The Food Pantry provides nourishment and basic necessities for CSUN students at no cost. It aims to minimize academic impact and help alleviate food insecurity within the campus community.
The Oasis is a center for students to escape the stress of academics by offering nutrition counseling, meditation, massages, acupuncture, nap pods and workshops focused on wellness and managing stress.
University Counseling Services (UCS) serves as a mental health resource for all CSUN students. The center offers initial evaluations, short-term counseling and psychotherapy, Wellness Workshops, group treatment, psychiatric services, crisis/urgent care services, and case management.
The Klotz center offers a wide range of health care services to students, including but not limited to chiropractic care, acupuncture, physical therapy, dental services, optometry services, immunizations, and pregnancy counseling.
The Student Recreation Center is a facility for exercise and leisure activity that promotes lifelong health and wellness.
CSUN students can visit this website for all Covid-19 information.
The Learning Resource Center at CSUN enables students to improve their academic performance through a variety of learning programs including workshops, one on one and group tutoring, and supplemental instruction classes.
- Sunday: 12pm-4:45pm
- Monday-Thursday: 7:45am-7:45pm
- Friday: 7:45am-4:45pm
- Saturday: 12pm-4:45pm
Admissions and Records
The Office of Admissions and Records promotes student success through services that begin with the application to Cal State Northridge and culminate with graduation.
The mission of CSUN Financial Aid & Scholarship Department is to promote access to higher education by providing funding to eligible students in a timely manner. They are committed to providing service, guidance, and resources to help students get the money needed to reach their educational goals.
CSUN VITA Clinic is a cost-free income tax assistance service to low-income residents in the San Fernando Valley and beyond. They provide outstanding free tax preparation service to low-income taxpayers in our community and to provide our students with a quality experiential learning experience in the field of taxation.
CSUN Child Lab Center
The CSUN Child and Family Studies Center “Lab School” is an educational setting for young children (preschool-aged). They strive to provide a means to grow strong relationships between home and school for children of all abilities and stages of development. They utilize university students, faculty, and staff to also promote professional growth of educators. Their services are not free of cost, however they do provide a few options for times of attendance and rates of tuition.
Associated Students Children's Center
The Associated Students Children's Center is an early childhood education program located on CSUN’s campus. They provide a safe and nurturing environment that promotes physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of young children. Services for CSUN Student Parents are free of cost, and these services include organized programs and daycare that are available Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm for toddlers, two-year-olds, and preschool age children. They are located at 18343 Plummer St. Northridge, CA
These resources are not associated with CSUN
- Pediatric Medical Center - Northridge
Located at 18300 Roscoe Blvd. Northridge, CA 91325
Open Monday through Thursday 8 am - 4:30 pm (Closed on Weekends)
- Kids and Teens Medical Group
Located at 8628 Reseda Blvd. Northridge, CA 91324
Open Monday through Friday 9 am - 5 pm and Saturday 9 am - 4 pm
- Exer Urgent Care
Located at 19346 Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91324
Open Monday through Friday 9 am - 8:30 pm
Phone Number: (818) 727-2040
- PM Pediatrics
Located at 18555 Ventura Blvd. Suite B., Tarzana, CA 91356
Open Monday through Saturday 12 pm - 10 pm and Sunday 10 am - 10 pm
Phone Number: (818) 614-3088
Local Daycare Centers
These resources are not associated with CSUN
- Sunrise Child Care
18607 Vincennes St, Northridge, CA 91324
- YMCA Child Care at Calahan Elementary
18722 Knapp St, Northridge, CA 91324
- Leela's Childcare & Preschool
18300 Lemarsh St, Los Angeles, CA 91325
- Hanna Family Day Care
17278 Devonshire St, Northridge, CA 91325
- Petite School House
17643 Roscoe Blvd, Northridge, CA 91325
- Twinkle Little Star Child Care
16742 Osborne St, Northridge, CA 91343
These resources are not associated with CSUN
The Northridge Recreation Center is a local playground that provides proper and safe equipment for young children to play on. They are located at 18300 Lemarsh St. Los Angeles, CA 91325 and they are open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 10:30 pm, and Saturday through Sunday 9 am to 5 am.
Upcoming family-friendly events will be listed soon!
University Police and Campus Police
CSUN has a police team dedicated to keeping the campus community safe. The Department of Policy Services has also partnered with Student Housing to form the Community Policing Team in the residential housing. You can call or text the number “911” during an emergency that requires immediate attention. For all other matters that are non-emergency situations, the CSUN Policed can be reached 24 hours a day at 818-677-2111.
CSUN has a program where you can request an escort at night to walk you to your desired location. The hours of operation are Monday - Thursday from dusk until 11:00 pm. In order to receive this service, please call 818-677-5042 and have your name, current location, contact number, and desired destination.
Blue Light Call Boxes
CSUN has over 75 emergency blue light call boxes located all over the campus. These call boxes are linked to the campus police dispatcher, so when the call box is activated, campus police will be alerted of your location and send help right away.
CSUN offers a variety of self defense course at class. The R.A.D. Program stands for Rape Aggression Defense with over 3,000 certifed instrustors and 100,000 participants. The R.A.D. program is taught at over 450 colleges and universities, police departments, local transit companies, military bases, women's centers, rape crisis centers, and independents across the United States. CSUN offers a semester long class in the fall and spring semester and also a 12 hour long course. CSUN also offers a few self defense courses on campus, please be sure to check out the course catalog and see what courses are available.
CSUN prioritizes health and safety on campus. For more information on how CSUN is keeping the campus community safe, please visit the Matadors Forward website.
The Student Leadership represents the student body, advocates its needs and defends its interests in dealings with faculty, campus administrators and government officials. AS Student leaders encourage shared governance, student advocacy and collaboration with other campus and community entities.
The AS Children's Center is a high-quality early childhood education program that provides a safe and nurturing environment while promoting the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of young children.The Children’s Center offers resources such as storytime, family activities, and nutrition based classes.
CSUN Outdoor Adventures (OA) provides unique recreational opportunities to the CSUN community. Through Adventure Trips, RIDGE rockwall, Outdoor rental center, Matador bike shop, Team Building programs, workshops/clinics, Outdoor Leadership Program, and Camp Matador. Outdoor Adventures challenges our students to break away from the day-to-day routines and choose to embrace the opportunities for life-changing experiences that college is all about.
AS Productions brings the Matador spirit to life! From concerts, music festivals and cultural events to farmers markets, lectures and social media shows, we aim to bring quality events exclusively to CSUN Students. We provide students memorable and iconic opportunities to make the most of their college experience here at CSUN.
AS Sustainability supports and participates in various sustainability projects such as the award winning Sustainable Office Program, America Recycles Day: Race to Zero Waste, Matador Exchange, Swap and Pop, Trash Talkers, and hosting other educational events.
The Sport Clubs program provides CSUN students an opportunity to participate in regionally and nationally competitive sports and recreational activities. The program is designed to allow each CSUN student a chance to participate in a sports club individually or as a member of a team.
The AS Ticket Office offers ticketing services for nearly all campus events, from athletics and comedy to theater, music and more. Discounted tickets to local movie theaters and theme parks are also available. In addition, the AS Ticket Office sells transit passes for Metro and the Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA). Operation hours are as follows: Monday-Thursday:10:00am-6:00pm, Friday: 9:00am-4:00pm, Saturday-Sunday: closed
Chair of Diversity and Inclusion
Transferring in 2020, I am now a Senior in the College of Health and Human Development as a Family Studies major. I have always been inclined to create a space for everyone, all individuals of all identities, to come together, support one another, and celebrate each other. Going into this position, my goal was to provide a space for the community to come together and work towards a greater sense of belonging.