Being a Matador means belonging to a community of nearly 400,000 CSUN alumni worldwide. The CSUN Alumni Association is here to keep you connected to fellow alum and to your alma mater. And, as a bonus, membership free!
CSUN Alumni still have access to many university resources such as the Career Center, Student Recreation Center (SRC), and more. For more information, visit the Alumni benefits website.
The CSUN Alumni Association provides:
- Attend upcoming Future Alumni events, resume reviews, scholarships, and more.
- Professional development workshops, webinars, career services and mentoring.
- Upgrade your membership to Legacy status and provide scholarships, mentoring, and networking with fellow alums.
- You can also get involved by volunteering, becoming a mentor, or joining a chapter.
For more information, visit: https://www.csun.edu/alumni/benefits
Interested in starting an LGBTQIA+ chapter? Visit How to Start an Alumni Chapter to create your own!
Identity Based Centers/Programs
The CSUN Black House is a crucial student resource to our campus and outside community. The Black House mission is to foster student learning and achievement by celebrating the Black and African American culture. The Black House provides students with a plethora of resources that enhance their undergraduate experience.
To learn more and get involved please visit the Black House website.
The DREAM Center of the University Student Union at CSUN is a welcoming resource center that provides resources and services to undocumented students, mixed-status families, staff, faculty, allies and future undocumented students while fostering a more inclusive campus community. The center provides resources and services to help empower students so that they can become advocates during their educational trajectory.>
To learn more and get involved please visit the DREAM Center website.
The Glenn Omatsu House is a department, student, campus and community center. Founded in 1992 and then known as "the Asian House", it was and still is a meeting place for Asian American Studies (AAS) clubs and organizations, as well as a study-center for student groups. Class projects, presentations, and special speaker visits take place in the center, bringing together AAS students from a variety of courses. The center also functions as a meeting space for AAS faculty and faculty from other departments and colleges and is currently home to the Asian American Studies Pathways Project; a Student-ran campus resource & retention program for Asian American/Pacific Islander/Desi American Students to serve their culturally-relative student needs.
The Woman’s Research and Resource Center is also located at the Glenn Omatsu House.
The Pride Center supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and asexual (LGBTQIA+) students, faculty and staff through programming and educational outreach to improve the campus climate for LGBTQIA+ individuals as well as advocate for the respect and safety of all members of the campus community.
To learn more and get involved please visit the Pride Center website.
Want to Participate in Events put on by the Pride Center?
The mission of the CSU Project Rebound Consortium is to support the higher education and successful reintegration of the formerly incarcerated through the mentorship and living example of the other formerly incarcerated students, graduates, faculty and staff.
To learn more and get involved please visit Project Rebound’s website.
The EOP Milt & Debbie Valera Resilient Scholars Program is designed to support current and former foster youth through a variety of services that work to remove personal and academic barriers, establish a sense of belonging, and create a community of support. EOP RSP serves all foster youth students at California State University, Northridge (CSUN).
To learn more and get involved please visit the EOP Milt and Debbie Valera Resilient Scholars Program website.
The Veteran Resource Center (VRC) at CSUN’s mission is to assist students as they transition from military service to academic success. The VRC promotes the academic, personal and professional development of student veterans, reservists, members of the National Guard and their dependents through supportive services, resources and community building events.
To learn more and get involved please visit the Veterans Resource Center website.
The Women’s Research and Resource Center's (WRRC) mission is to enhance campus and community understanding of gender and women’s issues and concerns at CSUN.
The WRRC creates innovative programming to engage students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community in discussing issues of gender in our society, as well as on campus. Creative programming is generated from a collaborative effort between WRRC constituents including, but not limited to, GWS faculty, GWS majors/minors, WRRC volunteers, FWord (GWS Feminist student group) members, as well as WRRC supporters in various departments and student groups throughout the University. These collaborative relationships are at the core of our programming and our ability to reach a diversity of individuals and groups.
To learn more and get involved please visit the Woman’s Research and Resource Center website.
Over the years, there have been many LGBTQIA+ student organizations. Below is a list of some past and current organizations. For an up to date list of active LGBTQIA+ student organizations, please visit: https://csun.campuslabs.com/engage/.
- Trans Wellness Alliance – Trans Wellness Alliance’s Instagram
- Queer Coalition of Social Workers – QCSW’s Instagram
- Gamma Rho Lambda – Gamma Rho Lambda’s Facebook
- Queer Collective – Queer Collective’s Facebook
- Queer STEM – Queer STEM’s website
- Matadors for Equality – Matadors for Equality’s Facebook
- LGBTA – LGBTA’s Facebook
- And more
Interested in re-establishing/creating your own? Here’s how: https://www.csun.edu/mic/start-new-club.
For more information about clubs and organizations, please visit: https://www.csun.edu/mic/clubs-and-organizations.