The 2015 Freshman Celebration was a wonderful success! The judges awarded top honors to four U100 classes for their projects. You can view the Virtual Celebration on Moodle, and see most others on the Celebration's photo gallery on Tumblr. Plan now to join us this fall for the 2016 Freshman Celebration on Nov. 29 & 30, 2016, in the USU Northridge Center. Read more....
U100 Course Calendar
- Ongoing: first-time freshman advisement and registration activities for new freshmen starting in fall 2016. To make sure you're ready, review CSUN's First Time Freshman Advising Checklist.
- Ongoing through August 26 (Friday): New Student Orientation days for incoming freshmen at CSUN. Registration required.
- Ongoing on Thursdays through September 1: Associated Students' Summer Movie Fest. Movies start at dusk on the Oviatt Lawn every Thursday all summer through September 1.
- August 24 (Wednesday) first day of academic year 2016-2017
- August 27 (Saturday): fall classes begin (Saturday-only and Friday-Saturday classes)
- August 29 (Monday): fall classes first weekday meeting. After checking with your advisor, you may add, drop, swap, etc. with no permission number required through September 5 (except for restricted classes). Read more....
- 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 3-4 (Saturday-Sunday): no classes
- September 5 (Monday): Labor Day. 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...
- 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 15 (Thursday): Freshman Convocation with keynote speaker Jon Ronson, author of the Freshman Common Reading
- 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 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.
- November 29-30 (Tuesday-Wednesday): Freshman Celebration, USU Northridge Center. Exhibits open 9:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m. both days.
Additional campus calendars
- Associated Students Events Calendar
- University Student Union Calendar
- Check the University Events Calendar
- View the CSUN academic calendar for 2016-2017 (.pdf) (Faculty Affairs)
- Visit Admissions & Records for Admissions, Registration, and other Student Academic Calendar dates.
- Tseng College summer sessions