University Student Union


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 University Student Union, as the heart of campus, uplifts and empowers students to achieve educational, personal and professional goals by providing leadership development, meaningful employment, and innovative programs, services and facilities. We promote equity, inclusion and well-being, while encouraging social justice advocacy to help Matadors feel heard, respected and connected to CSUN.

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 Programs, Veterans Resource Center...and you!

Events and News

Upcoming Events

VRC: Spring Study Jam

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Study Jam

An environment that is welcoming to students to study for classes or finals. Snack, drinks, music included. A tutor from the LRC will stop by 1-2 times a month. Read more

Pride Center: T-Time

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm


Join the Pride Center of the University Student Union this semester to find support and cultivate your sense of community during T-Time. Read more

DREAM Center: Marriage Petitions

Thursday, May 9, 2024 - 2:00pm

DREAM Center Symbol

Want to learn more about how a US Citizen or Green Card holder can petition for their spouse? Join CARECEN to learn more about the requirements and other important details you should know! Read more

Pride Center: Spr'24 Rainbow Graduation

Friday, May 17, 2024 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Pride Center

Graduation celebration hosted by the Pride Center in collaboration with the Queer Studies Program to celebrate the success and accomplishments of the graduates with their families, friends, and community. Read more



Essential Talks Anti-Racist Learning Network Series: Examining Our Campus

March 24, 2022

Examining Our Campus

The University Student Union (USU) in collaboration with the University Counseling Services (UCS), Office of Student Success, Department of Africana Studies, Black House and Associated Students (AS) invites you to attend the virtual installments of Examining Our Campus – a part of the Essential Talks Anti-Racist Learning Network Series.  Read more

CSUN Community Joins the SRC’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

March 21, 2022

A DJ performs at the SRC@10 event

The Student Recreation Center (SRC) of the University Student Union (USU) celebrated its 10-year anniversary with the SRC@10 Celebration on Feb. 23. Special guests and students arrived to commemorate the milestone and learn what the facility offers the CSUN community. Read more


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