidos. Thus, all three pillars should be approached with equal amount of concern, time, and intensity"(HU Constitution).
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.
To expose and promote the field of illustration to current CSUN students. To promote the professional development of illustration students. To encourage creative interaction between the art sub-disciplines, particularly between illustration and graphic design. To encourage networking and knowledge exchange between the professional world of illustration and students through guest speakers and the development of an apprentice/mentor program.
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 purpose of this student organization shall be the dissemination of the theory and practice of all phases of electrical and computer engineering and the other allied fields, as well as the furtherance of the professional development of the students of the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) of California State University at Northridge (CSUN) and the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) at California State University at Northridge.
International Student Association
The purpose of the CSUN International Students Association (CSUN ISA) is to foster cultural understanding among California State University, Northridge students and community, and represent the international students on California State University, Northridge.
CSUN ISA strives to fulfill the following goals through helping international students to acclimate to the new cultural environment, encouraging students to get involved on campus, organizing cross cultural education events and creating an enjoyable and friendly environment where international and American students interact and learn from each other.
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.
Japanese Student Association
Japanese Student Association (JSA) is established to provide its members with information and opportunities where all the interested people benefit. JSA shall construct intramural and extramural network of JSA members, faculty and alumni, and other student bodies at CSUN. As a pivotal body connecting Japanese students and any interested others, JSA shall make every possible effort to represent the presence of Japanese Students at CSUN. JSA shall introduce 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 (Joint Advocates on Disordered Eating)is to be a peer educational program that is non-discriminatory and promote awareness and prevention of eating disorders and body image issues on our campus.
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 - physical, social, emotional, and spiritual.
We, believing a closer union in the bonds of friendship to be for our mutual benefit, appreciating the advantages to be derived from a secret fraternity, and feeling that in union there is strength, hereby form ourselves into an association for the development of nobler qualities of the mind and finer feelings of the heart, and for mutual helpfulness in the attainment of individual and social excellence.
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. To accomplish this mission, Omicron Beta Epsilon Chapter shall:promote scholarship and encourage intellectual development
promote research and foster the spirit of inquiry
confer distinction for high achievement
promote leadership development
stimulate student and faculty dialogue
enrich the intellectual environment of higher education institutions
encourage high standards of practice and ethical behavior
promote attitudes of professional responsibility for the public good
Rho-Delta Chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity goal is to help members better themselves within their community, school, and selves.
Keeping it Real's purpose is to spread the good news about the Gospel and give others the opportunity to experience and encounter the love of Jesus Christ. The goals for Keeping It Real at California Sate University, of Northridge are to demonstrate the love of God and to rise a generation who is secure and confident in this love; in order to serve and encourage those around them.
Kinesiology Majors Club (KMC)
The Kinesiology Majors Club (KMC) is non-profit organization formed exclusively by current California State University Northridge students who are committed to our mission. Our mission 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. The KMC is a goal and achievement-oriented student organization that plans, organizes, and sponsors student activities and events, for the students, by the students. The goal of the KMC is to support, foster, and guide student ideas from inception to implementation. The KMC and its officers are committed to providing students with a variety of activities as well as leadership opportunities during each semester. The success of the KMC is
dependent on student involvement. Students are continually encouraged to become active members. The KMC believes involvement to be a contributing factor in the personal, academic, and professional growth of each student.
Korea Campus Crusade for Christ (KCCC)
Korea Campus Crusade for Christ purpose is to spread the Gospel to the students who are attending CSUN. Promote fellowship among Christians and non-Christians on campus.
Korean American Student Association
This association shall be composed of any student from California State University of Northridge. The purpose of this association shall be to secure the general well-being of all its members; to promote mutual interests that assist in the expansion of cultural knowledge, and to introduce Korean culture to all students. This association shall be independent in conduct, management, and control of its affairs under the principle of democracy.
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.
The purpose of the Interested Ladies of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority,Incorporated at California State University Northridge is to create a system of relationships with Lambda Theta Alpha sisters, other interested ladies, and each other. To develop strong characters, in which political, social and cultural activities, through the practice of fundraising, community service, and social events can be accomplished. With great effort, the strong sisterhood of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Incorporated, can be successful and establish an organization based on Unity, Love and Respect and through the empowerment of women at California State University, Northridge, and its communities.
The purpose of Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc. shall be to open doors of opportunity to the Latinas of our community. Our primary focus is academic excellence and meeting the needs of Latina women in higher education. Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc. also promotes the advancement of Latinas through various campus activities and community services, and provides an environment for personal growth within a unit of Sisterhood. Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc.'s priorities, however, will be placed upon academic excellence and community service.
The purpose of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity Inc., shall be: to promote and practice unity and respect among all cultures and creeds, to promote brotherhood, to maintain a high standard of learning, to develop character, and to practice chivalry while upholding dignity and self identity. To assert positive leadership while serving as role models. To serve as a source of support for students and professionals, while promoting Latin unity. To make students and professionals aware of their responsibilities to the community.
Las Reinas, Colony of Theta Lambda Psi
We, las hermanas of Theta Lambda Psi Latina Sorority founded at California State University, East Bay on April 3, 2002, do hereby initiate this sorority to promote the achievement of Latina women by embracing nuestra cultura and promoting academic excellence. As hermanas, we sincerely believe that respect, commitment, strength of character, and high standards will promote the goals and purposes of the organization. It is for this reason that we seek women who possess integrity, a strong work ethic, and who are committed to serving the campus, community, and society. We therefore establish this constitution and its Bylaws as the official operating document of the sorority, as voted upon by the grand chapter.
Latino Business Association (LBA)
Latino Business Association is a student organization established to provide financial assistance through our annual scholarship drive and assure academic advancement while in the university. Latino Business Association is to serve as a means of educational exchange among affiliated bodies on matters of common interests. In addition, it is to inform the membership on business career opportunities available to them in their field of study and any issues that will affect them as Latinos.
Statement of PurposeCreate a fun, learning opportunities for students to demonstrate skills and knowledge sets in the field of Computer Security.
Promoting proficiency for specific computer security skills through performance-based assessments.
Prepare students for computer security exercises such as Digital Forensics Challenge and/or National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.
Development in skills tied to curriculum, industry needs and professional certifications.
Promoting industry participation.
Promoting networking opportunities.
The CSUN LAYER 8 club is committed to creating an educational environment for students to practice computer security exercises in a safe environment.
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.)
1.To convey Latino culture to all students involved.
2.To give an opportunity for those already involved with the Latino culture and help this club make it an outstanding place for such purposes as mentioned previously.
3.To create a social academic and cultural environment where those interested in the Latino culture can find a tool for expanding their horizons.
4.To become a representative of the language, and cultural educational department, therefore acting as a bridge among all the different languages and cultural educational departments on this campus.
5.To encourage students to continue with their goals and expectations by doing workshops.
Linguistics Student Organization
The Linguistics Student Organization 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.
MACsun - Management Association California State University Northridge promotes the interests and expands the knowledge of California State University, Northridge (CSUN) students in the fields of Management and Human Resources. In addition, MACsun provides personal and professional development opportunities to its members through their participation in various Management and Human Resources events. MACsun achieves this by providing guest speakers, identifying and encouraging participation in professional outreach activities, and offering leadership opportunities.
MACsun is a volunteer led non-profit association that exists for the betterment of CSUN students as a whole.
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 MPHSA seeks to guide, support, and empower students enrolled in the Master of Public Health (MPH) program to achieve their academic and professional goals.
The MPHSA shall have the following objectives:
A.To establish a communication channel between the students and faculty, whereby students can formally voice suggestions regarding the MPH program.
B.To establish formal and informal channels of communication between students and the professional community in order to encourage the exchange of ideas, public relations, job experience, job referral, and mutual improvement of the discipline.
C.To coordinate the orientation of new graduate students.
D.To organize and provide students with additional learning experiences not available through traditional classes.
E.To enhance student-student and student-faculty relationships.
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.
We the students of California State University, Northridge, in order to form the Matador Boxing Team, to further competition and recreation, to promote the socialization of intercollegiate students, and to foster life long habit of activity do ordain and establish this constitution of the Matador Boxing Team. Our philosophy is to encourage CSUN students to participate in a social/competitive environment and to be active in a sport, which includes all of the C.S.U. and U.C. campuses. Our goal is to build and maintain a highly competitive team and uphold the high standards of CSUN sports club programs.
To assist the CSUN students and faculty with food and securities by putting a food pantry on the CSUN campus.
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. Technical analysis and engineering sciences are emphasized in conjunction with ergonomics and practicality. The club also aims to extract talent from the student body on campus for representation at regional and national Human Powered Vehicle Competitions.
Matador Women's Soccer Club
The purpose of the Matador Women's Soccer Club at California State University, Northridge is to provide students with an opportunity to develop athletic skill, become better teammates, and develop individual growth through sportsmanship, teamwork, and passion for the sport of soccer. It is our goal to create and maintain a program that promotes dedication, work ethic, recreation, and active lifestyles, which will not only affect who we are on the field but off the field as well. We are seeking to become better players and better people through participation and competition
Microbiology Students Association
The purpose of this organization is to:
A.Encourage a sense of community among the students of CSUN whom hold an interest in microbiology.
B.To provide counseling and guidance opportunities to new club members.
C.To enhance the understanding of student research and studies related to microbiology.
D.To promote and maintain a faculty-student rapport.
E.To encourage student participation in academic policy and decision making in the microbiology major.
F.To inform members of career opportunities in the field of microbiology.
G.To encourage students to be active members of their community on and off of campus.
H.To stimulate intellectual curiosity.
I.To promote a general interest and excitement in the subject of microbiology.
J.To promote an interaction between students and professionals from industry or academia.
Model United Nations, CSUN
The purpose of the Model United Nations is to provide members with the opportunity to discuss current problems of international importance in simulation, where diverse nations' interests are reconciled.
Members develop a variety of skills in caucusing and persuasion, conducting research and writing resolutions, practicing the art of parliamentary procedure, and acquiring expert knowledge of contemporary world issues and the functions of the United Nations.
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you -Matthew 28:19-20
Our mission is to equip college students to become passionate follower of Jesus and to develop student leaders. We are committed to acts of service, helping the less fortunate and preaching the Gospel.
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 purpose of this organization is to promote 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.
The purpose of this organization shall be to promote the general advancement of music education.
To acquaint students with the privileges and responsibilities of the music education profession.
To conduct programs and activities to build a vital musical culture and an enlightened musical public for the benefit and the general welfare of all persons.
To create and foster strong ties and understanding with the surrounding community (as well as the greater Los Angeles, Ventura County, and Orange County areas) in the form of
National Association for Music Education Collegiate Chapter (formerly CMENC)
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.
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars is the nation's premiere honor organization for high achieving students. Membership is based on grade point average and class standing, and is by invitation only. NSCS aims to honor inspire and engage its members, and offers benefits including scholarships, leadership development, travel opportunities and career resources.
For the purpose of assisting 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, we hereby found The National Society of Leadership and Success.
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 Adventist Student Alliance (N.A.S.A)
The purpose of NASA is to provide regularly for: the spiritual nurture of its members, opportunities for community and mission service and social Christian fellowship in a Seventh-day Adventist context. NASA's goals are to provide its members with frequent exposure to Seventh-day Adventist: spiritual development, service, outreach ministries and social/recreational events.
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). The official name of the organization shall be the Northridge Ice Hockey Team, California State University Northridge.
Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity
We Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity seek to invite and involve all students in a more harmonious and brotherly atmosphere through academic, social, and cultural means. There is a need to interface the various backgrounds that constitute the student body of the university in order to improve relations amongst all students and the surrounding community.
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 purpose of this organization is 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.
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.
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity
Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity, Inc.
To foster and achieve bonding among physicians of high moral character devoted to education and philanthropy for a lifetime.
1. To promote the highest scientific and educational standards in the field of medicine;
2. To promote, uphold and maintain the highest standards of ethics in the practice of medicine, medical teaching and research;
3. To promote discussions at all Fraternity levels of current social and economic issues as related to medicine, the practice of medicine and other health care related issues;
4. To promote non-profit group service to the community by Fraternity chapters and affiliates;
5. To promote fellowship and mentoring, equality and unity.
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 goals of this organization shall promote education, stimulate 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 Physical Therapy.
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.
The purpose of the Pre-Pharmacy Club is to help prospective pharmacy students to gain knowledge about different pharmacy schools, the application process, and pharmacy as a career.
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.
Psi Chi (National Psychology Honorary)
Psi Chi strives to advance the science of psychology and to encourage, stimulate, and maintain scholarship of its individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology.
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.
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.
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)
The Saudi Students Association at California State University, Northridge, is a non-profit and non-discriminatory organization whose cultural, educational, scientific, social, professional, religious and philanthropic objectives and activities are mostly directed to the benefit, aid and welfare of Saudi students studying at CSUN and their families. The organization encourages friendship and a sense of community among students and their families in the United States. Moreover, it introduces 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.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi Sorority, Inc.
The purpose of this organization shall be to promote unity, support, and a Jewish awareness, as well as to provide a Jewish experience for ourselves, our members, and the community as a whole. This organization is devoted to friendship, motivation, opportunity, leadership, and well-being.
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 Chi strives to cultivate and maintain the high ideals of friendship, justice and learning upon which Sigma Chi was founded.
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, Inc. was established at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo by eight young women as a way to unite and involve its members in a bond of sisterhood through cultural, academic and social means. It is the intent of the organization to abide by the pertinent State University regulations. The purpose of this sorority shall be to strive for sisterhood, scholastic excellence, self-improvement, and Latina awareness and provide 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.
Increase peer connections within the CSUN campus community
Increase awareness of positive ethnic identity through group bonding
Increase self-confidence through group participation
Receive validation and grow from the sharing of similar stories
Adopt new techniques for coping with life's challenges, a place to grow
Access to one-on-one mentoring with CSUN professional women of color
Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science @ CSUN (SACNAS)
SACNAS is a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Chicano/Hispanic and Native American scientists - from college students to professionals - to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in science
1. To further the work of, to improve the effectiveness of, and to enhance the public understanding of and appreciation for Chicanos, Latinos, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other underrepresented minorities in science;
2. To cooperate with other individuals, organizations, clubs, and other groups whose purposes include the achievement of public understanding for Chicanos, Latinos, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other underrepresented minorities in the sciences;
3. To promote student recruitment and retention of Chicanos, Latinos, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other underrepresented minorities in science at California State University, Northridge and
4. To provide a forum for students from different science majors and science related majors to come together for academic, community service and social activities at California State University, Northridge
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 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.
The purpose of Tau Omega Rho is to unite students for a stronger sense of involvement within the California State University, Northridge community.It will involve student government, working on campus, and having a strong social friendship and network involving other students on campus. Tau Omega Rho membership will also involve strong support for CSUN athletics.
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.
The 18th Century Scriveners
We, the undersigned, wishing to secure for ourselves the pleasures and benefits of an association of persons commonly interested in literature and culture from the Long Eighteenth Century, constitute ourselves The 18th Century Scriveners: Literary and Material Culture Group and enact this constitution as our governing law. It shall be our purpose to further the exchange of information and cooperation between members, to promote knowledge of the Long Eighteenth Century, fraternalism, and individual operating efficiency, and to so conduct club programs and activities as to advance the general interest and welfare of The 18th Century Scriveners: Literary and Material Culture Group in the CSUN and worldwide scholarly community.
The Art History Student Association
To induce and develop the cooperation between students; to stimulate mutually the intellectual process.
To pass on academic and professional information relevant to Art History students.
To increase communication between the students for the benefit of the individual as well as The Art History Student Association.
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.
The Elohists 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 advocates improved access to university education for women and equitable treatment of women and men in society. We are dedicated to promoting equality in all forms while celebrating differences, honoring the contributions and experiences of individuals of all ages, classes, ethnic origins, physical conditions, sexual identities, and spiritual beliefs.
To enable all students interested in fashion design and merchandising apparel development and production, textiles science and other related Network with professionals
Enable students to excel in consumer textile research
Inform members of professional seminars, lectures and fashion shows
Plan and execute biennial Spring fashion show
Attend professional seminars and lectures
Attend professional educational tours
Provide resources for career opportunities
Participate in campus department special events.
United Sorority and Fraternity Council (USFC)
Seeking a more diverse cooperative existence between sorority and fraternal orders while maintaining good faith with the University, we, the chapters of the United Sorority and Fraternity Council (U.S.F.C.) of California State University, Northridge, do hereby establish the following Constitution and Bylaws as a basis for the respectful governance of our affairs within the student body.
Inform students of Cal State Northridge
Strive to represent the University in a manner that leaves a positive and lasting impression
The University Ambassadors is a student organization within the Department of Student Outreach and Recruitment Services who represent the University to the community. The University Ambassadors are the models who introduce prospective students to the University. As a student organization, the University Ambassadors strive to represent the University in a manner that leaves a positive and lasting impression of California State University, Northridge.
Urban Planning Students of Northridge (UPS)
The Purpose of the Urban Planning Students of Northridge (UPS) will be to provide assistance and personal support to students involved in and or interested in the Urban Studies and Planning program. This will consist of:
A: To Promote positive relationships and an ongoing exchange of ideas among students,
faculty, alumni, and the urban community.
B: To develop and acquire knowledge of the Urban Society through, but not limited to:
investigating and disseminating information concerning urban problems and their potential solutions, developing expertise in the various area of urban theory on the part of UPS members, promoting investigation into practical realities of urban problems, and learning about legislation and judicial decisions concerning urban problems.
The formation of V-Day as a club is done with the goal of making the International and College V-Day Campaign available to the entire CSUN community, with the hopes of raising awareness and education in order to stop domestic violence. V-Day is also established to allow for potential internal funding to produce "The Vagina Monologues". V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop worldwide violence against women and girls, including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM), and sexual slavery. V-Day stages large-scale benefits, such as "The Vagina Monologues" and produces innovative gatherings, films and campaigns to educate the public and change social attitudes towards violence against women. The "V" in V-Day stands for Victory, Valentine and Vagina.
Veterinarians of Tomorrow
Veterinarians of Tomorrow strive to provide various networking opportunities for students who are interested in the topic or careers in the field of Veterinary medicine.
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 in Cinema and Television Arts
Women in Cinema and Television Arts would like to celebrate women and their contribution in the media. Our goal is to inform and educate students and the community about women's importance in the media and to give them the opportunity to meet women in the industry.
The Women's 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 Women's Basketball Club's ultimate goal is to win regional tournaments and compete at the national level.
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 Young Life College: CSUN team, desire to build relationships with students to establish a deeper sense of community and develop their faith.
Zeta Beta Tau encourages amongst its membership the principles of Intellectual Awareness, Social Responsibility, Personal Integrity, Friendship and Brotherhood.
Zeta Phi Rho Fraternity Inc.
The functions and intentions of Zeta Phi Rho Fraternity is to broaden and enhance each individual member both internally and externally, through the development of leadership skills, academic achievement, and the maintenance of attaining a higher standard of life, happiness, and integrity by uniting its members in closer bonds of kinship and brotherly love.
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