Eduroam is the primary CSUN wireless network. If you try to connect to the csun network, a Web page will prompt you to log in to eduroam. Additionally, the csun_wpa2 network no longer displays as an option. However, if you have already connected your Wi-Fi-enabled device to csun_wpa2, it will remain accessible until Saturday, March 15, 2014.
Eduroam grants you access at CSUN and any participating campus worldwide without having to log in every time. (See the map of all Eduroam member institutions.) You are required to complete a one-time setup and you must sign in with your CSUN email address (the one that includes @my.csun.edu) and password. Visit CSUN’s wireless technology page for details and if you have questions, contact the IT Help Center.
Did you know that CSUN offers three class registration periods each semester? It can be confusing, but being strategic really will help you to graduate sooner.
When the registration by appointment period begins, you are notified of your enrollment appointment via the My Checklist feature on the myNorthridge Portal. My Checklist gives the date and time when you can begin registering for the upcoming semester. During the appointment and anytime afterward, a student can enroll in a maximum of 13 units. (Some types of students, such as first-time freshmen, are exceptions.)
Here's an important tip: During your appointment, sign up for the most critical classes — the ones you need to graduate — because those fill up first!
After all students have had a chance to enroll by appointment, the second registration period begins. Please check CSUN's student academic calendar for the exact date.
This nonrestrictive registration is a free-for-all enrollment period, during which the maximum course load increases from 13 to 16 units for most students. If a class you want is closed, you can add your name to the wait list at this time. The wait list automatically queues up seats when enrolled students drop the class. The sooner you get on the wait list, the better your chances of getting the class you need. You'll receive a confirmation email once you're enrolled.
Note: Registration in repeated courses is permitted beginning the Thursday before classes begin.
The third phase is late registration. It begins the first day of the semester. During this period, you can still add your name to the wait list for closed classes, drop classes, change the basis of grading and sign up for courses that you are trying to repeat. Check the registration calendar for the exact date when you can begin to register for repeat classes. The wait list period ends during the second week of late registration. After that, you will need to secure permission numbers from your instructors to add more classes.
If you decide that you no longer want a class, remember to drop it as soon as you can so another student can have the seat. But always drop before the last day of late registration to avoid a failing grade.
Remember these tips:
- Max out your enrollment cap: 13 units during registration by appointment and 16 afterward.
- Make every class count.
- Graduate on time.
Did you know there is more than one kind of online class at Northridge? Here are the three types:
1. Fully online classes (OF)
All class sessions and exams are online; there are no campus meetings.
2. Campus online classes (OC)
Most class sessions are online. Face-to-face meetings may include orientation, special in-class presentations, exams or other in-class proofs of competency.
3. Hybrid class (OH)
Class sessions take place both on campus and online. Typically, classes meet half online and half on campus.
How will you know what kind of online class you are signing up for? Do an online class search, pick the class you want and select Detail. Under the Notes section will be a description.
California State University (CSU) makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Fees listed in published schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate. Therefore, CSU must reserve the right, even after initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees, without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or quarter has begun. All CSU listed fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by The Board of Trustees.
Stop waiting for your check from CSUN to be delivered in the mail! Sign up for eRefund for electronic deposit. You can download more specific information on how to get started.
The Secretary of State's office has made it easy for students to register to vote in California.