The University Student Union (USU) at California State University, Northridge is a student centered non-profit organization that works to expand the college experience through various programs, services, employment, and involvement opportunities.

The mission of the USU is to foster the achievement of students’ educational goals by facilitating a strong connection between students and their campus community.

We are an engaging and energetic campus program that develops students through inclusive activities, meaningful employment opportunities, leadership experiences and innovative technologies, facilities, and services.

The University Student Union at CSUN includes the Dream Center, Pride Center, Computer Lab, East Conference Center, Games Room, Northridge Center, Oasis Wellness Center, Reservations & Event Services, Student Recreation Center, USU Events, Veterans Resource Center...and you!

Events and News

The University Student Union (USU) at CSUN welcomes all students and the campus community to the Spring 2021 semester. You are invited to experience the wide range of exciting virtual events, programs and services we are currently offering. Everything the USU provides for you is intended to optimize your sense of belonging at CSUN through student engagement, connection and community building.

Check here often for more information about our virtual opportunities for you at the University Student Union… Where Matadors Belong!


Upcoming Events

VRC: Virtual “Game Night”

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Game Night

The Veterans Resource Center of the University Student Union invites all Student Veterans and military-connected Matadors to experience the fun of competition at our virtual Game Night on Zoom! Read more

Pride Center: Virtual T-Time

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

T-Time: Wednesdays, 7–8:30 p.m.

Come sip some tea and experience the support and guidance that Virtual T-Time at the Pride Center has for YOU and all of our other trans and non-binary CSUN students. Read more

USU Advocacy Campaign

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 11:00am

USU Advocacy Campaign

This spring, get inspired in your own personal advocacy with a little help from your friends at the University Student Union at CSUN. On every other Thursday during the semester, we invite you to join us in exploring a variety of different themes from social justice issues to cultural celebratory advocacy.  Read more



Experience the USU’s Powerful Screening of “Warrior Women” during “An Afternoon with Madonna Thunder Hawk and Elizabeth Castle

October 15, 2020

USU Logo Lede

The University Student Union (USU) in collaboration with the Women’s Research & Resource Center, “American Indian Student Association” and American Indian Studies, proudly invites all students, staff, and faculty to learn more about the fight for Native American rights and watch the important documentary film “Warrior Women” during “An Afternoon with Madonna Thunder Hawk and Elizabeth Castle”.

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