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 140 pages per week at no cost to residents.
Device Loan Program
The Device Loaner Program is available to currently enrolled Spring 2022 CSUN students. The program provides technology to students who are without a device such as a computer or an internet hotspot so that they may continue their education uninterrupted. These devices will be checked out at no cost to current students (student ID or Driver's License required) for the Spring 2022 term. Spring 2022 devices must be returned by May 25, 2022.
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.
Learn how SpectrumU TV works at CSUN Student Housing. SpectrumU provides cable in the University Village Apartments, The Park Apartments, and Suites.
DIRECTV provides cable television service to The Park Apartments and Suites Lounge locations with a special enhanced channel lineup including sports.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.