Academic First Year Experiences

  • CSUN students celebrate their graduation at Commencement 2015.

    Welcome to CSUN!

Calendar for New Transfers

Welcome to CSUN -- We're Glad You Transferred In!

Fall 2016

  • Ongoing through August 28: nonrestrictive registration. No appointment needed. Maximum load: 16 units. (Exceptions and fine print:
  • August 24 (Wednesday) first day of academic year 2016-2017
    Montage of old and new characters wielding light sabers in Star Wars VII: THE FORCE AWAKENS.
  • August 27 (Saturday): fall classes begin (Saturday-only and Friday-Saturday classes)
  • August 28 (Sunday): fall Sunday-only classes begin
  • August 29 (Monday): fall classes first weekday meeting
  • August 30 (Tuesday): 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Associated Students Fair, Bookstore Lawn. Free student planners (and more!) for all students while supplies last. This year’s theme is “sustainability.”
  • August 31 (Wednesday): 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Matafest, Plaza del Sol, USU. Free food, live entertainment, crafts, and prizes.
  • September 1 (Thursday): President's Picnic, Bayramian Hall Lawn.  Choose lunch (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) or dinner (5:30-7 p.m.). Free to CSUN students, faculty, and staff.
  • September 1 (Thursday): Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens. The final movie in Associated Students' Summer Movie Fest. Movie starts at dusk on the Oviatt Lawn. 
  • September 3-4 (Saturday-Sunday): no classes
  • September 5 (Monday): Labor Day observed. Campus closed; no classes.
  • September 6 & 7 (Tuesday & Wednesday): 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Meet the Clubs, Sierra Quad.
  • September 6-16 (Tuesday-Friday): Weeks two and three: OK to add if you have a permission number.  OK to drop (but check with your advisor!). Read more...

Leave your mark at Matadors Day of Service, including community beautification.

  • September 10 (Saturday): Matadors Day of Service, sponsored by the Matador Involvement Center. 8 a.m.-12 noon, Bayramian Hall Lawn. Sign up to participate.
  • September 16 (Friday): last day to register late, add a class, drop, or change the basis of grading using online self-service (end of Week 3). Check in with your advisor first!  Read more...
  • September 16 (Friday): Matador Nights, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. USU.  FREE to CSUN students only with a CURRENT CSUN Student ID. No guests permitted. For other rules or to volunteer: read more.
  • September 21 (Wednesday): USU Tech Series begins: free beginner and advanced computer workshops. Ongoing most Wednesdays (1-2 p.m.) and Fridays (3-4 p.m.) throughout the semester. Various topics.
  • September 30 (Friday): Banned Books Readout with Pizza.  RSVP required. 12 noon-2 p.m. in the Jack and Florence Ferman Presentation Room, Oviatt Library.
  • November 5-6 (Saturday night/Sunday morning): Daylight Saving Time ends.  Turn clocks back one hour ("fall back") overnight on Saturday.
  • November 11 (Friday): Veterans Day Holiday. Campus closed; no classes.
  • November 24-27 (Thursday-Sunday): Thanksgiving Break. Campus closed; no classes.

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