• Art professor Dave Moon working with students.

    Dave Moon Receives CSU’s Highest Honor

  • CSUN Alum Jeff Padilla.

    Alum Lifting People in Need

  • Modern house design with white panels and grey trim.

    Airbnb's Impact on Local Economies

  • Hogue (front, right) collecting flies in Kentucky in 2015.

    Insects Named for CSUN Prof

  • CSUN nursing students at Valley Presbyterian Hospital.

    $400,000 Gift for Nursing Scholarships

  • Students in a classroom taking notes.

    Program for Aspiring History Teachers

Community and Neighbors

Campus and Community

CSUN President and studentsSince its groundbreaking in 1956, Cal State Northridge has joined hands with its neighbors and friends nearby and across the San Fernando Valley.

We prepare students for careers in Valley workplaces, sustaining the vitality of the region. We invite community members to enjoy the cultural opportunities and the other activities of a vibrant university.

Exciting art exhibitions, programs for people with disabilities, an award-winning extended education program, stimulating music and theatre, innovative summer day camps, a service-oriented library -- all these and more can be found on this page.

Adult College Education, Program for Continuing Professional Education (certificate programs)

Extended Education (extension courses)

Open University (credit courses open to the community)

Summer Academic Enrichment Program

Summer Academic Program for Elementary School Students