Sept. 5, 2017
Volume 3, Edition 4
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CSUN Kicks Off Semester With Food and Laughs at President’s Picnic

With tacos and cold drinks in hand, students, faculty and staff gathered to get to know one another and start the academic year off with a sense of belonging.

New equipment in the SRC.

Student Recreation Center Buffs Up With More Equipment and Space

By popular demand, the SRC’s third-floor training zone is adding TRX Suspension Trainer straps, ninja grips, “turbo trainers” and more. The training zone also will have expanded space on one side of the indoor track.

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Arthur Grutman stands with Jeff Craig.

Secrets of the CSUN Bells

For more than 50 years, the CSUN carillon has serenaded the campus with melodies. But these beloved “bells” hold a secret.

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Upcoming Events

Matador Nights 3017 poster.

Matador Nights 3017

Fri, Sept. 15, 9 p.m.
The USU is going 1,000 years into the future for CSUN’s biggest and best party of the semester. Live DJs spin the hottest music, and you can experience fun activities like laser tag, carnival rides and more. Free food and cool cyber swag.

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A men's soccer player dribbles the ball.

Men’s Soccer vs San Jose State

Thur, Sept. 14, 7 p.m.
The Matadors rumble with the Spartans.

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Portrait of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble

Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble

Thur, Oct. 12, 8 p.m.
An intimate experience with the world-famous chamber ensemble at the Soraya (formerly VPAC). Music from Korngold, Shostakovich and Mendelssohn will be followed by a reception with the artists.

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Focus on Students


Add Classes with Permission

Starting Sept. 5, all classes require permission to add. Ask the instructor for a permission number.

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Late Registration, Fall 2017

The deadline to adjust your schedule using self-service registration is 11:59 p.m. Sept. 15. After that, formal approval is required.

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Fall 2017 Office Hours

Normal office hours for the Student Services Center, Bayramian Hall Lobby, resume Sept. 5 including Admissions & Records, Financial Aid & Scholarships, and University Cash Services. Late hours to 6:30 p.m. are available Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Visit office home pages for details.

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CSUN Men’s Basketball Reveals 2017-18 Schedule 

The Matadors open up the season hosting Life Pacific on Nov. 10, then tip off Big West Conference play when Hawaii comes to the Matadome on Jan. 6, 2018. Senior forward Tavrion Dawson is one of the top returners, averaging 14.1 points and 6.9 rebounds last year.

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Help Beautify the Campus, Sept. 9

CSUN’s student-run volunteer program, Unified We Serve, is hosting its third annual Matador Day of Service and partnering with the community to beautify the university’s campus and surrounding neighborhood. Meet at Bayramian Hall Lawn at 8 a.m. Sept. 9.

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Save Time and Money: Explore Your Transportation Options at CSUN, Sept. 11 

Students are invited to join campus transportation and parking experts to learn how to save time and money by discovering CSUN’s Transit Station, Metrolink, buses, subsidies, shuttles, carpools, vanpools and bicycles. A slight adjustment in your commute has the potential to save you hundreds of dollars each year.

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Coastal Cleanup Day — Volunteers Needed, Sept. 16 

Environmental and Occupational Health is recruiting volunteers to join in cleaning Sunset Point Beach from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Sept. 16. Coastal Cleanup Day 2017 is an international event by Ocean Conservancy, a Guinness Book of World Records holder for biggest single-day volunteer event.

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SRC Swim Challenge

From Sept. 11 to Oct. 20, all CSUN students, faculty and staff are encouraged to swim and achieve specified milestones for the chance to win prizes and participate in great giveaways! Register to win. The more you swim, the more you can win!  

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