Student Housing Technology Services
In order to support the educational goals of our residents, we provide a variety of equipment and services. Student Housing Technology Services ensures residents have reliable network access and knowledgeable, friendly, and responsive technical support. We provide in-room, wired and wireless Internet connections for every student living on campus. We also work to inform students about the importance of keeping their personal data and devices secure and using legal services to get their music, movies, and other media.
Network and Wireless
Student Housing is proud to offer 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac wireless network connections to all residents of the University Park Apartments and Suites, and the Village. The wireless network allows users to have all the conveniences of a wired network, except now you are mobile! Bring your computer anywhere in housing and most places on campus.
Wired network connection capabilities are in every room in the University Park Apartments and Suite.
Computer Lab & Print Anywhere
Student Housing offers a computer lab in Hawthorne Hall (Building 18). There are 8 workstations and 2 print stations in this building.
There are print kiosks in Hawthorne Hall (Building 18), Learning Center (Building 21), Geronimo’s, and the UVA Rec Room. Students can go to these locations and print at any time of the day. The printer allows 20 pages per day at no cost to residents.
Device Loan Program
we have a limited stock of Google Chromebooks that are available, but the growth of this initiative depends on you! The more we see that there is a need for more laptops, or even specific types of laptops (e.g. Microsoft Surface Book, MacBook Pro, etc.), tablets (e.g. iPads, iPad Pros, Surface Pro)
- Promoting educational efforts in the residence halls.
- Program Proposals and Learning Plans
- Resident Profiles and Intentional Conversation Logging
- SMS and Email Community Messaging
- Guide roommates through a staged and personalized roommate agreement.
Student Housing Portal
Applications are handled through our customized Student Housing Portal.
- To apply for Student Housing you must have a myNorthridge Portal account.
- Housing applications may be submitted prior to being accepted to California State University, Northridge.
Cable TV & Lounge Televisions
DIRECTV provides cable television service to The Park Apartments and Suites. For additional services or channels please contact (888) 696-5526. This will cost extra and is billed to the resident separately. SpectrumU provides cable in the University Village Apartments. Soon, SpectrumU will also be available in the Park Apartments and Suites.
Learn how SpectrumU TV works at CSUN Student Housing. SpectrumU provides cable in the University Village Apartments. Soon, SpectrumU will also be available in the Park Apartments and Suites.
CSUN IT has some additional tools for students to Keep Learning and staff to Keep Working. They are also sharing options for Internet Connectivity for Users Who Do Not Have It.
Technology Resource Map
Map of the Print Kiosks and Computer Lab in Housing
Digital Signage & Room Schedule
Reach Media Networks: https://reachmedianetwork.com/solution/room-scheduler/
Lighting Control System
Enlighted Intelligent Lighting Control System Advanced sensing technology matches light levels to the activity and comfort needs of occupants.
- Federal Law
- University Policies
Technology Services Projects
Approved planned technology projects and changes
Student Housing Technology Services develops and maintains the Student Housing website and the Student Housing Portal. If you have issues with online applications, forms, or requests, please contact (818) 677-6114 or email@example.com. You can also create a maintenance ticket regarding these issues.
Recreational and Educational Amenities
Building 18, also known as the Community Center, provides recreational amenities for students. There are 2 television inside and a large patio television outside for entertainment. We provide PlayStation, Xbox, and a Nintendo Switch for gaming and a Blu-ray disc player to watch movies.
Building 21, also known as the Learning Center, has classrooms and conference rooms equipped with computers, televisions, and projector screens and is ideal for group study, discussions, and tutoring sections.
Maintenance & Troubleshooting
If you have trouble accessing the network or cable TV please create a maintenance ticket in the student housing portal. For network configuration or diagnostics of your computer, please come to the Student Housing Technology Services office with your device. We do not remove spyware and viruses from student computers. We do not charge any cost for computer diagnostics.