Student Resources

FloWater Refill Stations

In an effort to reduce plastic waste from single-use water bottles, the Associated Student Environmental Affairs Committee and PPM retrofitted existing drinking fountains with water bottle refill hardware. There are many throughout campus with plans for more in the future. FloWater refill machines were also installed throughout campus. Student can fill their reusable water bottles with chilled, filtered water nominal fee.

Matador Exchange

A marketplace exclusively for CSUN students to buy, sell, or trade items with other CSUN students. The Matador Exchange is a market for items from furniture, electronics, and sports equipment to textbooks and school supplies. Sponsored by the Associated Students Environmental Affairs Committee. Based on sites like “Freecycle” and “Craigslist,” the Matador Exchange seeks to encourage students to reduce the waste of unneeded items that may be of use to other students.


Matasphere Themed Living Community

The Matasphere Themed Living Community (TLC) brings together students who are interested in sustainability and environmental conservation to plan and implement efforts to reduce waste and consumption here in Student Housing. Residents will be on the front lines of sustainability efforts in the residence halls, and will engage with community partners on new practices and programs to conserve resources.

Residents who live in the Matasphere TLC will pave the way for reduced energy consumption here in Student Housing and role model responsible behaviors and practices to limit excess waste for those living here in Housing.


Ridelinks Ridesharing

A student exclusive ride matching system that allows you to connect with potential carpool partners at CSUN based on your location and schedule. Save money and the environment and make new friends by commuting to campus together!