College of HHD

  • image shows students walking toward camera. The names of HHD's nine academic departments are shown.
  • children listen as a book is read to them. Early literacy.
  • Apparel Design and Merchandising students create from the first drawings to the completed garments.
  • community recreation at the RTM aquatic center at castaic lake.
  • nursing students learn to take blood pressure readings.
  • dancers in midair
  • Happy HHD 2018 graduates at commencement smiling at the camera

HHD Calendar:

Make Compassion your Fashion

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

green fashion

There’s a new generation of clothing and accessory designers and manufacturers who are stitching sustainability into everything they do. As it turns out, being a sustainable fashionista or fashionister takes way less work than you think. Come learn how to do your part by doing something you already do everyday—get dressed. We’ll talk about fabrics, the manufacturing process, and social equity.

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Your Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Julieanna Hever

Join us as we welcome Julieanna back to the CSUN campus to share her expertise on plant-based nutrition and tips for healthy living. Read more

Kinesis: Emerging Choreography

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 8:00pm


This dance concert features the works of top undergraduate student choreographers and dancers. Produced by the Department of Kinesiology, with the support of the Institutionally Related Activities program, Kinesis will take place Wednesday April 27, 2016 at 8pm and Thursday April 28, 2016 at 2pm and 8 p.m. in the Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall (located on the east side of the campus off Zelzah Street by the Student Union). Read more

Orange Pick

Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:30am

orange pick

Join our annual orange pick to harvest oranges with purpose! Read more

TRENDS Student Fashion Show: Illumination

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

trends illumination fashion show

Illumination is the name and the theme for the 2019 TRENDS Student Fashion Show created and produced by the Family and Consumer Sciences Apparel Design and Merchandising Students. It's a dynamic, professional quality show with a panel of judges from among our faculty who, along with influential industry professionals, critique the fashion lines and connect with our students.  Tickets available at the box office.  Order ahead by phone at 818-677-2488.  General admission: $20.00  CSUN Students with ID: $15.00. Read more

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students use technology to study wayfinding design in a healthcare facility.

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jose h gonzalez

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