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Clubs and Organizations FAQs for Fall 2021 Planning

This information is current as of August 30, 2021.

Information will be updated and revised in accordance with evolving health and safety guidelines.

On campus Events

Can we table on campus?
Yes, with the following guidelines:

  • Tabling is permitted at the built-in table locations only (Cleary Walk East [9], Clearly Walk West [1], Sierra Tower [2] and Campus Store Complex [3])
  • Tabling reservations are on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • Tabling reservations are limited to two hours per day, no more than two reservations per week
  • Any event held outdoors with 5 or more individuals in attendance will be required to wear a mask. Mask are recommended, but optional, at events with fewer attend

Can we host a food sale on campus? No. Currently student organizations are not able to host any food sales on campus.

Can food be served at our meetings and events? No. Only pre-packaged food is permitted to be given at the conclusion of the meeting or event as participants are leaving and may not be eaten in the meeting room. Grab and go items and individually boxed lunches or meals are recommended options along with individual beverages.

No pre-packaged foods or grab and go items in university classrooms. Individuals can bring water for use in university classrooms only.

Are masks required at outside meetings and events? Any event held outdoors with 5 or more individuals in attendance will be required to wear a mask. Mask are recommended, but optional, at events with fewer attendees.

What spaces can my club and organization reserve? Clubs and organizations can reserve space in the University Student Union through Reservation and Events Services. Classroom are available for reservation after the 3rd week of the semester. You can email reservearoom@csun.edu or call (818) 677-3283. Outdoor locations can be reserved through the Matador Involvement Center.

Can my student organization host an event on campus for students in K-12? No. Student organizations are not able to host any activities on campus that brings any student from K-12 to campus.

Can my student organization host a large outdoor community event? No. Any campus event should be coordinated for members of the CSUN community (student, faculty, and staff).

Regarding safety, what are my responsibilities as the event host?

  1. Consider the level of risk when deciding to host an event.
  2. Communicate to event attendees the campus safety measures such as face coverings and completing the daily health self-screening survey. Event organizers are responsible for keeping track of this information and ensuring compliance.
  3. Promote healthy behaviors and maintain healthy environments to reduce risk when any events and gatherings are held.

Off-campus Activities and Events

Can my club or organization host off – campus activities and events?
Yes. Student attending events off- campus are required to complete the online daily health screening. This applies to all students whether vaccinated or unvaccinated. Student leaders’ organizers are responsible for keeping track of this information and ensuring compliance. Note: Sport Clubs and organizations are not able to play or compete unless authorization has been granted by A.S. Sport Clubs.

What precaution should my organization take in planning an off-campus activity?
Student organizations are expected to adhere to Los Angeles County Public Health Department guidelines or the local ordinances within which they plan to host any off-campus activities.

Do I have to register my off-campus activity or event?
Fraternities and Sororities are required to register off-campus events per there guidelines. Other organizations are highly encouraged to seek guidance in planning off campus events. Note: Sport clubs are not able to play or compete unless authorization has been granted by A.S. Sport Clubs.

Can student clubs and organizations meet at private residences?
Yes. Student organizations can meet at private residences. In planning events at private residences, we highly encourage that you consider using outside space, limiting the time of your event and considering the number of individuals in attendance. Student organizations are expected to adhere to Los Angeles County Public Health Department guidelines or the local ordinances within which they plan to host any off-campus activities.