UPDATED Jan. 7, 2022. Per CSUN's announcement on January 7, CSUN will begin the spring semester with temporary primarily remote instruction for the first three weeks of the semester, Monday, January 24 through Friday, February 11. We will resume in-person instruction on Monday, February 14. Per the California State University’s new policy, all eligible students and non-represented employees will be expected to provide proof of a booster shot by February 4. More info: Students. Employees.
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Closure
The university will be formally closed, including virtual operations, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan 17. The Department of Police Services will operate during the closure and can be reached at (818) 677-2111.
Multidisciplinary artist and CSUN alumna Kristine Schomaker ’03 (Art History), M.A. ’10 (Art Studio) has confronted her body image fears and self-worth head-on in the name of art. As a self-described plus-sized woman, Schomaker was always self-conscious about her body and weight. At a young age, she witnessed her family members struggle with these same insecurities; although, in her eyes, they didn’t appear to be overweight. Continue reading about how Artist Hopes Her Work Brings Awareness.
Young voters in the United States seem to be more committed than ever to exercising their right to vote and making their voices heard. According to a study conducted by the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education — creators of the National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement, the nation’s largest study of college and university student voting — students across the nation participated in record-breaking numbers in the 2020 presidential elections. Continue reading about how CSUN Boasts Record-Breaking Student Voting Rate.
California State University, Northridge President Erika D. Beck has announced the appointment of Nichole Ipach as CSUN’s new vice president for university relations and advancement. Ipach assumes her new post Jan. 1, 2022. Ipach is currently vice president for university advancement at California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) and has more than 20 years of experience in advancement, fundraising and communications. Continue reading about Nichole Ipach.
As part of his tour of the California State University (CSU) system’s 23 campuses, Chancellor Joseph I. Castro visited CSUN on Dec. 2, meeting with university leaders, students, faculty and staff. Throughout 2021 and beyond, Castro is visiting the campuses — virtually and in person — to meet with and listen to the communities that each campus serves, in order to learn more about the university’s unique strengths, opportunities and needs. Continue reading about Chancellor Castro's Visit to CSUN.
At the intersection of Aetna Street and Tyrone Avenue in Van Nuys, student members of the Asian American Studies Pathways Project (AASPP) and the CSUN Young Democratic Socialists Club (CSUN YDSA) and members of the nonprofit organization Colored Minds Incorporated gathered on Nov. 19 to offer mutual aid to unhoused community members. Continue reading about how CSUN Students Give Back to Underserved Communities.