David Levithan, author of Every Day (the 2015-2016 Freshman Common Reading at CSUN), was the keynote speaker at this year's Freshman Convocation (September 10, 2015). Sooner or later, the captioned video of Convocation will be posted on the Freshman Convocation website. In the meantime, you can read about the ceremony in the Sundial (9/11/15). According to this story in CSUN Today (9/14/15), approximately 2600 students attended this year's Convocation.
U100 Course Calendar
- Ongoing: CSUN's new-for-fall-2015 campus-wide smoke- and tobacco-free policy.
- Ongoing most Tuesdays throughout the fall semester: Associated Students Farmer's Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., East University Drive at Cleary Walk (near the USU & Matador Square)..
- Ongoing: LRC's Freshman Tutor Lab at the Writing Center is open.
- Ongoing many Wednesdays and Fridays: the USU's free Tech Series, 2-3 p.m. in the USU Computer Lab. Sign-up required for each session.
- Ongoing most Tuesdays: Conversation Swap at the LRC, 11 a.m.-12 noon. Native English speakers and international students welcome!
- Ongoing: free 30-minute American Sign Language sessions for CSUN students, staff, and faculty. Mondays noon-12:30 p.m.; Thursdays 3-3:30 p.m. in ED 1216. No prereqs, no commitment required. Come when you can. Open to all members of the CSUN community. Sponsored by CSUN's Center for Teaching & Learning.
- Ongoing: advising for spring 2016 course selection.
- Ongoing through December 8 (Tuesday): registration-by-appointment for spring 2016 classes.
- Ongoing through December 22 (Tuesday): application period for the new Marino J. Riccomini Family Scholarships for current U100 students.
- November 20 (Friday): CSUN's first-ever Portfolium Challenge: deadline to submit your Portfolium is 5 p.m. today.
- November 23-24 (Monday-Tuesday): the Freshman Celebration, USU Northridge Center. Exhibits open 9:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m. both days and online through Moodle at the Virtual Freshman Celebration, VFC 2015.
- November 26-29 (Thursday-Sunday): Thanksgiving recess; campus closed. No classes.
- December 8 (Tuesday): last day of class.
- December 9 (Wednesday)-January 24, 2016 (Sunday): nonrestrictive registration: no appointment needed.
- December 9-15 (Wednesday-Tuesday): final exams.
- December 22 (Tuesday): last day to apply for one of the new Marino J. Riccomini Family Scholarships for current U100 students.
- December 25-January 1, 2016 (Friday-Friday): campus closed.
- January 11, 2016 (Monday): registration to repeat courses allowed beginning today.
- January 23, 2016 (Saturday): spring 2016 classes begin.
- January 24, 2016 (Sunday): nonrestrictive registration ends today.