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A lot has changed since the recording of these events, which may mean some videos are outdated. Here are a few helpful notes as you navigate this page:

  • We’ve put the videos into categories that would be most helpful to a student going through the admissions process.
  • The first sentence in each event description states the intended audience for that event.
  • The videos appear from newest to oldest within the assigned category.

In December 2020 California State University announced all campuses are anticipating a return to in-person instruction for fall 2021. If you have any questions, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or email outreach.recruitment@csun.edu.

Applying

Cal State Apply Workshop for First-Time Freshmen, recorded Nov. 30, 2020

Cal State Apply Workshop for First-Time Freshmen

 

 

Note: This event was targeted to high school students who needed help completing their California State University application for admission in fall 2021.

In this workshop CSUN counselors guided high school students through how to complete the California State University application for admission in fall 2021. This workshop was recorded before the California State University announced that the application deadline had been extended. The deadline to complete the application for fall 2021 was Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020.

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

Cal State Apply Workshop for Transfer Students, recorded Nov. 12, 2020

Cal State Apply Workshop for Transfer Students

 

 

Note: This event was targeted to community college students, and students at other four-year institutions, who needed help completing their California State University applications for admission in fall 2021.

In this workshop CSUN counselors guided transfer students through how to complete the California State University application. This workshop was recorded before the California State University announced that the application deadline had been extended. The deadline to complete the application for fall 2021 was Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020.

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

Financial aid

Financial Aid Basics, recorded March 27, 2021

This workshop is for students who have submitted their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or their California Dream Act Application (CADAA) and would like to learn more about what happens next in the financial aid process.

This session covers:

  • The types of aid you can receive
  • What aid is available to you
  • Verification and how to know if you are selected for it
  • How to submit forms and other documents
  • How to find updates regarding your financial aid award
  • How to access your financial aid status and award
  • Financial aid and how it impacts your costs
  • Financial aid and how it impacts housing

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Conceptos basicos de ayuda financiera, grabado 27 de marzo, 2021

Este taller es para los estudiantes que han presentado su Solicitud Gratuita de Ayuda Federal para Estudiantes (FAFSA) o su Solicitud del Acta del Sueño de California (CADAA) y les gustaría aprender más sobre lo que pasa después en el proceso de ayuda financiera.

Esta sesión cubrirá:

  • Los diferentes tipos de ayuda que puede recibir
  • Qué ayuda tiene a su disposición
  • Cómo saber si ha sido seleccionado para verificación
  • Cómo presentar los formularios y otros documentos
  • Cómo encontrar información acerca de mi ayuda financiera
  • Como encontrar acceso a su ayuda financiera y carta de notificación
  • Ayuda financiera y su efecto relacionado con costo
  • Ayuda financiera y su efecto relacionado con el costo de alojamiento

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Paying My Fees, recorded March 27, 2021

This workshop will discuss payment options, refunds and deadlines to help students understand their costs.

This session covers:

  • Upcoming fee deadlines
  • Payment plan options
  • eRefund deposits

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Cómo pagar mis cuotas escolares, grabado 27 de marzo, 2021

Este taller se enfocará en:

  • Las fechas límites para el pago de cuotas
  • Opciones para planes de pago
  • Explicar cómo funcionan los depósitos de reembolso electrónico

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Academic colleges

College of Science and Mathematics, recorded April 1, 2021

The College of Science and Mathematics is among the top in the nation in preparing students who go on to earn doctoral degrees in the sciences. It offers outstanding instruction, laboratories, faculty-mentored research opportunities, government- and industry-funded programs, and field experiences. The college plays a critical role in ensuring the region and the nation have a pool of talented scientists capable of assuming leadership roles in industry. It’s no surprise that NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory employs more CSUN alumni than graduates from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

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Michael D. Eisner College of Education, recorded March 30, 2021

The Michael D. Eisner College of Education offers Deaf studies as an undergraduate major and numerous teaching credential programs. Our mission is to prepare teachers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, administrators and other professionals to serve the educational needs of a diverse region. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to ensuring that students are provided with support, mentoring, hands-on experience and a world-class education — making CSUN the No. 1 public university for preparing future teachers in California.

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

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Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication, recorded March 30, 2021

The Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication is composed of the art, communication studies, cinema and television arts, journalism, music and theatre departments. The college’s mission is to prepare and inspire our diverse and creative students to make a meaningful impact on Los Angeles and the world as artists, scholars and communicators. Our approximately 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students are guided by the dedicated faculty and staff who model a creative, scholarly and collaborative inquiry that is essential to a 21st-century education.

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

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College of Engineering and Computer Science, recorded March 30, 2021

The College of Engineering and Computer Science is composed of five departments — civil engineering and construction management, computer science, electrical and computer engineering, manufacturing systems engineering and management, and mechanical engineering — and offers nine undergraduate degree programs that serve more than 4,300 undergraduate students. The college seeks to be a recognized center for excellence for baccalaureate and master’s education in computer science and in engineering.

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

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College of Health and Human Development, recorded March 30, 2021

The College of Health and Human Development offers 11 undergraduate programs through nine academic departments and brings together students, faculty, staff and community to improve the quality of life through research, education and action. Our focus is to provide students with the expertise they need for a dynamic and rewarding professional career. In addition to the undergraduate programs, two credential programs are also available in single-subject physical education and speech-language pathology services.

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, recorded April 1, 2021

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences comprises 10 departments — Africana studies, anthropology, criminology and justice studies, geography and environmental studies, history, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, and urban studies and planning. The college is also home to a number of well-recognized special programs, centers and institutes.

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

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David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, recorded April 1, 2021

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics aspires to be a leader in developing CSUN’s diverse student population with the knowledge, abilities and opportunities to navigate and shape a changing marketplace, improving economic prosperity and societal well-being in the Southern California region and beyond. The Princeton Review consistently rates CSUN as one of the world’s best business schools.

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

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College of Humanities, recorded April 1, 2021

The College of Humanities is home to 10 academic departments and five interdisciplinary programs, making it the most diverse college at CSUN. The college comprises disciplines that traditionally make up the study of humanities — including philosophy, English, and modern and classical languages — while also housing the oldest and largest Chicana and Chicano studies department and the only Central American studies department in the United States.

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

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Once you've been admitted

Explore CSUN: The Virtual Experience, recorded March 27, 29-30 and April 1, 2021

Note: This event was intended for all students who were admitted to CSUN for fall 2021.

To help future Matadors get to know our campus and community, we hosted a four-day Explore CSUN event with sessions covering next steps in the admissions process, the value of a CSUN education and resources available to students. Additionally, the event offered students an opportunity to explore our campus, meet our faculty, staff, current and recently admitted students, and get an inside look at what being a Matador is all about.

If you weren’t able to attend the event, missed a session or would like to revisit a session you attended, all sessions were recorded and are now available so you can freely access the information you need.

If you have any questions about the information shared in these sessions, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

Transition to CSUN: The Undocumented Student Experience, recorded Feb. 16, 2021

Transition to CSUN: The Undocumented Student Experience

 

 

This virtual event was for students who recently applied to or have received an acceptance offer from CSUN and are undocumented or in a mixed-status family.

View this webinar to learn about the CSUN DREAM Center and the experiences of CSUN DREAM students. DREAM stands for Dreamers, Resources, Empowerment, Advocacy and Mentorship.

This webinar covers:

  • An overview of the support services offered by the CSUN DREAM Center
  • Next steps and important deadlines specifically for undocumented students

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

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I’ve Been Admitted — What's Next? (for Freshmen), recorded March 27, 2021

This virtual event is for freshmen who have been admitted to CSUN for fall 2021 and would like to learn about their next steps. You’re considered a freshman if you’re coming to CSUN after graduating from high school or obtaining your GED.

This webinar covered:

  • Conditions of admission
  • Financial aid
  • Student housing and campus dining options
  • And more!

Attendees were able to ask questions of our outreach counselors, learned more about CSUN and got tips to help them achieve personal and academic success as a Matador.

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

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I’ve Been Admitted — What's Next? (for Transfer Students), recorded March 27, 2021

This virtual event is for transfer students who have been admitted to CSUN for fall 2021 and would like to learn about their next steps. You’re considered a transfer student if you’re coming to CSUN from a community college or another four-year institution.

This webinar covered:

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

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I’ve Been Admitted — What’s Next?(for International Students), recorded March 27, 2021

This session is designed for international students and covers:

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

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Ya fui admitido — ¿ahora qué sigue? Grabado 27 de marzo, 2021

La sesión "ya fui admitido — ¿ahora qué sigue?" discutirá los próximos pasos para inscribirse con éxito para el otoño de 2021 y aprender más de CSUN. Podrán hacer preguntas a nuestros consejeros, aprender más sobre CSUN y obtener consejos para ayudarles a lograr el éxito personal y académico como estudiante.

Próximos pasos para inscribirse:

 

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Housing and Campus Dining, recorded March 29, 2021

Note: This webinar is for students who would like to learn more about the student housing options available at CSUN.

Living at CSUN is a great choice for both freshmen and transfer students. Research shows that students living in on-campus housing do better academically and have higher graduation rates than those living off campus. Our on-campus housing offers multiple living options to meet the needs of our students. With supportive professional and student staff, ample resources and clean and well-maintained facilities, student housing at CSUN is committed to student success.  

Student Housing and Residential Life exists to promote student development and academic success and to create a strong sense of community among all residents.

This session covers:

  • Housing and dining options
  • Applying for housing and signing up for a meal plan
  • Student life
  • COVID-19 updates

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or applying for student housing, contact Student Housing and Residential Life at (818) 677-2160 or via email.

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Student resources

Supporting Undocumented Students: The DREAM Center, recorded Oct. 27, 2020

Supporting Undocumented Students: The DREAM Center

 

 

Note: This event is for undocumented students and students in mixed-status families who are interested in attending CSUN in the future.

The DREAM Center serves undocumented students and students from mixed-status families who want to earn a college degree. This webinar discusses how the DREAM Center helps students and their families reach academic, personal and professional success.

Follow CSUN’s University Ambassadors on Instagram for additional opportunities to connect with and learn more about CSUN.

Student life

Cultural Community Talks: The Latinx Experience, recorded March 29, 2021

Join us for a conversation about the living and learning experiences of Latinx CSUN students, alumni, faculty and staff. The diverse conversation covers:

  • How the community continues to support students during COVID-19
  • Campus support systems for Latinx Matadors
  • The personal living and learning experiences of current CSUN students, alumni, faculty and staff
  • Tips for incoming Latinx students to achieve academic and professional success
  • Why Latinx students choose CSUN as their college

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

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Chalra comunitaria: La experiencia Latinx, grabada el 29 de marzo, 2021

Acompáñenos en una conversación sobre las experiencias de estudiantes actuales, alumnos que ya se han graduado, y empleados Latinx de CSUN. La conversación cubrirá:

  • Cómo la comunidad sigue apoyando a los estudiantes durante COVID-19
  • Sistemas de apoyo dentro del campus para los estudiantes Latinx
  • Las experiencias personales de estudiantes actuales, alumnos que ya se han graduado, y empleados de CSUN
  • Consejos para los nuevos estudiantes Latinx, y así poder alcanzar el éxito académico y profesional
  • Por qué los estudiantes Latinx eligieron CSUN como su universidad

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Cultural Community Talk: The Black Experience, recorded March 29, 2021

This session is for students who would like to hear about the living and learning experiences of Black Matadors. Questions posed during the session were answered by:

  • Current students
  • Parents
  • Alumni
  • Faculty and staff

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

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Cultural Community Talk: The Asian American and Pacific Islander Experience, recorded March 29, 2021

This event is for students who would like to hear from our Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Join us for a conversation about the living and learning experiences of Asian American and Pacific Islander Matadors. During this webinar, you’ll have your questions answered by:

  • Current students
  • Parents
  • Alumni
  • Faculty and staff

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

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Cultural Community Talks: The Armenian Experience, recorded March 29, 2021

This event is for students who would like to hear from our Armenian community. Join us for a conversation about the living and learning experiences of Armenian Matadors. During this webinar, you’ll have your questions answered by:

  • Current students
  • Parents
  • Alumni
  • Faculty and staff

If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.

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CSUN Student Life, recorded Oct. 13, 2020

CSUN Student Life

 

 

 

Note: This event was targeted to students who were interested in applying to CSUN for admission in fall 2021.

This webinar was for students who wanted to learn more about getting involved outside the classroom. While getting involved on campus is strongly tied to a fulfilling college experience, we know it’s difficult to feel connected to campus when we’re all engaging remotely. During this discussion, CSUN representatives shared involvement opportunities, including:

  • Clubs and organizations
  • Sororities and fraternities
  • And more

Follow CSUN's University Ambassadors on Instagram for additional opportunities to connect with and learn more about CSUN. If you have any questions about the information shared in this webinar or enrolling at CSUN, contact Student Outreach and Recruitment at (818) 677-2967 or via email.