Child & Family Studies Center

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Thank you for your interest in the Child and Family Studies Center (CFSC) at California State University, Northridge.

The CFSC is an educational setting for young children from the community, and their families. Additionally, the CFSC is an instructional unit and research laboratory for university students, faculty, and staff.

Family Admissions/Visitors:

The CFSC is open to children from the community. We currently offer one Full Day Preschool program [7:30A-5:30P], one Extended Day Preschool program [9:00A-3:00P], and one Half Day Preschool program [9:00A-11:30A]. A waiting list is maintained for each program. All families that are interested in enrolling a child should call to make an appointment to visit the program either alone or with the child. Office hours are from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to schedule an appointment. Brochures and applications may be obtained by calling (818) 677-3131.

Admission Process:

When a space becomes available, parents currently on the waiting list will be called. There is no charge for the wait list.  Early application is recommended, as many programs offered at the center tend to fill quickly.