Nov. 7, 2016
Volume 2, Edition 13
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Mayor Garcetti, Sen. Hertzberg Join With CSUN Students to Support Measure M

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and California State Senator Bob Hertzberg visited CSUN on Nov. 3 to rally with students in support of Measure M, the ballot measure to increase public transportation investment in Los Angeles County.

U.S. Senate Candidates Loretta Sanchez and Kamala Harris Visit CSUN to Rally Young Voters

Both U.S. Senate Candidates Visit CSUN to Rally Young Voters

In the final days before the historic presidential election, CSUN students and faculty had a rare opportunity to meet, question and pose for selfies with California’s two candidates for U.S. Senate – Orange County U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez and California Attorney General Kamala Harris.

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CSUN's men's and women's soccer teams won Big West regular-season titles in 2016.

Seasons of Success for CSUN Soccer Teams

In a first in the history of CSUN soccer, the men’s and women’s soccer teams both captured the regular-season Big West Conference championships. The CSUN men’s team hosts Sacramento State on Wednesday.

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Upcoming Events

The Young Turks perform post-election coverage at CSUN on November 9.

The Young Turks on Fusion; to Broadcast Live Post-Election Coverage from CSUN

Wed, Nov. 9, 5 p.m.
Taking place the day after the national election, the live show will focus on who is elected president of the United States and what that selection means for the nation, as well as other issues of importance to millennials. Hosts Ana Kasparian, a CSUN alumnus and part-time journalism lecturer, and John Iadarola of “The Young Turks” will be joined by Fusion host Nando Villa and a special guest.

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CSUN men's soccer hosts Sacramento State in semifinals of the Big West tournament, November 9.

Big West Semifinals: Men’s Soccer vs. Sacramento State

Wed, Nov. 9, 7 p.m.
After winning the Big West South Division regular-season title, the Matadors are hosting the conference semifinals in hopes of qualifying for the NCAA Tournament.

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George Takei comes to CSUN, Nov. 15.

George Takei Comes to CSUN

Tue, Nov. 15, 7 p.m.
Experience George Takei, live on stage at the VPAC’s Great Hall, bringing a powerful and entertaining voice to issues ranging from politics to pop culture. He’ll share stories of his incredible journey from being wrongfully imprisoned in internment camps for Japanese-American citizens to Star Trek fame and becoming one of the country’s leading figures in the fight for social justice, LGBTQ rights and marriage equality.

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Focus on Students


Plan Your Spring 2017 Schedule with the New Registration Planner and Win Big

Planning your schedule has never been easier with the new and improved Degree Planning Tools in your myNorthridge Portal and the CSUN mobile app. The Registration Planner helps create your proposed schedule options in just a few seconds. Based on what options you select, you can generate every possible schedule combination and send your desired schedule directly to your enrollment shopping cart. Qualifying undergraduate students will be entered automatically into a drawing for a tuition scholarship or other prizes.

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New Changes to Spring 2017 Maximum Unit Loads and Waitlisting

For Spring 2017, students in good academic standing will be able to enroll in 16 units and wait list for seven units maximum as soon as registration begins. You may also enroll in repeated courses earlier starting Dec. 21.

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Winter Term Registration

Registration for Winter Term 2016 is now open. Winter Term features academic-credit classes offered in a compressed format online and on campus between the Fall and Spring semesters. The online component runs Dec. 24, 2016 – Jan. 20, 2017. Face-to-face courses run Jan. 3-20, 2017. Anyone may register so long as they meet course prerequisites.

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2017 FAFSA Now Open

Students can now complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online application to qualify for financial aid for the 2017-18 school year. The California deadline for state financial aid is March 2, 2017 and the federal deadline is June 30, 2018. Be sure to review the major changes implemented this year. State financial aid is given on a first-come, first-serve basis and Cal Grant requires submission of a school-certified GPA by March 2, 2017.

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Send Oviatt Library Submissions for its Inaugural Biennial San Fernando Valley Award for Fiction


View from the Top of Sierra Hall


AASCU Presents CSUN With Excellence and Innovation Award