Employee Wellbeing

CSUN Student Assistant of the Year Award


The CSUN Student Assistant of the Year Award is granted annually to one student employee in a Student Assistant classification, who demonstrates exceptional contributions to their department by their outstanding skill-set, professionalism and quality of work and service to the University community.

One Student Assistant will be honored for this award.


Nominations must provide specific examples of how the nominee has demonstrated the following:[LM1] [SP2] 

  1. Reliability & Professionalism –
    1. Demonstrates trustworthiness and dependability. Accepts all assignments and always performs as expected in a timely manner; keeps on schedule. Holds self accountable for achieving results.
    2. Demonstrates professional character, respect, ability to prioritize and communicate proactively both in person and by phone. 
  2. Initiative & Contribution –
    1. Demonstrates initiative. Seeks out assignments and assumes greater responsibility.
    2. Demonstrates creativity and imagination when contributing suggestions for change/improvement


Recipients must be a student enrolled for at least 6 units; work an average of 10 or more hours per week as a Student Assistant during the academic periods; maintain at least an overall 2.0 GPA; and have been employed in their current department at least 1 year at the time of nomination.


Recipient of the CSUN Student Assistant of the Year Award will receive a $100 award and a commemorative award. They will be honored at the Annual Staff Service and Recognition of Excellence Award event.


View the Staff Service Awards & Recognition of Excellence Awards Home Page to access the current Nomination Form and view deadline information.