Local Community

Since 1958, CSUN has been a resource for neighbors all over the San Fernando Valley. We invite you to our campus to enjoy the many offerings of our vibrant university.

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Community Events

Join us on campus for exciting performances and thought-provoking lectures. Check out our calendar of events to see what interests you.

Educational Opportunities

We offer classes to anyone in the community through our Open University courses, as well as enrichment programs for students in our neighborhood.

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Community Partnerships

At CSUN, we pride ourselves on our close relationship with the local community. Through our partnerships, our students learn to be engaged citizens, enhance their career-readiness, and apply what they are learning to real problems. If your organization would like to become a CSUN partner, contact the the Office of Community Engagement.

Cultural Programs & Resources

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Art Galleries

Be inspired as you explore our exhibition spaces. We also host lectures, films, concerts and more.

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Theatre Events

Enjoy musicals and plays featuring CSUN students in our fall and spring productions.

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The Soraya

Enjoy dance, music, theatre and other professional performances at our beautiful performance venue.

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The Independent 88.5 FM

Tune into our member-supported public radio station. We play music by a wide range of iconic rock and contemporary artists.

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CSUN Botanic Garden

Visit our garden and find a refuge for quiet study or strolling.

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University Library

As a community member, you have the opportunity to access many of our library resources.

Conference and Licensing Services

Learn about renting space on CSUN's campus for your next event. We also accept applications for filming, photography and licensing.

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