Conference Services

California State University, Northridge is the perfect place for your LA-based conference, retreat, or event. We’re the largest campus in the California State University system and are conveniently located in the San Fernando Valley. Every summer we convert our school into a great conference destination as we devote our residential, meeting, dining, and recreation facilities to meet your needs.

CSUN is built to teach, inspire, and reward—all of the things we’re sure you want to accomplish at your next event. We’re devoted to making sure your every expectation is exceeded.

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Welcome to the California State University, Northridge summer conference program. We are proud of our campus and pleased to share information about our services with you as you prepare plans for your upcoming conference. The Cal State Northridge conference program provides comfortable accommodations, meeting spaces and dining services from early June through mid-August.

Cal State Northridge is one of the largest of the 23 campuses of the California State University system. The campus prides itself on the quality of education we provide and the contributions the university makes to promote the quality of life within our community. One of our many goals in this direction is to provide our visitors and guests with access to our campus and services. We are located just north of Los Angeles and only a short distance from major airports and local attractions such as the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Museum of Tolerance and Hollywood just to name a few.

We offer apartment style accommodations and traditional dormitories all of which are air-conditioned and have access to wireless Internet and laundry facilities. Our spacious residence halls provide two-bedroom apartment style suites occupying up to four guests with double or single options. Each suite has a fully furnished living room, bathroom, private balcony and most suites have kitchens. Our traditional dormitories are double occupancy rooms, sharing a semiprivate hallway bathroom. This type of facility is best suited for youth groups. Throughout our buildings are lounges, classrooms, study rooms and a computer lab. Outdoor recreation areas include swimming pools, basketball and volleyball courts which are located within the complex and available to all conference guests. There is also a community center, which houses a 158-seat auditorium and a classroom, which seats 40. A highlight of this complex is a recreation room where guest can play pool or pingpong or just relax and watch television.

Geronimo's Dining Hall is a cafeteria-style dining complex, which provides a variety of food selections. It includes a deli, grilling bar, pizza, salad station with fresh fruits and vegetables, desserts and a beverages station. They offer a wide selection of vegetarian and non-vegetarian entrees to ensure your dining experience meets your standards and expectations. In addition to the dining hall our campus offers catering services through the University Club, which houses four private rooms. The conference staff can also provide a list of community caterers, which offer creative dining options and will deliver food directly to resident halls or outside facilities where your group wishes to dine.

Our Student Union offers many unique and spacious meeting facilities equipped with the latest technology. The Grand Salon seats 216 participants and the Northridge Complex seats 300 guests. Throughout the Student Union there are many intimate and midsize rooms available to accommodate your group. The Student Union's warm and friendly staff can help you arrange the perfect meeting space which can be set up in a variety of formats to meet your programmatic needs.

The Performing Arts Center, academic buildings and outdoor spaces provide ample space for groups of 20 to groups of 500 throughout the campus. Our Athletic department offer gyms, fields, tennis courts and many other sports facilities. For groups planning team building activities our ropes course may be of interest.

The Conference Services staff at California State University, Northridge are eager to assist in the coordination of your conference needs. We are committed to doing what we can to ensure that you achieve your goals while on our campus. You will find our campus a pleasant retreat from the large metropolitan feel of the Los Angeles area. Contact one of our conference staff at (818) 677-4986 for additional information or to schedule a tour of our facilities. We would love to show you around our campus.


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We look forward to hearing from you!