Aug. 29, 2017
Volume 3, Edition 3
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President Harrison Kicks Off Academic Year with Clear Focus on Student Success

CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison highlighted the numerous accomplishments of the university’s faculty, students and staff in her annual Welcome Address to the university Aug. 24 and presented the opportunities and challenges of the new academic year.

A group of students stride purposefully on the CSUN campus.

Important Dates for Fall 2017

From financial aid checks to the last day of finals, we’ve got the list of dates you need to know this semester.

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CSUN Looks to Connect Faculty and Staff with Students Through New Initiative

CSUN Connects is a new project, which aims to unite CSUN faculty, staff and students through statements posted by faculty and staff in places such as syllabi or email signatures. Examples include: “I am a first-generation college student,” “I started at community college” and “English is not my first language.”

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Upcoming Events

An elephant and a snake highlight the safari-themed flyer for the USU Matafest.


Thur, Aug. 31, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The USU Matafest takes your CSUN adventure to the next level. Visit the Plaza del Sol to explore resources and information in a safari-themed expedition. Enjoy free food and live entertainment, enter prize raffles and discover what the USU can do for you.

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Outside hitter Aeryn Owens.

Women’s Volleyball: Pepperdine-CSUN Challenge

Aug. 31-Sept. 2
The Matadors open their home schedule by co-hosting a tournament with Pepperdine. CSUN hosts Weber State at 7 p.m. on Aug. 31, Pepperdine at 7 p.m. on Sept. 1 and Northeastern at 1 p.m. on Sept. 2. Northeastern and Weber State will also play a tournament match in The Matadome on Sept. 1.

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Portrait of Cheech Marin.

Cheech Marin Hosts an Evening of Comedy

Thur, Sept. 28, 8 p.m.
Cheech returns to his old CSUN stomping grounds and brings some of the young guns of comedy with him to The Soraya for the third-annual CSUN Alumni Performance.

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Focus on Students


Free Music, Food and Fun: President’s Picnic, Aug. 30

More than 8,000 students are expected to attend the back-to-school festivities of the annual President’s Picnic on the Bayramian Hall Lawn (off of Cleary Walk). To accommodate everyone’s schedule, activities will take place at two times, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5:30-7 p.m.

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Mobile-Friendly Academic Calendar

Manage your time with the mobile-friendly Student Academic Calendar.

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Wait Listing Ends, Fall 2017

The last chance to wait list for closed classes is 11:59 p.m., Mon., Sept. 4. Note: this is Labor Day.

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Add with Permission, Fall 2017

Permission is required to add all classes starting Tues., Sept. 5. Access to online registration ends 11:59 p.m. Fri., Sept. 15.

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Registration Planner

Adjusting your schedule? Registration Planner can help you find time slots to fit in more classes. Use it to select the right classes to take.

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CSUN Welcomes Matadors at New Student Orientation

The Office of Student Involvement and Development welcomed 6,000 students who toured the campus and learned about the resources available to make their college careers a success.

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Associated Students: Meet the Clubs

Students have two chances to learn about the student clubs, organizations and events on campus. The events are on the Oviatt Lawn, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept. 5-6.

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Student Showcase Talent Competition Auditions

The University Student Union invites all CSUN students with a talent they want to share to take the stage and audition for the 16th Annual “Student Showcase.” It doesn’t matter whether you’re a singer, dancer, poet or juggler — this is your opportunity to show off your skills for the chance to win cash prizes of up to $500 for first place. Online registration closes 5 p.m. Sept. 6.

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Associated Students Summer Movie Fest: Doctor Strange, Thur, Aug. 31

Your last chance to see a movie on the Oviatt Lawn for this year’s AS Summer Movie Fest series. At 7:30 p.m., you can see Marvel’s Doctor Strange, about a former neurosurgeon who embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts.

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