News and Events
March 7, 2015, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Hosted by California State University, Northridge, Journey to Success is an educational summit for Asian-American and Pacific Islander middle and high school students and families. Read More
The California Dream Act gives undocumented students like Christopher Farias the financial aid they need to earn a college degree. Despite this fact, many struggle. Christopher describes the challenges he had to overcome during his first two years at CSUN.
In 2001, the passing of the Assembly Bill 540 (AB 540) gave thousands of undocumented students across California access to higher education.
The bill allows undocumented students, regardless of their immigration status, to pay in-state tuition at American public colleges and universities. The 2013 addition of the California Dream Act permits AB 540 students to apply for state funds at eligible institutions.
Despite these measures, many AB 540 students still struggle to make ends meet. This is because most cannot depend on financial support from their parents. Read More
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a CSUN student for a day? Get an inside look by watching this short video.