How to Get Your Child to College | CSU CCC Class

Wednesday, November 1, 2023 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Online via Zoom; Connection details provided upon registration


This session is offered by CSU Northridge, participating in a CSU System-Wide Professional & Personal Development Cross Campus Collaboration program.

Colleagues attending this session may hail from the Chancellor’s Office, Channel Islands, Chico, East Bay, Fresno, Humboldt, Long Beach, Monterey Bay, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, and Stanislaus.


Our presenter, Gigi McGuire, Assistant Director of Student Outreach and Recruitment at CSUN,  has extensive knowledge of the CSU admission policies and procedures, and aims to share their knowledge with staff and faculty interested in helping their child get to college. There is a lot of information out there - we'll provide critical and timely information, dispel myths, and ensure you are equipped to help your child research, apply and successfully transition into the college of their choice. 

Learning outcomes of this presentation include:

  1. Understand the options represented in the four systems of higher education in California
  2. Be more informed about the California State University System
  3. Realize the variety of opportunities attending a university can offer
  4. Be familiar with what it takes for your child to be admitted into a CSU
  5. Be aware of important dates and deadlines in the admission process
  6. Have tips for success
  7. Learn what you can now, and at every stage of your child’s life – elementary, middle, and high school, to help prepare them to get to college.

Facilitated by:

Gigi McGuire, Assistant Director, Student Outreach and Recruitment

CSUN Faculty & Staff – To register for this Workshop/Session:

  1. When ready, select the CSU Learn button below.
  2. Log into with your myNorthridge Portal credentials.
  3. Select the “Register” button.
  4. Click on the bullet next to the CSUN HR icon, and select “Submit” to enroll in this session.

If you require an accommodation to attend this program, please contact Human Resources at 818.677.5168 at least seven business days in advance of the program.

Withdraw from Session: If you need to cancel your registration, select the “Self” icon in CSU Learn.  Select “Learning,” then “Registrations.”  Select the box next to the session you need to cancel, and select “Cancel Registration.”  In the next window, select “Confirm Cancellation.”

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