Programs & Services

With more than 40 centers and institutes, CSUN offers an array of programs and services for the campus and the local community. By offering these services, CSUN provides an important resource for the local community in areas like arts, education, health, and sustainability. Check out the programs and services CSUN has to offer!

Creative design and brand strategy

  • Intersect LA, an interdisciplinary creative brand strategy team

History and culture of Los Angeles

Chinese culture

  • The China Institute, a center that promotes educational and cultural exchanges between China and the United States

Summer theatre program for teens

Music therapy

Business development & entrepreneurship

Business and insurance

  • Risk and Insurance, a center that connects the CSUN community to the risk and insurance field

Financial literacy

  • Consumer Resource Center, a community resource that helps people resolve consumer issues such as financial planning and avoiding identity theft

Income tax services for low-income residents

  • Bookstein Institute’s VITA Tax Clinic, a clinic that provides cost-free income tax assistance service to low-income residents

Climate, sustainability and urban farming

Geospatial analysis and mapping (Geographic information systems)

Programs for health and wellness 

Boating and water safety education, outdoor adventures 

  • Aquatic Center at Castaic Lake, serves nearly 11,000 people a year courses, community service programs and activities such as water skiing, sailing and fishing

Gender and women support programs

Nutrition counseling and workshops

  • Marilyn Magaram Center, a center that enhances and promotes health and wellbeing through research, education and services in food science, nutrition and dietetics.

Parks and recreation / Ropes course

Adaptive sports program for veterans

  • Valley GO!, a program that provides handcycling training and clinics to veterans and other community members.

Physical Fitness

  • 3WINS, an exercise program designed for various fitness levels, free of age and gender
  • Commit to Be Fit, a free online- and in-person-based group fitness program

Ethics and equity training

Digital methods and technologies

  • Center for Digital Humanities, a center that researches digital methods and digital technologies, disseminates media and studies the impact of digital technology

Engineering & Computer Science

Autonomous systems

Program evaluation services

Public policy and youth advocacy

  • Center for Southern California Studies, a center that facilitates research, education and service on public policy issues facing Southern California
  • ReLAY Institute, is a collaboration of public, private and philanthropic agencies from across L.A. County to support opportunity youth

Science and Mathematics

Culture and community

Assistive technology and training 

  • Center on Disabilities, provides training and supports research to improve the world for people with disabilities

Autism assessment and intervention

  • Autism Clinic, providing a variety of services from behavioral services, social skills and parent education

Communication disorders diagnosis and therapeutic services

Crisis intervention and support for domestic violence and sexual assault

Individual and family counseling

Therapeutic exercise

Education, advocacy and support for families with special needs children

  • Family Focus Resource Center, provides resources to support children with (or at-risk for) special needs, their families and the professionals who serve them

Faculty professional development

Summer enrichment

K-12 Science programs

Literacy assessment and instruction

Preschool education at the CSUN Lab School

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